Amatitlania sajica


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SKU: T-Bar Cichlid TR (A. sajica) XS Categories: ,

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Amatitlania sajica

Origin: Central America – Costa Rica

Geographic Range: Shallow lakes, ponds, and slow-moving rivers in the region.

Diet: Omnivore; Enjoys a varied diet including high-quality pellets, live or frozen foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, and vegetable matter.

Average Adult Size: Around 4-5 inches (10-12.7 cm)

Sexual Dimorphism: Limited sexual dimorphism; males may have slightly longer fins and brighter coloration.

Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons for a pair, larger for a community

Temperament: Generally peaceful, but can become territorial during breeding. Suitable for community tanks with other non-aggressive fish.

Recommended Water Parameters:

pH: 6.5-7.5
Temp: 75-80°F (24-27°C)
Hardness: 5-15 dGH
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: Under 30ppm
Note: Amatitlania sajica, also known as the T-Bar Cichlid, is a hardy and colorful cichlid. Provide a well-decorated aquarium with hiding spots and open swimming space. They may form pairs and are known for their interesting behaviors during breeding.

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