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Midas Cichlid

Introduction to the Midas Cichlid The Midas Cichlid, Amphilophus citrinellus, can grow up to 14 inches, and is an aggressive predatory fish. The Midas is bred in captivity and there are many different colors available. It's coloration ranges from darker browns through...

Kenyi Cichlid

Introduction to the Kenyi Cichlid The Kenyi Cichlid, Maylandia lombardoi is a wonderful, bright blue Cichlid that displays vetical bars across its body and males will change to a bright orange color when maturing. An aggressive Mbuna from Lake Malawi, this Cichlid can...

Jaguar Cichlid

Introduction to the Jaguar Cichlid The Jaguar Cichlid, Parachromis managuensis, is considered an experienced aquarists fish as it is hard to keep. While water parameters are not difficult to maintain for this species, their aggression is. The Jaguar Cichlid not only...

Jack Dempsey Cichlid

Introduction to the Jack Dempsey Cichlid The Jack Dempsey Cichlid, originates from South America and can grow up to 10 in. (25 cm). It's coloration can take 12 to 18 months to develop and with the proper diet, is a wonderful looking Cichlid. As you can see in the...

Green Terror Cichlid

Introduction to the Green Terror Cichlid The Green Terror Cichlid, Andinoacara rivulatus is a popular addition to Cichlid community tanks. While their primary colors are green and silver, they can also display colors such as reds, purples, pinks and blues. As with...

Flowerhorn Cichlid

Introduction to the Flowerhorn Cichlid The Flowerhorn Cichlid is one of the most odd looking, yet prized Cichlids in the hobby. Various coloration is found throughout the world and the amount of hybrids internationally is staggering. It is certainly one of the most...

Firemouth Cichlid

Introduction to the Firemouth Cichlid The Firemouth Cichlid, Thorichthys meeki,  is one of the hobbies favorite Cichlids. It's gorgeous coloration and hardiness are two of the main reasons this fish is so popular. Their teardrop shape make them fantastic swimmers and...

Electric Blue Cichlid

Introduction to the Electric Blue Cichlid Also known as the Electric Blue Hap, Sciaenochromis fryeri, the Electric Blue Cichlid is a commonly seen fish in the hobby. This is due to its beautiful blue coloration, especially when fed correctly, and its hardiness....

Convict Cichlid

Introduction to the Convict Cichlid The Convict Cichlid, Amatitlania nigrofasciata, is a great Cichlid for any experience level aquarist, and is a hardy fish but with a rambunctious temperament. The Convict Cichlid owes its name to its coloration, in that it looks as...

Blood Parrot Cichlid

Introduction to the Blood Parrot Cichlid The Blood Parrot Cichlid is a unique looking Cichlid that has been developed through hybrid breeding within the hobby. They are not found in the wild. Also known as the Bloody Parrot, Blood Parrotfish, and the Blood Parrot,...