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Firebird Cichlid

Scientific Name: Aulonocara hansbaenschi

About the Firebird Cichlid

Species Type: Freshwater Fish
Category: Cichlids

Care Level: Moderate. May tolerate only a narrow range of water parameters, have specific dietary requirements including frozen or even live foods, may have behaviors that severely limit potential tankmates or may require a specialized aquarium setup.

Origin: Africa, Lake Malawi

Compatibility/Temperament: 3


A territorial fish that is very colorful and beatiful. Males are bright blue and females are grey.

Firebird Cichlid Diet

Flakes and live foods such as brine shrimp, blood worms, etc.
Feed Quality Cichlid flakes/pellets.


Ideal water parameters for Firebird Cichlid

The Firebird Cichlid should be kept in an aquarium with the temperature ranging from 73 to 81 degrees Fahrenheit, and a Ph of around 8.

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