African Peacock Cichlids: Types, Tank Mates, & More

Peacock Cichlid

Peacock cichlids are among the most attractive freshwater fish, with over 20 different mesmerizing colors. Some are naturally colored, like the red and blue peacock cichlids, but you won’t look far to find selectively bred colors that match your taste. Despite being African cichlids, the peacock cichlid is relatively peaceful and will fit into many … Read more

Polar Blue Parrot Cichlid: Size, Tank Mates, & Care

polar blue parrot cichlid

The gorgeously blue polar blue parrot cichlids result from artificial cross-breeding between two attractive cichlids. It is an unusual type of fish, so many aquarists want to own one. They bring together the looks, power, and aggression of the convict cichlids and the parrot cichlids. Their breeding habits are not so different from their parents, … Read more

Red Devil Cichlid: Size, Tank Mates & Aggression

Red Devil Cichlids (Amphilophus labiatus)

The red devil cichlid(Amphilophus labiatus) is a surprising species that will bond with you like no other but shock you with how aggressive it is to its tank mates. Aquarists love them for their lovable, charismatic temperament but avoid them for their aggressive temperament. Red devil cichlids are ranked as one of the world’s most … Read more

17 Best Cichlid Tank Mates: An Ultimate Guide

Best Cichlid Tank Mates

If you’re like most cichlid enthusiasts, you probably want to keep a few different species of cichlids in your aquarium. Unfortunately, not all cichlids can be kept in a community tank. In fact, many cichlids are quite aggressive and will fight with other fish, including other cichlids, which makes it hard to find good cichlid … Read more

African Cichlid Tank Size & Setup Guide

african cichlid tank

African cichlids are one of the most popular fishes in the hobby, with various species being available in almost all pet shops around the country. If you want to start a new fish tank, these vibrant and active cichlids are a good option. But before you start raising African cichlids, you must know their tank … Read more