Care sheet and information on Cichla Temensis – Peacock Bass

      Photo courtesy of Aqualand pets plus  Are you a fan of BIG fish? Got a BIG tank to put 'em in? Well how about the Peacock Bass. Since captive adults can easily exceed...

Blackgullet cichlid – Care sheet and information on Thorichthys pasionis

  One of my favorite cichlids, T. pasionis is surely one of the most beautiful to inhabit the rivers and lagoons of lowlands of the Atlantic Slope in Central America. Though the...

Starry night cichlid – Care sheet and information on Paratilapia bleekeri

        Image from "Cichlids plus"   The cichlids of Madagascar have become a bit more available in the past 5 years, particularly the Paretroplus, Ptychochromis and Lamena species from the Betsiboka drainage in the...

Hemichromis letourneauxi, Jewel cichlid – Care sheet and information on Hemichromis letourneauxi

        I'll begin the series with a wonderful West African 'jewel', Hemichromis letourneauxi. This not often seen cichlid is found sporadically throughout the Nilo-Soudanian region, an area which exhibits a high degree...

Rainbow fish, a guide to their care and upkeep

  Quick Care Sheets Detailed profiles     Overview: Although the title is Rainbow fish the information here will generally apply to four different families, except for their distribution they all have so much in common...

Pseudocrenilabrus nicholsi, Nichols’ Dwarf Mouthbrooder – Care sheet and information

      Photos courtesy of Alan Bliven from cichlidlovers.com    Here's a wonderful little mouth brooding cichlid which is rarely seen in the hobby, perhaps because the genus falls outside the more well known groups of...

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