Quick “at a glance” care sheets for many of the most commonly kept aquarium fish.

Common Name
Scientific Name
Anomalochromis thomasi
Apistogramma agassizii
Pterophyllum scalare
Gymnogeophagus balzanii
Aulonocara Blue Gold
Aulonocara korneliae (chizumulu)
Melanochromis auratus
Apistogramma bitaeniata
Big Eye Multifasciatus
Neolamprologus similis
Cichlasoma maculicauda
Black Brichardi
Neolamprologus splendens
Black Occelatus
Lamprologus speciosus
Black-White Johannii
Melanochromis perileucos
Cichlasoma citrinellum x Cichlasoma synspilum?
Symphysodon aequifasciata
Aequidens pulcher
Apistogramma eunotus
Blue Dolphin
Cyrtocara moorii
Cryptoheros spilurus
Blue Neon
Paracyprichromis nigripinnis
Blue Regal Peacock
Aulonocara koningsi
Blunt-Head Cichlid
Tropheus moorii
Microgeophagus altispinosa
Brevis Cichlid
Neolamprologus brevis
Pseudotropheus crabro
Butterfly Peacock
Aulonocara jacobfreibergi
Buttikoferi
Tilapia buttikoferi
Calvus
Altolamprologus calvus
Caudopunctatus
Neolamprologus caudopunctatus
Australoheros facetus (Cichlasoma facetum)
Crenicara filamentosa
Chipokae
Melanochromis chipokae
Hypselecara temporalis
Christmas Fulu Cichlid
Xystichromis phytophagus
Apistogramma cacatuoides
Metriaclima callainos (Maylandia callainos)
Nanochromis parilus
Amatitlania (Archocentrus) nigrofasciata
Cryptoheros spilurus sp. ‘Cutteri’
Pseudotropheus demasoni
Julidochromis dickfeldi
Dinghani
Pseudotropheus flavus
Symphysodon discus
Cynotilapia afra
Laetacara dorsigera
Parachromis dovii
Apistogramma sp. Rotpunkt
Laetacara curviceps
Geophagus abalios
Geophagus altamira
Satanoperca jurupari
Satanoperca leucosticta
Astatotilapia calliptera
Electric Blue Hap
Sciaenochromis ahli, Fryeri
Mikrogeophagus ramirezi
Electric Yellow Labidochromis
Labidochromis caeruleus
Pseudotropheus elongatus
Elongated Lemon Cichlid
Neolamprologus longior
Elongatus Ornatus
Pseudotropheus elongatus-ornatus
Hypselecara temporalis
Herichthys carpintis sp. escondido
Esther Grant’s Zebra
Maylandia estherae, (Metriaclima estherae)
Fairy Cichlid
Neolamprologus brichardi
Mesonauta festivus
Thorichthys (Cichlasoma) meeki
Laetacara curviceps
Hybrid species
Cyphotilapia frontosa
Furcifer
Cyathopharynx furcifer
Fuelleborni
Labeotropheus fuelleborni
Microgeophagus ramirezi
Giraffe Haplochromis
Nimbochromis venustus
Giant Mpimbwe Shelldweller
Lamprologus calliurus
Nannacara anomala
Aulonocara saulosi
Aequidens rivulatus
Hecq’s Shell-Dweller
Neolamprologus hecqui
Thorichthys helleri
Archocentrus nigrofasciatus
Hump-Head
Cyrtocara moorii
Cichlasoma octofasciatum (Rocio octofasciata)
Parachromis managuensis
Jewel Cichlid
Hemichromis bimaculatus
Jewel Cichlid
Hemichromis lifalili
Johann’s Mbuna
Melanochromis johanni
Aulonocara maylandi kandeensis
Maylandia lombardoi
Cleithracara maronii
Kribensis
Pelvicachromis pulcher
Labeotropheus Trewavasae
Labeotropheus trewavasae
Tilapia snyderae
Lemon Cichlid
Neolamprologus leleupi
Lifalili Cichlid
Hemichromis lifalili
Livingstoni’s Nimbochromis
Nimbochromis livingstonii
Longnose Aulonocara
Aulonocara rostratum
