Keyhole Cichlid Profile
Common name: Keyhole cichlid
Scientific name: Cleithracara maronii
Type of fish: Cichlid
Origin: South America
Level of difficulty: Advanced
Max size: 3 inches
Growth Rate: Slow
Minimum tank size: 20 gallons
Tankmates: community fish like tetras, livebearers, gouramis, barbs, and peaceful dwarf cichlids, Corydoras catfishes
Sexing: Males have longer and more pointed dorsal fins.
Notes: I have found Keyhole cichlids to be very weak when facing aggression. Every time I had to pull this fish out and put him in his own tank because he would struggle greatly when another fish showed aggression towards him.