Heros efasciatus

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The Heros efasciatus lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 7.0, dH range: 20 environment.

Heros efasciatus ( fish name )slovensky , français Share pictures of your fish! Upload them now! * Maximum size in aquariums (min-max): 12 - 15 cm ( 4.72 - 5.91 in ) * pH of water: 6 - 7. More

Heros efasciatus male in the aquarium of Don Danko . Photo by Don Danko. Heros efasciatus (Heckel, 1840) - - Please login to view this full profile. More

Heros efasciatus Heckel, 1840 (one of the more common synonyms (still incorrectly used today) is H. appendiculatus) can be found in the Río Xingu and along the entire length of the Amazon River and Río Solimoes. More

Heros efasciatus has several color variants several of which are line bred aquarium strains like the Gold Severum. This strain is pale yellow with red-orange specks. More

Common names

Acara piranga in Portuguese (Português)
Acará-peba in Portuguese (Português)
Acará-preto in Portuguese (Português)
Bujurqui in Spanish (español)
Bujurqui acha vieja in Spanish (español)
Cichlidé ocellé in French (français)
Cichlidé rayé in French (français)
Cichlide rayé ou ocellé in French (français)
Douwa in Palicur
Hantelcichlid in Swedish (Svenska)
Kala usa in Carib
Kala usa in Galibi
Krobié in Creole, French
Krobié in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Moyouleposiwa in Oyampi
Moyouleposiwa in South American Indian (Other)
Paya in Creole, French
Paya in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Vanneahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Vannekirjoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Vieja in Spanish (español)
大口英丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
大口英麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
金带英丽鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
金帶英麗魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Heros
Species : Heros efasciatus
Authority : Heckel, 1840