Max temperature for parrot fish and other cichlid?

  1. Charbel Bernaba Initiate Member

    My temperature right now is 82F and sometimes it can come up to 84F And i can't get it down to 80F i did try everything so my question is would i be able to have some parrots in my tank? and maybe other cichlids? what's the max temperature as i heard cichlids loves warm water.
     
  2. Aquarist Fishlore Legend Member

    Good morning,

    Star.gif I have moved your thread from Freshwater Fish Forums to More Freshwater Aquarium Topics/Aquarium Water/Temperature section of the forum.

    I keep my tank at 80 degrees with no issues. The Bloody Parrots are doing just fine.

    Tank cooling:
    https://www.fishlore.com/fishforum/freshwater-beginners/76453-tank-cooling.html

    http://www.thatpetplace.com/aqua-cool-aquarium-fan

    https://www.fishlore.com/fishforum/...es/146380-serious-tank-temperature-issue.html
    (see the video, post #14 in the link above)

    Thanks!

    Ken