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Biotodoma Cupido Santarem

Original price $79.99 - Original price $79.99
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$79.99 - $79.99
Current price $79.99
Style: 8-10 cm

Biotodoma Cupido Santarem (Biotodoma cupido var. Santarem)


Known for its captivating beauty and distinctive appearance, the Biotodoma Cupido Santarem is a South American cichlid that stands out in any aquarium setup. This variety, specific to the Santarem region, showcases slightly different hues and patterns, making it a prized catch for cichlid enthusiasts.


  • Vibrant and unique coloration
  • Personable demeanor and moderate temperament
  • Distinctive pattern compared to its standard counterpart
  • Native to the waters around Santarem

How to Keep:

As with other cichlids, this species appreciates a well-structured environment with ample hiding spots, provided by rocks and driftwood. A sandy substrate mimics its natural habitat. Biotodoma Cupido Santarem is generally peaceful but may become territorial during breeding. It's best to maintain them in spacious tanks with suitable tankmates.


  • Scientific Name: Biotodoma cupido var. Santarem
  • Temperature: 26 - 30 °C
  • pH Level: 6.0 - 7.5
  • GH: 2-12
  • KH: 3-10
  • Lifespan: 8-10 years
  • Size: 8 - 10 cm
  • Diet: Omnivore, with a preference for live foods
  • Breeding: Moderate, biparental substrate spawner
  • Care Level: Intermediate