Red Sided severum, Heros liberifer, This vibrantly colored Red severum is a parental mouth brooder cichlid, is a recently described species from the Orinoco and Atabapo river drainages in Colombia and Venezuela. Adult fish in breeding condition color up to a deep reddish-pink and are easily the most attractive of the wild forms of Severum. Relatively easy to breed in aquaria, as the name implies this species is a mouth breeder which exhibits strong parental care. This fish does well in planted aquarium, containing large plants, it is also a good peaceful community fish.
Aquarium bred and raised
Purchase Size: 1.25"