Chameleon cichlid

The Chameleon cichlid lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.5 - 7.0, dH range: 5 - 12 environment.

The chameleon cichlid is the best cichlid you can have. I have two of them and they are brilliant. When ever I tap on the glass they know I'm getting ready to feed them and swim straight to the top of the tank. More

sometimes known as the Chameleon Cichlid because of the rather sudden change from juvenile to adult coloration. Juveniles and females will show a yellow body with several black stripes, like the bumble bee it is named after. More

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like the chameleon cichlid these fish can change their colours to their suroundings. Source(s):… More

Common names

Cará in Portuguese (Português)
Cará in Unknown
Castañeta in Spanish (español)
Castanheta in Portuguese (Português)
Castanhola in Portuguese (Português)
Chameleon cichlid in English
Chameleon cichlid in Unknown
Chanchita in Spanish (español)
Chanchito in Danish (dansk)
Chanchito in English
Chanchito in German (Deutsch)
Chanchito in Portuguese (Português)
Chanchito in Spanish (español)
Chanchito in Swedish (Svenska)
Espanhol in Portuguese (Português)
Kalterikirjoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
palometa in Spanish (español)
Palometa negra in Spanish (español)
Peine in Spanish (español)
Vieja in Spanish (español)
White convict cichlid in English
美丽体鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
美麗體魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Australoheros
Species : Australoheros facetus
Authority : Jenyns, 1842