Malawi

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Aristochromis Christy - Malawi Hawk

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Aristochromis Christies are best kept in groups. The group should consist of 1 male and 4-5 females. Aristochromis Christies are big and aggressive cichlids and need big aquarium. A group of 5-6 fishes should be kept in at least a 150 gallon / 600... View Profile

Aulonocara Baenschi - Benga Peacock

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As Aulonocaras maximum size is only 10cm and they are not aggressive, they doesn't need too big aquarium to feel comfortable. A 20 gallon / 80 litre tanks is enough for a pair or 40 gallon / 160 litre aquarium for a group. This fishes are not... View Profile

Aulonocara Hansbaenschi - Red Shoulder

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Red Shoulders need a 50 gallon/200 litre tank for a group to feel comfortable. Red Shoulders are not very aggressive but they should be kept with other cichlids only in big aquariums starting from 75 gallon/300 litres. Although it is possible to... View Profile

Aulonocara Jacobfreibergi - Malawi Butterfly

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Aulonocara Jacobfreibergies are very peaceful for Malawian cichlids and it is not a problem to keep them in a community aquarium with other peaceful cichlids. Aulonocara Jacobfreibergies are best kept in groups. The group can consist of 1 male and... View Profile

Buccochromis Rhoadesii - Yellow Lepturus

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Although Buccochromis Rhoadesiis are rather rarely exported, they are very popular in aquariums. It is advised to keep them in aquariums starting from 200 gallons / 800 litres. There should be a lot of free space for swimming in the aquarium. The... View Profile

Champsochromis Caeruleus - Trout Cichlid

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Champsochromis Caeruleuses are best kept in groups. Their group should consist of 1 male and 4-5 females. The males are usually very aggressive towards each other. A group of Champsochromis Caeruleuses should be kept in minimum a 180 gallon / 700... View Profile

Chilotilapia Rhoadesii - Bream

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Chilotilapia Rhoadesii are best kept in small groups. Their group should consist of 1 male and 3-4 females. Such a group will need at least a 50 gallon / 200 litre aquarium. Their aquarium must be decorated with sand and big rocks that are used as... View Profile

Copadichromis Azureus - Haplochromis Chrysonotus

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Big rocks should be used for decorating as hiding places in the tank with Azureuses. Using driftwood as decoration is not advised for this fish. Females usually are bigger than the males. Females grow up to 15cm, males up to 12cm. The males usually... View Profile

Copadichromis Borleyi - Red Fin

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Red Fins need at least a 25 gallon / 100 litre aquarium for a pair of 50 gallon / 200 litre aquarium for a group of fishes. These fishes need both a lot of free space for swimming and a lot of hiding places. The aquarium can be decorated with pots,... View Profile

Cynotilapia Afra - Dogtooth Cichlid

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It is best Dogtooth cichlids in a group that consists of 1 male and 4-5 females. Dogtooth cichlids need minimum a 25 gallon / 100 litre aquarium. The aquarium should be decorated with caves, pots, big rocks to have a lot of hiding... View Profile