Thorichthys Ellioti


Scientific Name - Thorithys Ellioti

Our Size - 5cm

Max Size - 15cm

Temperature Range - 25-28°C

pH Range - 7.5-8.0

Diet - They will enjoy a variety of frozen foods such as vitamin-enriched brineshrimp, white mosquito larvae, bloodworm, Mysis, daphnia, and various dried foods such as flake, green flake, crisps, slow sinking granules, cichlid pellets, and crushed algae wafers.

Compatibility - Although territorial when breeding, these cichlids are not aggressive fighters the rest of the time. Instead they will often settle minor disputes amongst themselves through sheer bluff and bluster.

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The firemouth cichlid is a species of cichlid fish native to Central America. They occur in rivers of the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico, south through Belize and into northern Guatemala. Their natural habitat is typically shallow, slow-moving, often turbid, water with a pH of 6.5 - 8.0.

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