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Peacock Cichlid Tank Mates

African peacock cichlids are not only one of the most brightly colored and beautiful members of the cichlid family, but they are also regarded as one of the more friendly and peaceful. Have you become …
Best Discus Food

Best Discus Food

With the plethora of Discus food products available today, it can be hard to determine what will be best for your pets. Contained below is a general overview of food types as well as a …
Rare Cichlids

Rare Cichlids

There are many Cichlids available that offer a variety of colors and shapes. Still, you may be wondering if there are rare Cichlids on the market that you can purchase? Are there particular species that …

Eight Peaceful Cichlids for a Community Tank

Cichlids have been one of the more popular species of fish with enthusiasts for many years. Their reputation for aggressive behavior may be a concern however if you are contemplating building a Cichlid community tank. …

Blood Parrot Cichlid Tank Mates

So you want to include other fish in the tank with your Blood Parrot; but which species are compatible that will make good tankmates? Compatibility is an important consideration, as some fish will be ill-suited …

How Many Cichlids In A 55 Gallon Tank?

The good news is, yes, you can keep cichlids in a 55 gallon tank and by choosing the right species you will be able to have numerous colorful cichlids living happily and healthily in your …
Best Cichlid Substrate

Best Cichlid Substrate

African cichlids are a popular species to keep, providing an active and colorful aquarium to their owners. Beginners are presented with challenges with these fish, as their environmental requirements are more specific than those of …
Cichlids swimming in well lit tank

Best Aquarium Lighting For Cichlids

With the incredible variety of colors offered by the African cichlid species, you’ll want to provide lighting that enhances your tank and your fish. We will cover the key factors of what you should be …
Best Filter for Flowerhorn Cichlid

Best Filter For Flowerhorn

Everybody knows that good filtration and clean water is critical in an aquarium. However, there is plenty to think about when looking for the best filter for a flowerhorn tank. These cichlid fish are large …