Severums are very popular fishes for the community setup, they pretty much can survive with all sorts of fishes. They come in two different varieties the Gold and the Green, and depending on the owner these varieties make a perfect addition to any community setup. Severums are also very peaceful but have the habit of digging up plants.
Common Name Severum, Gold Severum, Hero Cichlid, Banded Cichlid
Scientific Name Hero Severus
Size 20 cm
Origin Guyana and the Northern Amazon Area
Tank Setup Species Tank or housed with other Shy fishes
Temperature 25 degrees
Feeding Omnivorous, Flakes, Blood Worms, Brine Shrimp and Cichlid Sticks.
Gender Generally the same but females are paler and lacks the pattern on the head.