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Convict Cichlid
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Convict Cichlid {Amatitlania Nigrofasciata} Care Guide

The Convict cichlid could be just what you’re looking for if you have a community of aggressive or semi-aggressive species, and you want another fish to add to your collection. Despite their reputation for aggression, Convict cichlids are extremely easy to care for and…

July 30, 2020
Peacock Cichlid
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Peacock Cichlid: Three Varieties You Need To Kow

At one point or another, the bright and colorful colors of an African cichlid tank have influenced many into setting up their own cichlid aquarium. Being limited to only a few different compatible species for every tank means that color, aggression, and behavior are…

July 12, 2020
firemouth cichlid
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Firemouth Cichlid (Thorichthys meeki) Care Sheet

With hundreds of different cichlid species to choose from, it can be a little difficult to narrow down the perfect one for your tank. The firemouth cichlid is a type of semi-aggressive cichlid from Central America whose brilliant fiery colors match its sometimes territorial…

July 3, 2020
Flowerhorn Cichlid
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Flowerhorn Cichlid: The Ultimate Hybrid

Much ornamental fish have been selectively bred to express the most desirable and beautiful traits. Whether it’s for controlling temperament, more vibrant colors, or longer and flowier tails, breeders have tried for decades to get the most high-quality fish possible. One of these hybrids…

June 1, 2020
Jewel Cichlid Care Guide
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Jewel Cichlid (Hemichromis bimaculatus) Care Sheet

Are you looking for the gem that completes your cichlid tank? Or maybe you’re just venturing into the many different species of cichlid available, and the jewel cichlid has caught your eye. For whatever reason you’re looking into getting one of these breathtaking fish,…

May 18, 2020
Green Terror Cichlid Care Guide
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Green Terror Cichlid: Colorful And Easy To Care For

Experienced aquarists with large display tanks may be interested in adding a Green Terror cichlid to their collection. These cichlids are colorful and moderately easy to care for, provided that you keep the water quality in the tank within acceptable parameters and feed your…

May 3, 2020
Ultimate Care Guide for Red Terror Cichlid
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Ultimate Care Guide for Red Terror Cichlid

The Red Terror cichlid is a popular fish that’s the perfect choice for an experienced hobbyist who’s seeking a large, brightly colored addition to a spacious aquarium with other large fish of the same categories. In this guide, you can learn more about this…

February 25, 2020
How to Best Care for a Yellow Lab Cichlid
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How to Best Take Care of a Yellow Lab Cichlid

If you’re considering adding Malawi cichlids to your collection or you want to add an injection of color into an existing Mbuna tank, a Yellow Lab cichlid must be high on your list. In this article, we introduce this stunning fish whose striking electric…

February 15, 2020
How to Best Care for a Bumblebee Cichlid
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How to Best Care for a Bumblebee Cichlid

The bumblebee cichlid is an unusual and beautiful addition to any display tank. In this article, we introduce this enchanting cichlid and provide you with all the information that you’ll need to care for these stunning fish. What is a bumblebee cichlid? The bumblebee…

February 2, 2020
peaceful dwarf cichlids
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5 Peaceful dwarf & Apistogramma cichlids

The first species that usually come to mind when thinking of cichlids are angelfish, discus fish and Oscars. Although these are beautiful fish, they aren’t suitable for just any type of aquarium: two of these species are actually on the list of the worst beginner fish, and…

February 7, 2016
Ember Tetra
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Ember Tetra (Hyphessobrycon Amandae) Care Sheet

The ember tetra is one of the most colorful and compatible tetra species available in the aquarium trade today. These small and bright fish bring a spark of life to the freshwater aquarium and can be kept with an assortment of other tank mates.…

July 24, 2020
Blue Crayfish
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Blue Crayfish {Procambarus Alleni} Care Guide

If you’d like to keep a truly beautiful creature and you fancy the idea of owning something a little bit different from the run-of-the-mill tropical fish that your friends have, how about a Blue crayfish? Blue crayfish are pretty easy to care for, and…

July 24, 2020
Silver Dollar Fish
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Silver Dollar Fish {Metynnis Argenteus} Care Guide

The Silver Dollar is one of the most recognizable fish that you’ll see for sale in fish stores. These fish are quite hardy, and they aren’t especially challenging to care for. That being said, you will need a fairly sizeable aquarium of at least…

July 20, 2020