Brevis Shelldweller: Peaceful Neolamprologus cichlid. Perfect for community tanks. Easy to care for with snail shells and proper water conditions.
Redbreasted Acara: Peaceful, playful Laetacara cichlid. Ideal for community tanks with peaceful, medium-sized tank mates. Requires vegetation, driftwood, and caves for hiding.
German Blue Ram: Vibrant centerpiece cichlid for medium-sized communities. Mikrogeophagus genus with curious, hungry personalities. Suitable for smaller tanks but require careful water conditions.
Apistogramma (Apisto): Beginner-friendly cichlid for community tanks. Peaceful with similar-sized fish. Thrives in planted setups with hiding spots. Colorful morphs available.
Umbrella cichlids (Apistogramma): Peaceful community cichlids. Territorial during breeding. Hardy and adaptable. Suitable for small tanks. Various color patterns available.
Bolivian Ram (Mikrogeophagus): Stunning and peaceful centerpiece fish. Prefers group of 6-8 in larger tanks. Loves dense vegetation and hiding spots.
Golden Dwarf Cichlids (Nannacara): Hardy and peaceful beginner fish. Easy to breed. Females become aggressive during breeding. Colorful range from green to turquoise, females develop yellow checkerboard pattern during spawning.
Telmatochromis temporalis: Unique shape, elongated body. Compatible with rock dwellers in larger tanks. Native to Lake Tanganyika. Ideal for Tanganyika community setups.
Keyhole Cichlid: Peaceful dwarf species. Unique mating behavior, monogamous. Can become protective of fry. Provide cover with caves and plants.
Dwarf Mbunas: Affordable and beginner-friendly. Need 55+ gallon tank for swimming space and school formation. Keep in groups of 5+ to reduce aggression.