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Red Zebra Cichlid

New Fish Tank Tips: Give your fish plenty of places to hide. Ironically, it seems the more places they have to hide the less they do hide. Hiding places can be a place of refuge for your fish and it should lower stress levels for them.
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Red Zebra Cichlid

Quick StatisticsTemperament: Aggressive
Family: Cichlidae
Native To: Africa: Lake Malawi
Diet: Omnivore
Adult Size: Up to 6″
Temperature: 72° – 82°F
Care Level: Easy
Tank Size: 30+ gallons
Scientific Name: Pseudotropheus zebra
Environment: Freshwater

The Red Zebra Cichlid is most notable for the lack of striping that is seen on other varieties. Also, the Red Zebra can be aggressive so it requires plenty of room to establish its territory and is best kept with similar-sized fish or in pairs.