The firemouth cichlid is one of the hardiest South American cichlids available. These fish have red markings around the gills and mouth which they can display to ward off predators. Nevertheless the firemouth is peaceful and may be kept with other species of similar size.
- Scientific Name: Thorichthys meeki
- Origin: South America
- Lifespan: 8 years
- Max Size: 6 inches
- Food: Flake, live, frozen, pellet
- Shipping Size: Approx. 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches