True Parrot Cichlid - Hoplarchus psittacus - - Live Fish

True Parrot Cichlid - Hoplarchus psittacus - - Live Fish

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True Parrot Cichlid - Hoplarchus psittacus - - Live Fish

Hoplarchus psittacus, also commonly known as the true parrot originates in the rivers of Brazil, and the upper Orinoco basin in Venezuela. They are extremely beautiful, showing emerald green color and bright red eyes. The freshwater fish often school in groups in both their juvenile state and adulthood. They lean toward more of a frozen food diet such as bloodworms, chopped krill, brine shrimp, and even pellets or flakes. In the wild they target shady areas with lots of leaf coverage, therefore they will definitely enjoy a planted aquarium where they can hide behind any plants or decorations if they feel threatened by other fish. Although they are more towards the peaceful side to their same species when housing these beautiful spotted true parrots they can claim territory in the tank and claim territory.

  • Main picture shown are size and coloration of an Adult.
  • Second picture is a SAMPLE image of available fish, not an exact photo of the fish you will receive. You will get same type, color & same grade. 
  • We made sure they are healthy, active and eating.

Shipping Tropical Fish from Rockland Aquarium

All of our door-to-door orders are sent using Next Day Air. We ship two days a week. Monday and Tuesday or Tuesday and Wednesday if Monday is a Holiday. Most orders received will be shipped the following week.

Please text or call us for pick up. 845-269-1530.

Rockland Aquarium

132 Route 304

Bardonia, NY 10954

Be mindful of the laws in your state before placing your order! If the fish selected are illegal in the state you reside in, your order will be cancelled. 

Where do we ship from?

We ship from our location located in Bardonia, New York:

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We do not ship to Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Alaska.

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For any questions, contact us at or text 845-269-1530

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