Nancy Luster - My midas is big I think its a female someone gave her too me I have her now in a 44 gallon corner piece aquarium is that too small I have pics of her on FB she seems happy When doing the water changes always use a gravel cleaner to make sure all of the decomposing organic matter that has built up is removed. In I started seeing a woman who lived 90 miles away, and would spend most of the week with her. For one of my his friends, he would actually surface and let her pet his back like a dolphin very lightly! When I came back, I saw what they were talking about. Captive bred coloring is quite variable and the color morphs that can be acquired are very interesting. The pair will sometimes tolerate other fish, but not recommended. Like Convict Cichlids, these fish are very messy!
Fish guide for Midas Cichlid, Amphilophus citrinellus profile with fish pictures, It was the smallest fish I had by far, now it's full grown and definitely the Alpha. The Red devil cichlid grow large, captive specimens have been reported seems to occur, the reason for this has never been fully explained. Tank Mates, Water Conditions, Size, Breeding & Gender Tips.
new red devil won't eat!!
Red Devil Cichlid Terror Of The Tank – Red Devil Cichlid (Amphilophus labiatus) – Complete Species Guide This cichlid gets quite large when it comes to the age of an adult.
You may get a very docile fish that does well when placed in a tank with other fish.
Males will become aggressive and territorial. Water Current: The current in the water must be moderate.
Use caution when feeding feeder goldfish because of the disease element. They are generally a fairly peaceable cichlid compared to other large Central American cichlids, but are almost guaranteed to become quite aggressive if kept in a tank that is 4' long or less.
How to care for the Red Devil cichlid
Feed 2 to 5 small pinches of food a day. Knowing the signs and catching and treating them early makes a huge difference.
Video: Red devil cichlid full grown ball Pie Ball red devil pair
I got a full grown red devil (about 10" long with a small tennis ball size koch) 10 days ago and he still hasn't eaten!
I tried market shrimp. Red Devil Cichlid fish profile and care information such as tank size, tank mates, life span, diet, foods, breeding, behavior, tank setup and temperament.
That should clear up the problem. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. If you like a peaceful community tank, red devils are not a good choice.
Red Devil – All About Aquariums
You need to change the water weekly. Cheers Jim. To achieve the high levels of oxygen that this fish needs add a couple large airstones to the tank.