Pike cichlid

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The Pike cichlid lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Pike cichlids of the genus Crenicichla make very interesting and challenging aquarium residents. The following article is a brief introduction to this genus of South American cichlids. More

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Pike Cichlids are fascinating South American fishes best left to cichlid specialists. Many get quite large and extremely predatory and, because it is difficult to differentiate between the species, it is often impossible to know what you are getting. More

The long slender Two-Spot Pike Cichlid is a favorite, cichlid enthusiasts exclaim that "they are honestly the coolest looking fish"! The Two-Spot Pike Cichlid comes from a family called Pike Cichlids that are varied in coloring and size. More

The Orange Pike Cichlid is a vibrantly colored example of South American Pike Cichlids. With its sleek, elongated body shape and tapered head, the Orange Pike Cichlid resembles pike fish more than conventional cichlids. More

Dwarf Pike Cichlids are the most colourful of the species and are popular for home aquariums because they don’t require a large tank. Because Pike Cichlids will not show aggression to fish bigger than them, it is easier to choose tank mates for the dwarf varieties. More

Marbled Pike Cichlid, Crenicichla marmorata Pellegrin 1904, The. - Wayne Leibel, 2003 by Wayne Leibel, 1992. More

Physical description: The Dwarf Pike Cichlid has a typical Pike Cichlid body shape. The back is mushroom brown to muddy yellow and the belly is whitish-brown. The eyes are large and dark red in color. More

Compress(us) (Dwarf) Pike Cichlid, Yellow Fin (Dwarf) Pike Cichlid, Banded (Dwarf) Pike Cichlid Scientific Name: Crenicichla compressiceps (Ploeg, 1986) Range: South America: lower Rio Tocantins, Par More

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Pike Cichlid 14 Day Guarantee Live Shipping Information Pike Cichlid = Scientific Name: Creninichla saxatilis Recommended Aquarium:75+ Gallons Approx. More

In•Print View PIKE Cichlid? Posted by: Landon ()Date: February 12, 2008 05:23AM Just got a pike chiclid, its about 3 inches long, with a about 35 other africans and plecos. More

Being predators, pike cichlids prefer a diet of live fish and crustaceans but this is often not possible in captivity, where frozen and prepared foods may have to suffice. This article illustrates some of my experiences with feeding these fish. More

Pike cichlids are predatory, vigorous fish that can be found all over much of the South American continent in over 50 species. More

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Common names

Cabeza amarga in Spanish (español)
Joaninha in Portuguese (Português)
Pike cichlid in English
点唇矛丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
点唇矛丽鱼 in Unknown
點唇矛麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
點唇矛麗魚 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Crenicichla
Species : Crenicichla celidochilus
Authority : Casciotta, 1987