Home > Synspilum Cichlid (Paratheraps vieja) for Sale: Size, Tank, Care, Types, Breeding
Synspilum Cichlid (Paratheraps vieja) for Sale: Size, Tank, Care, Types, Breeding
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Up for sale are captive bred Synspilum. We have purchase options available for 1" and 3" unsexed fish. We do have larger ones available, please email us with your zip code for more information. Additional shipping costs may apply. These fish max out at 12" for males and 9" for females.
The Synspilum Cichlid is native to Mexico and are not a very aggressive fish. The males of this species will gradually get larger and develop a hump on their head as well as developing a brighter color. It is also possible for the female to develop this hump. They prefer a temperature range of 75-80 degrees and a pH of 6.6-7.2. They will accept a diet of live and dry foods, but we recommend our Small Pellet Fish Food.