Angostura Cichlid (Vieja breidohri)

Also known as Angosturan Cichlid


Also known as Angosturan Cichlid

Found over mud, rock, sand and silty bottoms of lakes and lower to middle valley rivers of the Atlantic slope.
They feed on benthic detritus, invertebrates and aquatic plants.
Length - 16cm
Depth - ?m
Central America - Grijalva River Basin, Mexico

A freshwater fish often seen in the aquarium trade.
These fish brood their eggs in their mouths to protect their young. Ref:


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