Home > Red Shoulder Severum (Heros sp. rotkeil) for Sale: Size, Tank, Care, Types, Breeding
Red Shoulder Severum (Heros sp. rotkeil) for Sale: Size, Tank, Care, Types, Breeding
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Up for sale are Unsexed Red Shoulder Severum. We currently have purchase options for 1" unsexed fish. These fish max out at about 8". You should only buy these if you have similar sized tank mates or a grow out tank for these.
Like all cichlids, Males will have the most color, while most females with will lack the color of the males. To have the most coloration you want to order a dominant male.
The Red Shoulder Severum is native to the Amazon Basin in South America. They are a peaceful fish that will do well in a community tank setting. They will do best in a cichlid community tank. Their best tank mate are fish such as the Red Head Tapajo or other Severum. They will appreciate a well planted aquarium.
We recommend placing these fish in a minimum of a 75 gallon tank if you are placing them in a community tank. They do best in a temperature range of 72 - 84 degrees and pH range of 6.0 - 7.5. They are omnivores that will accept most any food like a high quality flake food or our Small Pellet Fish Food.