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Wolf Cichlid tank

Wolf Cichlid

This tank houses a male Wolf Cichlid, Parachromis dovii.

Tank Size Approx 5x2x2' (60x24x26"/152x61x66cm)
Volume Nominal: 130 imp gallons/155 US gallons/585 litres
Actual: 111 imp gallons/132 US gallons/500 litres
Filtration Eheim Pro-II 2028 external canister filter (rated for 132 imp gal), and Eheim 2010 internal filter, plus two large airstones.
Heating Heated room
Lighting Medium - fluorescent room lighting only.
Substrate Thin layer of aquarium sand.
Decor Rounded boulders, bogwood and a large Beech branch.
Background 3-D effect artificial background roll.
Water parameters Temp=26oC ; pH=7.4 ;
35% water change every week.
Fish stock A male Wolf Cichlid Parachromis dovii, currently about 35cm (14") in length.

There aren't many fish that I would devote a whole large tank to, but this very large and robust cichlid from Central America is a character that more than earns his place.


Tank 1
(Leiarius pictus)
Tank 2
(Siamese Tigers)
Tank 3
Tank 4
Tank 5
(Wolf Cichlid)
Tank 6
Tank 7
Tank 8
Tank 9
Tank 10
Tank 11
Tank 12
Tank 13
(Wolf Fish)
Tank 14
(Planted Tank)
Tank 15
(W. African)
Tank 16
Tank 17
Tank 18
(Wolf Fish)
Tank 19
Tank 20
(Nano Reef)
Tank 21
Tank 22-26
Tank 27
(Nano Planted)
Fish House
(Setting up)
Previous Tank Setups and Fish:
Southeast Asian Planted Tank Malawi Mbuna Tank
Tanganyika Tank Malawi 'Haps' Tank

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