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PEACOCK BASS BROKOPONDO (Cichla cf. ocellaris ‘brokopondo’)

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One of the most distinctively marked, colorful, and sought after of the Peacock Bass, the Brokpondo Peacock Bass is found only in the waters around Suriname’s Lake Brokopondo. Although currently considered a form of C. ocellaris, it is likely that the Brokopondo variant may be a distinct species. Like all Cichla, they are large, powerful, predatory fish and should be kept by experienced aquarists with suitably large aquariums to house these fish as adults.

Brokopondo Peacock Bass (Cichla cf. ocellaris ‘brokopondo’)

Origin: Wild Suriname
Locale: Brokopondo
Diet: Predator and live fish eater. Will typically accept frozen foods
Adult Size: 20″
Recommended Tank Size: 300 Gallon
Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          6.5 – 7.5
Temp:                     76 – 82F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <30ppm,house%20these%20fish%20as%20adults.