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KROBIA XINGUENSIS (Krobia Xinguensis (xingu river)

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A rare, medium-growing dwarf cichlid from Brazil’s Rio Xingu, Krobia xinguensis is found in shallow, clear water areas of moderate flow. In the aquarium, they are a hardy and colorful fish with adults developing bright red coloration around the face. Relatively peaceful for a cichlid, they may be aggressive towards conspecifics or similar-looking cichlid species.

Krobia xinguensis

Origin: Wild Brazil
Locale: Rio Xingu
Diet: Insects, detritus, frozen & prepared feeds
Adult Size: 5″
Recommended Tank Size: 20 gallons
Compatibility: Relatively peaceful for a cichlid but still territorial and can be aggressive toward similar species

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.0 – 7.5
Temp:                     78-84F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm