As I was offered these fishes friday, and said yes saturday, I’m glad for your info they are intended for a * * 70 cm tank ( L). Taxonomy – Amphilophus macracanthus (Firemouth) (Cichlasoma guija) ( SPECIES) Scientific name, Amphilophus macracanthus ›Astatheros macracanthus.
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Two new endemic species in the Midas cichlid species complex from Nicaraguan crater lakes: The fish we collected were from a river where this was the only occurring cichlid.
All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from October Articles with permanently dead external links Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Views Read Edit View history. Amphilophus AgassizType species Amphilophus mcaracanthus Agassiz, Amphilophus tolteca and Amphilophus viridis Perciformes, Cichlidae. Depth-dependent abundance of Midas Cichlid fish Amphilophus spp.
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Amphilophus froebelii Agassiz, Presa d’Angostura is I believe the type locality for this species. They could possibly be a hybrid that has been doing the rounds in recent times called Vieja macracanthusunfortunately a mixture of the two species. I will post more pictures once they are sexually mature.
Macfacanthus Agassiz Retrieved from ” https: This fish is most reminiscent of Paratheraps, or Paraneetroplus breidohri except coloration is markedly different and head profile is more elongated in this particular fish.
One of my favorite CAs. However, a study led by Oldrich Rican suggested that several species within Amphilophus should be moved to the genus Astatheros. Cichlidae from Lake Apoyo, Nicaragua”.
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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. I can’t wait to see and compare breeding dress. There were no other macacanthus in this river, however, one specimen was caught in the Rio Grijalva along with small tilapia. Amphilophus Midas cichlid A. Their disposition is mild and apparently are slow growers but compared to my Paretroplines, they seem to be on hormones.
Amphilophus is a genus of cichlid fishes from Central Americaranging from southern Mexico to Panama. I learnt quite a bit about regional color variations of this species, thanks to all that posted here.
There are currently 16 recognized species in this genus: The genus currently contains 23 species, including several that are well-known from the aquarium trade. The river where these fish were collected was a fast flowing river east of Presa La Angostura.
Amphilophus macracanthus (Firemouth) (Cichlasoma guija)
Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. I’m excited about the possibilities. Here’s a photo of a young male for comparison. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat Species of Amphilophus in FishBase. Some are acquiring a pink coloration to their breast and opercula.
These guys are wild and around inches long. I appreciate your comments.
Here is a link to a photo that illustrates what the species looks like: Here is a video of mine, I caught them in Guatemalas pacific slope, notice there is no lateral line http: Finally, I’m thinking that it could be the amphiolphus My feeling is that it may be a species complex of macracanthus or an undescribed fish.
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