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Where do cichlids come from

Where do cichlids come from?

Geographical Habitat Cichlids are remarkably widespread. They are most represented in Africa, followed by Central and South America, but particular species have also been found native to Madagascar, a handful of countries in the Middle …

Guide to Cichlid Salts and Water Chemistry

Before we get into the fine details of cichlid salts and other additives, it’s important to establish a basic understanding of a few terms. Water Chemistry Lingo What is the PH of aquarium water? The …
cichlid rocks

The Ultimate Guide: Cichlid Rocks

Do you need rocks in your cichlid tank? Cichlids tend to be quite aggressive and territorial fish. Many aquarium stores minimize this aggression and maximize water clarity by keeping large groups of juveniles in bare …