Cryptoheros nigrofasciatus (Convict)

Cryptoheros nigrofasciatus (Convict)

Herichthys carpintis (Green Texas)

Herichthys carpintis (Green Texas)

Cryptoheros spilurus (Blue Eye)

Cryptoheros spilurus (Blue Eye) 6-8 cm

Additional names

Blue-Eye Cichlid, Blue Eyed Cichlid, Jade Eyed Cichlid

Additional scientific names

Cichlasoma spilurumHeros spilurusArchocentrus spilurumArchocentrus spilurus



Central America: Atlantic slope from Belize to Nicaragua.


Males are more colourful, longer fins, and larger.

Tank compatibility

Compatible only with robust similar-sized fish as this fish can be territorial and a bully.


Frozen and live foods are best, will take flake, pellets as well.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

A spacious tank with good filtration.


A moderately aggressive Cichlid that forms a very strong pair bond.

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