Cichlids Fish Family

Fish are by far among the greatest pets on earth. Though in a large dimension, the fish is quite agile. Beside, aquarium fish will definitely help you calm your nerves and offer a peaceful, serene environment in your own residence. If you are really want to buy an aquarium. Then the community fish are the very best varieties of fish which can be brought home by a very first time fish owner. In the other side, there are additional kinds of fish for an aquarium that could be categorized further in the couple of groups. These fish come in an enormous choice of colors,  various sizes and look very pretty. In some types may look small, but they are full of energy and live very long! It’s called cichlids fish.

Cichlids Fish

Aquarium fish are divided according to the sort of water they’re located in. Besides, there also an aggressive and semi-aggressive fish. One of cichlid family’s, the Oscar fish is among the most-loved aquarium fish. Since these fish will most likely damage internal heaters and filters, you ought to use external gear.

You might have a fish tank of some exotic fish even in your house. Aquariums have always been part of my property. Make sure the furniture where you’re most likely to set the aquarium can carry its weight. Also the water has to be altered invisibly. To have a wholesome fish, it’s important to keep the water sparkling clean. Installing a filter will enable the water to circulate through a filter medium that functions as a purifier. Allow the excellent germs to increase in number to continue to keep your aquarium toxic free.

If we look for simple maintenance purpose. Then It is better to fill the tanks with just one sort of fish. Yet there’s not to Synspilum Chichlids colored the exact same. If you’re keeping a tank with the specific freshwater exotic fish species. Then taking care of these is going to be easier. A big tank with large filters is imperative to keep up the health of those fish. If you put money into a larger tank to start with. Then you won’t need to keep changing them in future. It’s better to purchase the biggest aquarium potential.

The wide array of eating habits has genuinely allowed cichlid fish to occupy quite a few habitats. There’s an immense choice of fish and their sub types to pick out of your freshwater fish tank setup. You’ve got a selection of hundreds of kinds of those fish species. You will see in this list their common names together with their scientific names in tables bellow.

Some people think that being a fish keepers are need extra time and skill. If you are thinking about how they do it. Then you even may breed fish in water tanks as they done. For breeding purposes, you must have no less than a 180 gallon tank. It isn’t difficult as we think. Assuming we have spirit and determination. And if you don’t think that you’ll have the ability to feed your fish in the right situations daily. Then you just have to think about installing an automated feeding machine.

African Cichlids – Malawi Peacock Cichlids

African Butterfly PeacockAulonocara jacobfreibergi
Aulonocara Blue GoldAulonocara korneliae
Aulonocara Fort MaguireAulonocara hansbaenschi
Flavescent PeacockAulonocara stuartgranti
Maulana Bicolor PeacockAulonocara stuartgranti
Nkhomo Benga PeacockAulonocara baenschi
Rubin Red PeacockAulonocara stuartgranti
Sunshine PeacockAulonocara stuartgranti

Malawi Zebra Cichlids – African Cichlids – Mbuna Cichlids

Blue DaktariMaylandia sp. daktari
Bumblebee MouthbrooderPseudotropheus crabro
Demanson’s CichlidPseudotropheus demasoni
Kenyi CichlidMaylandia lombardoi
Pseudotropheus BarlowiMaylandia barlowi
Pseudotropheus Ice BlueMaylandia greshakei
Red ZebraMaylandia estherae
Tropheops Red CheekPseudotropheus tropheops tropheops

African Cichlids – Tanganyika Goby Cichlids

Blue Goby CichlidSpathodus erythrodon
Plain Goby CichlidSpathodus marlieri
Spotfin Goby CichlidTanganicodus irsacae
Tanganyikan Goby CichlidEretmodus cyanostictus

African Cichlids – Tanganyika Tropheus Cichlids

Blue-Eyed TropheusTropheus brichardi
Blunthead CichlidTropheus moorii
Poll’s TropheusTropheus polli
Tropheus CichlidsTropheus sp.
White Spotted CichlidTropheus duboisi
African Cichlids – Victoria Cichlids – West African Cichlids
False Mpozo Lionhead CichlidSteatocranus glaber
Kribensis CichlidPelvicachromis pulcher
Lionhead CichlidSteatocranus casuarius
Nanochromis transvestitusNanochromis transvestitus

