Common Name Red Forest Jewel Cichlid
Scientific Name Hemichromis Bimaculatus
Size 15 cm
Origin Western Africa, found in forested streams in the Niger River
Tank Setup Community Setup
Temperature 22 – 28 degrees
Feeding They tend accept flakes and pellets
Gender Males tend to be darker with lesser colours.
Comments Jewels are a relatively peaceful cichlid and tend to be more suited in community setups rather then being in setups with large cichlids.