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African jewelfish

Hemichromis bimaculatus


The African jewelfish, also known as jewel cichlid or JewlFish, is from the family cichlidae, and can grow up to 6 inches long. The origin for the African jewelfish is in the Nile river, Niger river and Congo river. There are many different species of the jewelfish. All different species behave the same and have the same conditions. The African jewelfish is not a community fish and cannot have any other fish in a tank with them. Because of their beauty many people desire them as pets. This fish is aggressive and preys on other fish.


@ Kankaria Aquarium

1 species ID suggestions

African jewelfish
Hemichromis bimaculatus African jewelfish


Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 6 years ago

Thanks saralagamage & Noel

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 6 years ago


Beautiful capture!

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 6 years ago

You're welcome Sachin!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 6 years ago

Thanks again Stian for ID

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Lat: 23.00, Long: 72.60

Spotted on Aug 15, 2012
Submitted on Aug 18, 2012


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