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Common Name(s): Flowerhorn Cichlid
Scientific Name: ???
Local Name(s): [Md]罗汉(Luo2 Han4)
Precaution: Harmless
Edible: Yes but not advisable

An introduced and once popularly cultured cichlid in Singapore. Due to its popularity and demand, this cichlid has been cross bred with other cichlids. When its popularity was over, many of these cichlids were dumped by into reservoirs, rivers and streams islandwide.

The flower cichlid can grow up to a kilogram or more and can be caught on prawn meat or worms. This fish has very little value to anglers in terms of thrill or meat.

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