Flag Cichlid (Mesonauta festivus)

Also known as Barred Cichlid, Festive Chiclid, Festivum, Festivum Cichlid

Description

Also known as Barred Cichlid, Festive Chiclid, Festivum, Festivum Cichlid.

Found in schools close to vegetation over mud and sand bottoms of creeks, pools, river basins and streams.
They feed on algae, benthic crustaceans, insects, plant matter and worms.
Length - 12cm
Depth - ?
Widespread South America

A freshwater fish seen in the aquarium trade. Ref: http://fishbase.org/summary/11140

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