Gold Severum (Heros severus)

Also known as Banded Cichlid, Banded Severum, Convict Fish, Golden Severum, Green Severum, Hero Cichlid, Sedate Cichlid, Severum, Striped Cichlid

Description

Also known as Banded Cichlid, Banded Severum, Convict Fish, Golden Severum, Green Severum, Hero Cichlid, Sedate Cichlid, Severum, Striped Cichlid.

Found around submerged tree roots and branches over lakes, flood plains, river basins and slow moving rivers.
They feed on algae, detritus, fruits and seeds.
Colours vary.
Length - 20cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread South America

A freshwater fish often seen in the aquarium trade. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/3617

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