Care sheet and information on Cichlasoma salvini, Salvin’s Cichlid

        A beautiful jewel from southern Mexico, Cichlasoma salvini is perhaps inch for inch and ounce for ounce, the most aggressive and pugnacious little cichlid ever to inhabit an aquarium. Some die...

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...

Care sheet and information on Xenotilapia (Enantiopus) melanogenys

        All photos courtesy of Alan Bliven from cichlidlovers.com  Love African cichlids but tired of all that aggression, sexual ratios and rocks and caves and vegetarian diets? Tired of all that blue and yellow?...

The Cichlids of Lake Nicaragua – Care sheet and information

Lake Nicaragua in Nicaragua, Central America contains a very diverse cichlid population. Some of these such as the convict cichlid are quite common in the hobby and will be known to...

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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