T-Bar / Sajica Cichlid Tropical Fish Information

Archocentrus sajica
T-Bar / Sajica Cichlid
Behaviour Territorial, pair-forming, relatively peaceful
Typical size 13cm
Max size 15cm
Tank Area Middle, bottom
Min Tank Size 90cm
Temp Min: 23℃ Max: 28℃
Feeding Flake, pellet, dried, frozen, live foods
pH Range 6.5-8
Hardness s,m,h
T-Bar / Sajica Cichlid Archocentrus sajica
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T-Bar / Sajica Cichlid (Archocentrus sajica)

T-Bar / Sajica Cichlid Tropical Fish Learn all about the T-Bar / Sajica Cichlid's feeding habits and food types, its behaviour, its origins, its natural habitats, is it male or female, breeding advice and information, suitable tank mates, its sizing and growth range, minimum tank size, water PH and more. Use our fish community creator tool to plan your tank set up and ensure that the T-Bar / Sajica Cichlid is the right fish for your aquarium.

The T-Bar Cichlid is an attractive Central American Cichlid which will do well in a community of other medium sized cichlids. The fish are relatively peaceful although will be territorial during breeding. The aquarium should contain a sandy or rounded gravel substrate, hiding spots and caves, and a few hardy plants. The males will grow significantly larger than females and will develop a forehead hump. T-Bar cichlids are closely related to Convict cichlids and the two may interbreed, so should not be kept together.

T-Bar / Sajica Cichlid Facts

Family Cichlidae (Cichlids) | Synonyms Cichlasoma sajica | Origin Central America; Costa Rica | Breeding Cave spawner | Natural Water Conditions pH 7, medium | Natural Habitat Rivers with gravel bottoms and moderate flow | Sexing Males are significantly larger and have pointed anal and dorsal fins



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