Cichlids

6 Blue Cichlids That Are Sure To Fix That Blue Feeling

If you want a truly fascinating and colorful addition to your freshwater aquarium, consider Blue Cichlids. They are so peaceful and delightful to watch- plus, you have many different species to choose from. Blue Cichlids originate from the warm, freshwater lakes of East Africa, and in captivity, some may...

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Pseudotropheus sp. Williamsi Makonde Blue Lips Cichlid

Add a Splash of Yellow with these Popular African Cichlids

If you want to add some color to your home aquarium, you can’t go wrong with African Cichlids. Though the species are as varied as they are numerous, there are many types of Cichlids that will bring a pop of bold, bright yellow to the tank- add a splash...

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OB Peacock (Red Flush)

10 Most Popular Peacock Cichlids – Number 5 Will Surprise You

Peacock Cichlids are a distinct group of 22 species of fish that belong to the Aulonocara genus. Typically, Peacock cichlids come from Lake Malawi, Africa, although there are line-bred and hybrids varieties widely found. Ideally, the habitat should mimic the warm waters of Africa with temperatures in the 70s to 80s F,...

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African shell dweller

Get to Know the African Shell Dwellers

African shell dwellers aka "shellies" are actually other terms for a cichlid fish. They use the abandoned shells for shelter and breeding. African shell dwellers are often kept in aquariums and are the favorite of many aquarium enthusiasts. What makes the shell dwellers such as the Neolamprologus tretocephalus and the Neolamprologus cylindricus,...

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