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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I will post more pictures once they are sexually mature. You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

Amphilophus macracanthus coloring up – The Cichlid Room Companion

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Amphilophus Agassiz I’m excited about the possibilities. Here’s a photo of a young male for comparison.

I think it may be a regional variant of macracanthus with pink breast coloration, a new species or a natural hybrid of breidohri and macracanthus??? Species of Amphilophus in FishBase. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Amphilophus Midas cichlid A. The genus currently contains 23 species, including several that are well-known from the aquarium trade. Two new endemic species in the Midas cichlid species complex from Nicaraguan crater lakes: Amphilophus froebelii Agassiz, I learnt quite a bit about regional color variations of this species, thanks to all that posted here.


Amphilophus macracanthus (Firemouth) (Cichlasoma guija)

Here is a link to a photo that illustrates what the species looks like: All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from October Articles with permanently dead external links Articles with ‘species’ microformats.

I can’t wait to see and compare breeding dress. Here is a video of mine, I caught them in Guatemalas pacific slope, notice there is no lateral line http: There are currently 16 recognized species in this genus: The river where these fish were collected was a fast flowing river east of Presa La Angostura.

Amphilophus is a genus of cichlid fishes from Central Americaranging from southern Mexico to Panama. Depth-dependent abundance of Midas Cichlid fish Amphilophus spp. Views Read Edit View history.


Retrieved from ” https: I appreciate your comments. Presa d’Angostura is I believe the type locality for this species.

These guys are wild and around inches long. Amphilophus tolteca and Amphilophus viridis Perciformes, Cichlidae.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The fish we collected were from a river where this was the only occurring cichlid.

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Their disposition is mild and apparently are slow growers but compared to my Paretroplines, they seem to be on hormones. There were no other cichlids in this river, however, one specimen was caught in the Rio Grijalva along with small tilapia. One of my favorite CAs. This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat Cichlidae from Lake Apoyo, Nicaragua”.