Crimson Tide

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The Crimson Tide at a young age is silver in the body with black bars (not usually perfect baring) as they mature the Males develop a red colored "belly" and yellow throughout the body whereas the females show no red coloration at all but instead gets a slight golden sheen over her body and will maintain her black bars . This species is best kept in small groups.

Fish Specifications :

  • Species - Astatotilapia Latifasciata
  • Common Name - Crimson Tide (although this is incorrect)
  • Mature Adult Size - 5"
  • Origin - Lake Victorian
  • PH Range - 7.2 -8.0
  • Premature Range 24°c - 28°c
  • Water Type - Hard Alkaline
  • Breed Type - Mouth brooder
  • Size - 6cm
  • Sex - Un-sexed