Uaru (Uaru amphiacanthoides)

Also known as Chocolate Cichild, Poor Man's Discus, Triangle Cichlid, Uaru Cichlid, Waroo Cichlid

Description

Also known as Chocolate Cichild, Poor Man's Discus, Triangle Cichlid, Uaru Cichlid, Waroo Cichlid.

Found in pairs and schools amongst submerged branches and tree roots in clear streams of the Amazon and Negro river basins and their tributaries.
They feed on crustaceans, insects and worms.
Varies in colour and pattern.
Length - 25cm
Depth - ?
Widespread South America

A freshwater fish often seen in the aquarium trade. Ref: https://www.fishbase.de/summary/Uaru-amphiacanthoides

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