Jewel Cichlid

Jewel Cichlid

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Hemichromis is a genus of fishes from the cichlid family, known in the aquarium trade as jewel cichlids. Jewel cichlids are native to Africa. Within West Africa, Hemichromis species are found in creeks, streams, rivers and lakes with a variety of water qualities including brackish water lagoons.Maximum size reported for the different species of Hemichromis ranges from around 8 to 30 centimetres (3.1 to 12 in) total length. Maximum sizes in aquaria tend to be slightly smaller than in the wild, Hemichromis bimaculatus for example occasionally reaching 20 centimetres (7.9 in) in the wild but in home aquaria seldom more than 15 centimetres (5.9 in).show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136649063
  • 9786136649061