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Uaru cichlid

Also known as- triangle cichlid

Family- cichlidae

Scientific name-Uaru amphiacanthoides

Origin- Amazon river basin

Minimum tank size- an adult can be kept in a 55 gallon aquarium
Minimum tank size for mating pair is an 80 gallon tank

Max size- 10-12 inches in length

Diet- omnivore- uaru's will eat most anything, flakes, pellet's, prepared foods, any average cichlid food are acceptable, varied diets are very important for cichlids, so feed a variety of foods. A high percent of there diet dhould be vegatables.

Breeding- Uaru's have a reputation for being hard to breed, if you have the tank space keep 6-8 of these fish in a tank, and they should do the rest, they breed in substrate of aquariums., they will lay any where from 100 to 800 eggs at a time.

Sexing- sexing can bee hard on these cichlids, females are plumper during spawning, and mature males may get a more round head.

Tank conditions- ph 6.5- 7.5, temp- 75-84

temperment- these fish are similar in temperament as severum cichlids.

Tank mates- uaru's are mostly peaceful and can be kept with other fish such as- severums, silver dollars, and less aggressive medium sized cichlids.usru's like to be kept in groups





Sources-

http://www.gcca.net/fom/Uaru_amphiacanthoides.htm

http://www.wetwebmedia.com/FWSubWebIndex/triangcichlids.htm

http://filaman.ifm-geomar.de/Summary/Speci...ry.php?id=11187

http://www.aquahobby.com/gallery/guaru.html

http://cichlid-forum.com/profiles/species.php?id=627
 

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Nice profile, all the info is correct but they need a large % of veg in there diet and prefer to be kept in groups, they also eat wood panaque stylie, it aids digestion.
Heres some pics, if you want to add the info+pics to the profile, then get a mod to delete this post thats fine with me

DA
 

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yea great profile. cool Pix DA
those are preety expensive fish.

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Uaru cichlid

Also known as- triangle cichlid

Family- cichlidae

Scientific name-Uaru amphiacanthoides

Origin- Amazon river basin

Minimum tank size- an adult can be kept in a 55 gallon aquarium
Minimum tank size for mating pair is an 80 gallon tank

Max size- 10-12 inches in length

Diet- omnivore- uaru's will eat most anything, flakes, pellet's, prepared foods, any average cichlid food are acceptable, varied diets are very important for cichlids, so feed a variety of foods.these fish should have a high percent of vegatables in there diet.

Breeding- Uaru's have a reputation for being hard to breed, if you have the tank space keep 6-8 of these fish in a tank, and they should do the rest, they breed in substrate of aquariums., they will lay any where from 100 to 800 eggs at a time.

Sexing- sexing can bee hard on these cichlids, females are plumper during spawning, and mature males may get a more round head.

Tank conditions- ph 6.5- 7.5, temp- 75-84

temperment- these fish are similar in temperament as severum cichlids.

Tank mates- uaru's are mostly peaceful and can be kept with other fish such as- severums, silver dollars, and less aggressive medium sized cichlids.these fish like to be kept in groups.

Sources-

http://www.gcca.net/fom/Uaru_amphiacanthoides.htm

http://www.wetwebmedia.com/FWSubWebIndex/triangcichlids.htm

http://filaman.ifm-geomar.de/Summary/Speci...ry.php?id=11187

http://www.aquahobby.com/gallery/guaru.html

http://cichlid-forum.com/profiles/species.php?id=627

pics-

devon amazons uaru's

going to get some pics form devon amazon, or any body who has these cichlids
 
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