Acei Cichlid

Acei Cichlid (Pseudotropheus Acei): Ultimate Care Guide

Acei cichlid (Pseudotropheus Acei), also known as Yellow Tail Acei, is found in Zambia on the Northwestern coast of Lake Malawi, from Bandawe Point to Ngara. With their striking yellowfins and slender blue body, these fish are stunning.

Buffalo Head Cichlid (Steatocranus casuarius): Ultimate Care Guide

While technically an African Cichlid, the Buffalo Head Cichlid looks and behaves differently than many other Cichlids from the region. They are more docile, and less prone to fight with tank mates, though they can display aggression during spawning. Overall, Buffalo Head Cichlids are well-behaved, and stick to the lower areas of their tanks. This …

Buffalo Head Cichlid (Steatocranus casuarius): Ultimate Care Guide Read More »

Taiwan Reef Cichlid

Taiwan Reef Cichlid (Protomelas sp. Steveni Taiwan): Care Guide

The Taiwan Reef Cichlid (Protomelas sp. Steveni Taiwan) is a gorgeous species of cichlid normally found in select areas in the Taiwan Reef of Lake Malawi, Africa.
Taiwan Reef Cichlid is one of the most popular Haplochromis amongst African Cichlid keepers because of its vibrant electric blue and bright yellow colors.
While they are slightly territorial, this species of cichlid gets along with Haps and other cichlids very well, making them perfect for any aquarium owner looking to add a pop of color to their Cichlid tank.

Brichardi Cichlid

Brichardi Cichlid (Neolamprologus brichardi): Ultimate Care Guide

The Bruchardi Cichlids are gorgeous. Their bodies are light brown, and the area around the tail is yellow. This species’ delicate, yellow fins feature a blue border. In addition fish having bright blue eyes, they also have an eye-catching pattern of blue lines that runs from the lip to the gill covering. From the eye to the gill covering, a broad, horizontal black stripe can be seen. Above the bar, the gill cover features a bright yellow or gold patch.

White Cichlid

White Cichlid (Paraneetroplus argenteus): Ultimate Care Guide

Common Name(s) White Cichlid Scientific Name Paraneetroplus argenteus, Maskaheros argenteus Origin Usumacinta River in western Mexico Temperature seventy eight to eighty six degrees Fahrenheit Size Up to 12 inches Minimum Tank Size 75 gallons for single fish Food & Diet Herbavore Lifespan 10 years Water pH 7.0 Tank Mates Oscar (Astronotus ocellatus),  Chisel-toothed cichlid (Cincelichthys …

White Cichlid (Paraneetroplus argenteus): Ultimate Care Guide Read More »