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Firemouths are naturally territorial when spawning, they make great tank mates with other cichlids and community fishes. They are also consider one of the most beautiful cichlids in the world, because of this they make great display fishes.

Common Name Firemouth
Scientific Name Thorichthys Meeki
Size 17cm
Origin Guatemala and the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.
Tank Setup Community or Species Tank and are suited for 100litre tanks.
Temperature 26 - 30 degrees
Feeding Omnivorous and take pellets, granules, flakes and frozen/ live food.
Gender Males are more colourful and have a filament like extension on the posterior part of the dorsal fin.