Trimac Cichlid (Amphilophus trimaculatum)

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Trimac Cichlid

Cichlasoma trimaculatum.jpg
Trimac Cichlid

Amphilophus trimaculatum

Moderate

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.5

[[Minimum temperature::21 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::30 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

6-16 °d

1:2 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

8-12 years

Family

Cichlidae



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Additional names

Three Spot Cichlid

Additional scientific names

Heros trimaculatus, Cichlasoma trimaculatus, Cichlasoma cajali


Origin

Central America: Pacific slope rivers of the Pacific slope from Mexico to El Salvador.

Sexing

Female Trimacs have a black blotch in the middle of the dorsal fin whereas the male does not. This feature may not be visible until the fish is approximately 2" or larger.

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