Herichthys carpintis sp. escondido
Hybrid species
Apistogramma macmasteri
Malawi Eye Biter
Dimidiochromis compressiceps
Parachromis managuensis
Julidochromis marlieri
Marmalade Cat, Albino
Maylandia Zebra Mbenji
Masked Julie
Julidochromis transcriptus
Amphilophus citrinellus
Oreochromis mossambicus
Pseudotropheus elongatus-Mpanga
Mpanga Red
Labeotropheus trewavase “Mpanga Red”
“Multies”
Neolamprologus multifasciatus
Tropheus duboisi “Karilani”
“Ngara”, Flametail
Aulonocara Stuartgranti “Ngara”
Apistogramma nijsseni
None, Lamprologus Callipterus
Lamprologus callipterus
Labidochromis chisumulae
None, Melanochromis Baliodigma
Melanochromis baliodigma
None, Melanochromis Brevis
Melanochromis brevis
None, Neolamprologus Bifasciatus
Neolamprologus bifasciatus
None, Neolamprologus Wauthioni
Neolamprologus wauthioni
None, Parananochromis Caudifasciatus
Parananochromis caudifasciatus
Ocellated Shelldweller
Lamprologus ocellatus
Etroplus maculatus
Astronotus ocellatus
Melanochromis parallelus
C. citrinellum x C. synspilum ?
Aulonacara nyassae
Geophagus brasiliensis
Herichthys carpintis sp. escondido
Crenicichla lentculatra
Crenicichla proteus
Crenicichla saxatillis
Crenicichla strigata
Placidochromis sp. “Super VC-10”
Placidochromis milomo
Hypsophrys nematopus
Powder Blue Cichlid
pseudotropheus socolofi
Tropheus moorii “Lufubu”
Herotilapia multispinosum
Mikrogeophagus ramirezi
Amphilophus labiatum
Red Empress
Protomelas taeniolatus
Red “Moliro”
Tropheus sp. Red “Moliro”
Redfin Kandango
Copadichromis borleyi
Geophagus steindachneri (hondae)
Aulonocara hansbaenschi
Red Spot Callochromis
Callochromis pleurospilus
Geophagus surinamensis
Cichlasoma festae
Parachromis motaguensis
Red top Kimpuma
Labidochromis sp “hongi” (“kimpuma”)
Vieja synspila (Cichlasoma synspilum)
Rock Kribensis
Paralabidochromis sp. Mwanza Gulf (Victoria)
Cryptoheros panamensis
Aequidens diadema
Rusty Cichlid
Iodotropheus sprengerae
Rusty Cichlid (none)
Iodotropheus stuartgranti
Saulos’s Mbuna (Pseudotropheus saulosi)
Pseudotropheus saulosi
Cryptoheros septemfasciatus
Severum
Heros efasciatus
Paraneetroplus argentea, Vieja argentea
Gymnogeophagus gymnogenys
Paratilapia bleekeri
Steindachners’ Apisto
Apistogramma steindachneri
Sulphur-crested Litho
Otopharynx lithobates
Sunshine Peacock
Aulonocara baenschi
Cryptoheros sajica
Herichthys cyanoguttatus (Cichlasoma cyanoguttatum)
Steatocranus tinanti
Three-Striped Dwarf Cichlid
Apistogramma trifasciata
Satanoperca daemon
Tilapia Bythobates
Tilapia bythobates
Trewavas Cichlid
Labeotropheus trewavasae
Apistogramma bitaeniata
Uaru
Uaru amphiacanthoides
Umbrella Cichlid
Apistogramma borellii
Paraneetroplus argentea, Vieja argentea
Thorichthys helleri
Yellow Dwarf Cichlid
Apistogramma borellii
Yellow meeki, Yellow flash
Thorichthys maculipinnis(elliotti).
Pseudotropheus Acei
Zaire Yellow
Neolamprologus buescheri
Metriaclima callainos (Maylandia callainos)
Zebra Obliquidens
Haplochromis latifasciatus
Zebra Tilapia
Tilapia buttikoferi
Tilapia zillii

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