Jumbo King kong parrot cichlid 9-12 inch
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Common Name(s)King Kong Parrots, Super King Kong Parrots.Scientific NameNone, It is a Hybrid Cichlid.FamilyPart of Cichlasoma genus, but scientists cannot give it an official family.OriginMan made hybrid fish created with the genes of South American Cichlids.TemperamentBecomes aggressive during the breeding season.Maximum SizeCan reach upto 30 cm. They are bigger than their cousins-the Blood Parrots.Minimum Tank Size75 gallon for each pair.Tank SetupLots of hiding spots with caves and driftwoods are required as they are very shy. Maintain ample space for swimming. Gravels are best because they like to dig like other cichlids. Perform 25-30% water change every week as they are very messy eaters. Lighting can be low.Tank RegionBottom to mid dweller.DietThey are omnivorous in nature. Will accept any type of foods-flakes, pellets, blood worms and brine shrimp. To increase the dark red colour they need carotene enriched pellets.Breeding98 % males are sterile. Females can be bred with the Central American Cichlids. But mostly they will form the hybrids.CompatibilityThey have the genes of Midas cichlid and Red Devil Cichlid. So, they are aggressive in nature. It is best to keep with the same species only.Ease of KeepingModerate.CarepH: Doesn't matter; Temperature: 72-82F (22-28C).Since they are messy eaters Canister Filter is really good for them. If kept properly can live more than 10 years.