Patrick's Cichlid (Aequidens patricki)

Also known as Acara, Bujurqui, Patrick's Acara


Also known as Acara, Bujurqui, Patrick's Acara.

Found in schools over gravel, rock and sandy bottoms in clear and white waters of slow to moderate streams.
They feed on small crustaceans, fish, and insects.
Length - 11.6cm
Depth - ?m
South America - Aguaytía and Pachitea rivers of the Amazon River basin, Peru

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


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