Pastel cichlid

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The Pastel cichlid lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, brackish, pH range: 7.0 - 8.0, dH range: 9 - 20 environment.

Pastel cichlid ( common name ) let's test your knowledge! Amphilophus alfari ( fish name )slovensky , français Share pictures of your fish! Upload them now! * Maximum size in aquariums (min-max): 15 - 22 cm ( More

The Pastel Cichlid is a smaller growing fish, that rewards the patient, careful fish-keeper with some beautiful violet, rose and green coloration with adulthood. These are normally seen as drab, colorless looking, little 'minnows' when sold as juvenile fish. More

Common names

Feuerkopfbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Guldcichlide in Danish (dansk)
Mojarra paleta in Spanish (español)
Pastel cichlid in English
Quetzal in English
Quetzal in German (Deutsch)
Quetzal cichlid in English
Quetzalbuntbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Redhead cichlid in English
Rødhovedet cichlide in Danish (dansk)
Tulikirjoahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Vieja synspila in Catalan (Català)
ปลาหมอซินสไปลุ่ม in Thai (ไทย)
紅頭麗體魚 in Mandarin Chinese
红头丽体鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Cichlidae
Genus : Vieja
Species : Vieja synspila
Authority : Hubbs, 1935