Aequidens sp. Ventuari/Moriche

22. February 2019

This beautiful and peaceful, somewhat reserved cichlid comes from Venezuela. It was collected in the Rio Ventuari, at a place where the river has to avoid the mountain Moriche. Mount Moriche is 1216 m high. Aequidens sp. Ventuari/Moriche is undoubtedly closely related to A. metae and becomes about 20 cm long. They are open breeders with a biparental family. The female gets a dark head in excitement, while the male’s orange zones behind the head and in the back area intensify.

For our customers: the animals have code 606423 on our stocklist. Please note that we only supply wholesalers.

Text & photos: Frank Schäfer