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| Butterfly Peacock Bass

| Orinoco Peacock Bass

General info about Peacock Bass

The Peacock Bass is a very large species of cichlid that can grow 2 feet in length (24 inches) and adults have three large gold-edged dark spots on the side of their body and a fourth spot on the tail. They prefer slower-moving and shallow waters. They are able to tolerate more turbid waters than other species of peacock bass.

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Peacock Bass New World Cichlids Cichlidae Cichla orinocensis

The Peacock Bass is a very large species of cichlid that can grow 2 feet in length (24 inches) and adults have three large gold-edged dark spots on the side of their body and a fourth spot on the tail. They prefer slower-moving and shallow waters. They are able to tolerate more turbid waters than other species of peacock bass.

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