Popular Freshwater Fish!

Uncle Bill's Pet Centers carries a wide variety of freshwater and saltwater fish, and selection may vary by store location.  Here are some of the most popular freshwater fish Uncle Bill's offers - but it is not a complete listing of all the fish we have available at any given time.  This list as well as our in-store availability fluctuates and is updated regularly.  Please note this information on each fish's page is for your reference only, and any advice acquired from these listings is to be used at your own discretion.

Nicaraguense Cichlid

Facts and Information

nicaraguense cichlid

Also called the Moga Cichlid, Parrot Cichlid, or Nickie in the wild it feeds on seeds, leaves and detritus.  Juveniles feed on aquatic insect larvae.  Because of the low caloric and nutritional value of its food sources, the Moga has to consume over forty times its body weight in food per year.  Mature specimens develop a brilliant jade to turquoise colored head and gill covers and a bronze colored body.

PH Levels - 6.5 to 8.0

Hardness Levels - 80 to 320 ppm

Temperature - 72 to 82°F

Level of Difficulty - Level 3

Size - Large

Aggression Level - Level 3

Possible Tankmates -South American Cichlids, Rainbow Cichlid


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