Lethrinops sp. ‘Red Cap’ Mdoka

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Common name: Lethrinops Red Cap Scientific name: Lethrinops sp. ‘Red Cap’ Mdoka Average Adult Fish Size: 15cm / 6Inches Place of Origin: Lake Malawi Typical Tank setup: Rocky Malawi tank with plenty of open swimming space Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: …

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Paradise Fish – Macropodus opercularis

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Common name: Paradise Fish Scientific name: Macropodus opercularis Average Adult Fish Size: 4.7 inches (12cm) Place of Origin: South China, Korea, Vietnam, Taiwan Typical Tank Setup: Heavily planted with some open areas for the fish to swim out into Recommended …

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Haplochromis Obliquidens – Haplochromis sp. “#44” Thickskin

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Common name: Haplochromis Thickskin, Haplochromis Obliquidens Scientific name: Haplochromis sp. “#44” Thickskin Average Adult Fish Size: 13cm / 5Inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky set-up is required tank with plenty of open swimming space Recommended Minimum …

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Bathybates Fasciatus

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Common name: Bathybates Fasciatus Scientific name: Bathybates Fasciatus Average Adult Fish Size: 33cm / 13Inches Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika Typical Tank setup: The aquarium should not contain any rocks or decorations. A sand substrate is preferred. Recommended Minimum Aquarium …

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Aulonocranus Dewindti

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Common name: Aulonocranus Dewindti Scientific name: Aulonocranus Dewindti Average Adult Fish Size: 13cm / 5Inches Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika Typical Tank setup: Rocky set-up is required tank with plenty of open swimming space. Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 300 Litres …

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Featherfin Cichlid – Cyathopharynx Furcifer

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Common name: Featherfin Cichlid Scientific name: Cyathopharynx Furcifer Average Adult Fish Size: 20cm / 8Inches Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika Typical Tank setup: Open sandy areas are great for this species along with spares rock structures will help provide a …

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Asprotilapia Leptura

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Common name: Asprotilapia Leptura  Scientific name: Asprotilapia Leptura  Average Adult Fish Size: 11cm / 4.5Inches  Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika  Typical Tank setup: Rocky set-up is required tank with plenty of open swimming space.  Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 200 Litres …

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Schubert’s Barb – Barbus Semifasciolatus

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Common name: Schubert’s Barb Scientific name: Barbus Semifasciolatus Average Adult Fish Size: They will grow to 4 inches (10 cm) but not all reach this size and usually stay around the 3 inch mark. Place of Origin: Southeast China Typical Tank Setup: They …

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Cuming’s Barb – Barbus Cumingii

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Common name: Cuming’s Barb Scientific name:  Barbus Cumingii Average Adult Fish Size: 2 inches (5cm) Place of Origin: They are found in mountain streams in Sri Lanka Typical Tank Setup: small species of fish which does well in community tanks especially if they are …

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Parrot Cichlid

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Common name: Parrot Cichlid, Blood Parrot Cichlid Scientific name: Parrot Cichlid Average Adult Fish Size: 20cm / 8Inches Place of Origin: American Cichlids Typical Tank setup: Planted aquarium with plenty of open swimming spaces. Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 250 Litres …

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