Severums are a mid sized cichlid that is semi-aggressive.  They need open space to swim and prefer as large a tank as possible.

Grant Kendrick [CC-BY-SA-3.0]
Grant Kendrick [CC-BY-SA-3.0]

Category: New World Cichlid

Common Names: Severum

Scientific Name: Heros serverus

Family: Cichlidae

Minimum Tank Size: 55 Gallons

Care Level: Moderate

Temperament: Semi-Aggressive

Max Size: 8 Inches

Temperature: 72-78 F

pH: 6.0-7.0

Tank Level: All

Colors: Green, Yellow, Tan

Diet: Carnivore

Breeding: Difficult

Ltshears - Trisha M Shears [Public domain]
Ltshears – Trisha M Shears [Public domain]