Hoplarchus psittacus


The Hoplarchus psittacus lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 5.5 - 6.0, dH range: 5 - 10 environment.

Hoplarchus psittacus is a species of cichlid fish endemic to the blackwater rivers in Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela, South America including the Rio Negro, Jamari, Preto da Eva, Urubu rivers and upper Orinoco drainages. More

Hoplarchus psittacus ( fish name )slovensky , français Share pictures of your fish! Upload them now! * Maximum size in aquariums (min-max): 26 - 33 cm ( 10.24 - 12. More

Hoplarchus psittacus in normal coloration the aquarium of Danny Vaughan ..Photo by Danny Vaughan. Hoplarchus psittacus (Heckel, 1840) - Curator: Wayne Leibel. Last updated on 17-Mar-2006. More

The True Parrot Cichlid, Hoplarchus psittacus, is native to the black waters of South America. They prefer soft, acidic, and very clean water, and do not tend to do well if pristine conditions are not met. More

Common names

Acará paragaio in Portuguese (Português)
Hoplarchus psittacus in French (français)
Hoplarchus psittacus in Polish (polski)
Kaijakirjoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Papageibuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Vieja in Spanish (español)

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Hoplarchus
Species : Hoplarchus psittacus
Authority : Heckel, 1840