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Scientific Name: Chaetobranchopsis orbicularis
Pronunciation: k
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Geo. Origin: Whitewaters of central Amazon
Diet: Carnivore
Gender Differences: Monomorphic
Breeding: Substrate Spawner
Temperament: Peaceful
Conspecific Temperament: Mildly Aggressive
Maximum Size: 5"
Temperature: 78°F
pH: < 7
Water Hardness: Soft
Difficulty: 5


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Photo Credit: Philippe Burnel


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An unusual cichlid in that is it a filter-feeding planktivore. Small foods (brine shrimp, prepared bits, cyclops & daphnia) must be fed very frequently or they will starve.
 
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