Central America

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Amatitlania Nigrofasciata - Convict Cichlid

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Convict cichlids are small fishes and don't need a big aquarium. A 10 gallon / 40 litre aquarium is enough for a pair. If keeping with other cichlids minimum a 30 gallon / 120 litre aquarium is needed. Their aquarium should be decorated with sand,... View Profile

Amphilophus Altifrons - Hi-Head Cichlid

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Hi-Head cichlids are best kept in pairs. For getting a pair it is best to keep 5-6 young fishes and wait until they pair off. As soon as a pair forms all the others should be moved to another aquarium. A pair of Hi-Head cichlids need at least a 50... View Profile

Amphilophus Citrinellus - Midas Cichlid

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Midas cichlids are very beautiful and interesting fishes. They should be kept in big aquariums, starting from 50 gallons / 200 litres for a pair. Males are sometimes very aggressive. A lot of hiding places are needed for the female not to get killed... View Profile

Amphilophus Labiatus - Red Devil

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Red Devils in my opinion are very beautiful and interesting fishes. They get pretty big that is why you will need a rather big aquarium for this fishes. For a pair a 50 gallon / 200 litre tank is needed. Red Devils can be kept with other fishes only... View Profile

Amphilophus Nourissati - Bluemouth Cichlid

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A pair of Bluemouth cichlids needs at least a 40 gallon / 160 litre aquarium. Their aquarium can be decorated with sand, caves, pots and driftwood. Even in very big aquariums Bluemouth cichlids should not be kept with too big and aggressive cichlids... View Profile

Amphilophus Robertsoni - Blue Sifter Cichlid

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Blue Sifter cichlids need big aquarium as they are very aggressive. A minimum 75 gallon / 300 litre tank is needed for a pair. Big rocks, caves should be used as decoration. Gravel is needed in the aquarium as Blue Sifter cichlids are earth-eaters.... View Profile

Amphilophus Trimaculatus - Cichlasoma Trimaculatum

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Amphilophus Trimaculatuses are big and aggressive cichlids and should be kept in big aquariums. A pair will need at least a 75 gallon / 300 litre aquarium. In aquariums starting from 125 gallons / 500 litres Amphilophus Trimaculatuses can be kept... View Profile

Archocentrus Cutteri - Cutter's Cichlid

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The minimum tank size for Cutter's Cichlids is 20 gallons / 80 litres for a pair. If kept with other fishes bigger tank is required and many hiding places. Archocentrus Cutteries live up to 7... View Profile

Chuco Godmani

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Chuco Godmanies are best kept in groups of 5-6 fishes. Such a group will need at least a 100 gallon / 400 litre aquarium. Their aquarium should be decorated with sand, big rocks, pots and driftwood. Chuco Godmanies behaviour and habits is similar to... View Profile

Cryptoheros Panamense

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A pair of Cryptoheros Panamenses should be kept in minimum a 30 gallon / 120 litre aquarium. The aquarium should be decorated with big rocks that form caves. It is very easy to keep Cryptoheros Panamenses, nothing special is required. They should... View Profile