Jack Dempsey cichlid
The Jack Dempsey fish scientific name is Nandopsis octofasciatum, they are from the cichlid family.
They are best kept in water parameters of PH 6.5 – 8.0. Water temperatures of 78 to 85 °F (25 to 29 °C). They can grow up to 10 inches fully grown.
The Jack Dempsey fish originate from Central america they are from the chchlid family, and because of this they can be a very aggressive fish. We would recommend mixing these with other bigger aggressive fish, or on there own.
The Jack Dempsey fish have a lovely mixture of colours, the normal Jack Dempsey have a grey or brown body with a lovely mixture of green, and blue dots. But there is also the electric blue Jack Dempsey these are a lovely bright blue colour with spots. These are more rear to get so they are more expensive, but they still have the same temperament as a normal Jack Dempsey Cichlid.
They will eat any foods you put in for them, and they do need frozen or live foods in there diet.