Angelfish are popular cichlids known for their vibrant colors. They need spacious tanks, social companions, and peaceful tankmates.
Discus fish, the kings of cichlids, are not just for experts. With proper care and a suitable environment, they can thrive in your aquarium.
Electric blue cichlids, stunning and predatory, require a well-prepared Malawi aquarium. Multiple females are needed to prevent breeding stress.
Convict cichlids: Breeding enthusiasts' choice. Aggressive but easy to keep. 30+ gallon tank for a pair, more for multiple fish.
Cockatoo cichlids: Colorful and beginner-friendly. 20+ gallon tank for a pair. Soft water, hiding places, and compatible tankmates.
Peacock cichlids: Stunning colors. Sand substrate, high pH, and hard water. Limited tankmates. 50+ gallon tank for a small harem.
Electric Yellow Cichlid: Peaceful, community-friendly. Light-colored sand, rocks. Basic pH, hard water. 40+ gallon tank for a small harem.
Oscar Cichlids: Big personalities, beautiful colors. Minimum 120-gallon tank for one pair. Not extremely challenging, but research is important.
Kribensis Cichlids: Easy for beginners, prolific breeders. Watch fascinating breeding behavior. Stick to one pair, provide hiding places.
Frontosa Cichlid: Fascinating choice for large aquariums. Keep in groups, alkaline water, provide caves. Avoid smaller tankmates. Intermediate difficulty.