Nannacara anomala Regan, 1905
Goldeneye cichlid
photo by DATZ

Family:  Cichlidae (Cichlids), subfamily: Cichlinae
Max. size:  5.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater; pH range: 6 - 8; dH range: 5 - 19
Distribution:  South America: Aruka River in Guyana east to the lower Marowijne River in Suriname.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Frequently occurs in flooded savannas of the coastal zone (Ref. 27188). Feeds on worms, crustaceans and insects (Ref. 7020). Quite popular among aquarists who breed it without difficulty. Males are larger and more colorful, possessing more distinctly more elongated unpaired fins (Ref. 35237). Aquarium keeping: several females for one male; minimum aquarium size 80 cm (Ref. 51539).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 20.06.94
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 12.10.12
Checked by: Kullander, Sven O. - 16.02.01

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