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Black Convict Cichlid
(Archocentrus nigrofasciatus)
Starting at $5.99
…Some females will spawn between a cave and an open area. The Black Convict Cichlid readily pairs and forms a patriarch/matriarch family and both the male and female will care for the young. The fry will respond to signals from both the male and the female.The Black Convict Cichlid is omnivorous…
Red Zebra Cichlid
(Metriaclima estherae)
Starting at $7.99
…Mbuna Cichlid, and is also called the Zebra Cichlid, Tilapia Zebra, and the False Zebra Mbuna.A bully by nature, without plenty of room, pyramids, rocks and crevasses to establish territory, Red Zebra will torment other tank mates.Most members of the mouth brooding variety of African Cichlids are…
German Blue Ram
(Mikrogeophagus ramirezi)
Starting at $8.49
…of open swimming space. The Ram also needs a few caves in which to hide and, if breeding, flat stones on which the female can lay her eggs. Though the Ram is very peaceful, both females and males can become aggressive towards other fish when hiding places are lacking or when tending to their eggs.…
Keyhole Cichlid
(Cleithracara maronii)
Starting at $8.99
…between male and female Keyhole Cichlids. Males are generally larger than females and boast longer anal fins. Once paired, Keyhole Cichlids form nuclear families. Breeding often results in up to 300 eggs placed on carefully cleaned, flat rocks. Once spawned, both the male and female will protect and…
Gold Sexfasciatus Cichlid
(Neolamprologus sexfasciatus)
Starting at $19.99
…Neolamprologus Sexfasciatus Cichlid is a secretive cave spawner, and breeding is more difficult than most of the cichlids. This is a very slow growing species which may take a few years to reach sexual maturity. At that time, the males are typically larger than the females, attaining a size of about…
Rainbow Cichlid
(Herotilapia multispinosa)
Starting at $14.99
…easily be kept with other medium-sized cichlids such as Convicts, Firemouths, and Parrots.It is difficult to differentiate between the male and female Rainbow Cichlid. The male tends to be larger and longer with pointed anal and dorsal fins. The female has a short ovipositor. They will form lasting…
Yellow Peacock Cichlid
(Aulonocara baenschi)
Starting at $7.49
Cichlid, New Yellow Regal Cichlid, Baensch's Peacock Cichlid or the Sunshine Peacock Cichlid. It is yellow in coloration and has the same form as the other Peacock Cichlids of the same family. The male displays the typical egg spots on the anal fin and is typically more colorful than the female,
Green Texas Cichlid
(Herichthys carpinte)
Starting at $9.99
…in nature, the Green Texas Cichlid should only be housed with more aggressive fish that are close to the same size.The Green Texas Cichlid is an open breeder that is very prolific. Maturity is attained when males reach approximately 4 inches in length and the female 3 inches. They are egg layers…
Texas Cichlid
(Herichthys cynoguttatus)
Starting at $5.19
…and female Texas Cichlid. The females are less brightly colored and usually smaller then the males. Older males will develop a cranial bump typical in some cichlids. Neutral water with soft to medium hardness, a pH of approximately 7.0, and temperatures of 68-75°F is recommended. Texas Cichlids are…
Firemouth Cichlid
(Thorichthys meeki)
Starting at $5.99
…to keep Firemouth Cichlids that are similar in size to minimize potential aggression. When attempting to threaten members of their same species, the Firemouth Cichlid will inflate a throat sac and extend its gill covers in an aggressive stance.Male and female Firemouth Cichlids are excellent parents…
Uaru Cichlid
(Uaru amphiacanthoides)
Starting at $26.99
…rarely aggressive, except during spawning. It can easily be kept with other medium-sized cichlids such as Convicts, Firemouths, and Parrots. It is difficult to differentiate between the male and female Uaru Cichlid. It is best to incorporate 4 to 6 juveniles into an aquarium and allow them to pair…
Nanochromis Cichlid
(Nannochromis sp.)
Starting at $26.99
The Nanochromis Cichlid is from the murky waters of Lake Mai-Ndombe, Africa. The female of the Nanochromis Cichlid is more colorful and in times of breeding develops a red coloration on the underbelly area. The ideal setup for the Nanochromis is an aquarium of at least 30 gallons with plenty of…
Salvini Cichlid
(Nandopsis salvini)
Starting at $7.99
…one way to distinguish between the sexes. Salvini Cichlids make excellent parents, and both the male and female share in the rearing of the fry. After carefully cleaning the rocks in the tank, the female will deposit up to 500 eggs.Salvini Cichlid is omnivorous and will eat most prepared and frozen…
Managuense Cichlid
(Parachromis managuense)
Starting at $2.99
…but Managuense Cichlids are excellent parents and form nuclear families. The female can spawn up to 5,000 yellow eggs.The Managuense Cichlid is omnivorous and will eat most prepared and frozen foods including freeze-dried bloodworms, tubifex, and ocean plankton, as well as flake food and Cichlid
Demasoni Cichlid
(Pseudotropheus demasoni)
Starting at $16.49
…vertical stripes with alternating lighter stripes of light blue to white. The male Demasoni Cichlid also displays the typical spots on the anal fin, and is considerably larger than the female. The female of this species is not as brilliantly colored, and lacks the spots on the anal fin.A large…