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Question about Port Acara cichlid

Discussion in 'Other South American Dwarf Cichlids' started by Cookie_apisto, Nov 15, 2018.

  1. Cookie_apisto

    Cookie_apisto Member

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    Does any of you guys have experience with the Port Acara cichlids? Can they survive at the temperature around 80F?
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    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    Which "Port Acara" (Cichlasoma actually) do you have? The true Port Acara (Cichlasoma portalegrense) is not as common in the hobby as some other Port-like cichlasomines. Port-like species occur throughout tropical and subtropical South America and into southern Central America.
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    gerald Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    I think 80 F should be okay for pretty much any of the Cichlasoma and Aequidens "Acara" species.
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    The one i am interested is the true Port Acara (Cichlasoma portalegrens) because they listed as wild caught but I havent gwt them yet.

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