Dwarf Cichlids – South American Cichlids – West African Cichlids

Agassizi CichlidApistogramma agassizii
Black-Stripe Dwarf CichlidTaeniacara candidi
Bolivian RamMikrogeophagus altispinosus
Cockatoo CichlidApistogramma cacatuoides
Panda Dwarf CichlidApistogramma nijsseni
Rainbow CichlidHerotilapia multispinosa
Ram CichlidMikrogeophagus ramirezi

South American Cichlids – Angelfish-Discus-Hybrids

Altum AngelfishPterophyllum altum
Angelfish – CommonPterophyllum scalare
Blood Parrot
Discus FishSymphysodon aequifasciata
Flowerhorn Cichlid
Heckel DiscusSymphysodon discus

African Cichlids – Malawi Cichlids

AuratusMelanochromis auratus
Blue mooriiCyrtocara moorii
Dogtooth CichlidCynotilapia afra
Electric Blue HapSciaenochromis fryeri
Electric Blue JohanniiMelanochromis johannii
Electric Yellow CichlidLabidochromis caeruleus
Livingstoni CichlidNimbochromis livingstonii
MainganoMelanochromis cyaneorhabdos
Malawi EyebiterDimidiochromis compressiceps
Red EmpressProtomelas taeniolatus
Red Fin KadangoCopadichromis borleyi
Trewavas Red-Finned CichlidLabeotropheus trewavasae
VenustusNimbochromis venustus

African Cichlids – Tanganyika Cichlids

Blue Neon CichlidParacyprichromis nigripinnis
Brevis ShelldwellerNeolamprologus brevis
Callochromis macropsCallochromis macrops
Compressed CichlidAltolamprologus compressiceps
Convict JulieJulidochromis regani
Cylinder CichlidNeolamprologus cylindricus
Daffodil CichlidNeolamprologus pulcher
Dickfeld’s JulieJulidochromis dickfeldi
Fairy CichlidNeolamprologus brichardi
Five-Bar CichlidNeolamprologus tretocephalus
FrontosaCyphotilapia frontosa
Gold NasutaOphthalmotilapia nasuta
Lemon CichlidNeolamprologus leleupi
Marlier’s JulieJulidochromis marlieri
Masked JulieJulidochromis transcriptus
Sardine CichlidCyprichromis leptosoma
SexfasciatusNeolamprologus sexfasciatus
Tanganyikan ButterflyXenotilapia papilio
White Pearly CalvusAltolamprologus calvus
White-Tailed BrichardiNeolamprologus gracilis

South American Cichlids – Large Cichlids

Black Belt CichlidVieja maculicauda
Blue AcaraAequidens pulcher
Convict CichlidArchocentrus nigrofasciatus
Electric Blue Jack DempseyCichlasoma octofasciatum
Firemouth CichlidThorichthys meeki
Flag CichlidMesonauta festivus
Golden SeverumHeros severus
Green TerrorAndinoacara rivulatus
Jack Dempsey FishCichlasoma octofasciatum
Jaguar CichlidParachromis managuensis
Midas CichlidAmphilophus citrinellus
Nicaragua CichlidHypsophrys nicaraguensis
OscarAstronotus ocellatus
Peacock CichlidCichla ocellaris
Pearl CichlidGeophagus brasiliensis
Pike CichlidCrenicichla lepidota
Port AcaraCichlasoma portalegrense
Red Devil CichlidAmphilophus labiatus
Redhump EartheaterGeophagus steindachneri
Salvini CichlidCichlasoma salvini
Texas CichlidHerichthys cyanoguttatus
Uaru CichlidUaru amphiacanthoides
Wolf CichlidParachromis dovii

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5 thoughts on “Cichlids Fish Family

  • As for me I’m getting a breeding pair of cichlids called the (RED PHEONIX KING CICHLID). which is from South and Central America the male grows up to a large 32 inches and the female 20 inches they are hybrids. With 5 silver dollars,4 firemouth cichlids and 2 big tiger loach catfish on the right side of the tank it will be dark and gloomy with purple coral trees and a cave with 1 single male Texas cichlid.?????????

  • Yes the male grows up to a large 32 inches. The secret is what makes this hybrid I know the secret but i can’t tell cause it my not be a hybrid everyone can handle.

  • Yes the male grows up to a large 32 inches the secret is what makes this HYBRID I know but some people won’t be able to handle its aggression it won’t start the fight but it will quickly END IT.

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