Wolf Cichlid – Parachromis Dovii

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Common Name: Dovii, Wolf Cichlid Scientific Name: Parachromis Dovii Average Adult Fish Size: Males around 28-30 inches /  71 – 76 cm ;  Females around 15-18 inches  /  38 – 46 cm Place of Origin: Central America, Honduras, Costa Rica, …

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Firemouth – Thorichthys Meeki

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Common Name: Firemouth Scientific Name: Thorichthys Meeki, Cichlasoma Meeki Average Adult Fish Size: 7 inches / 18 cm Place of Origin: Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Typical Tank Setup: Well rooted plants along with …

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Red Devil, Midas Cichlid – Amphilophus Citrinellus

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Common Name: Red Devil, Midas Cichlid Scientific Name: Amphilophus Citrinellus Average Adult Fish Size: 12 inches / 30.5 cm , but specimens up to 16 inches / 40.6 cm are not uncommon. Place of Origin: Nicaragua, Costa Rica Typical Tank …

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Chocolate Cichlid – Uaru Amphiacanthoides

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Common Name: Uaru, Chocolate Cichlid, Triangle Cichlid, and Waroo Scientific Name: Uaru Amphiacanthoides Average Adult Fish Size: 9.8 inches  / 25.0 cm, but occasional specimens have been found to 12 inches /  30.5 cm Place of Origin: Upper Rio Orinoco; …

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Severum – Heros Severus

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Common Name: Severum, Banded Cichlid, Hero Cichlid Scientific Name: Heros Severus Average Adult Fish Size: 10 inches / 25.4 cm Place of Origin: Northern Brazil Basin and Guyana. Typical Tank Setup: S. American biotope with rockwork, driftwood / bog wood  …

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Convict, Zebra Cichlid – Archocentrus Nigrofasciatus

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Common Name: Convict, Zebra Cichlid Scientific Name: Archocentrus Nigrofasciatus Average Adult Fish Size: 6 inches / 15cm for males, while females are dramatically smaller Place of Origin: Central America – Pacific side from Guatemala to Costa Rica, Atlantic side from …

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Salvini – Cichlasoma Salvini

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Common Name: Salvini, Tricolor Cichlid Scientific Name: Cichlasoma Salvini Average Adult Fish Size: 15 cm / 6 inches Place of Origin: Atlantic side of Central America where it can be found from Southern Mexico down through Guatemala and Belize. Typical …

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Festivum – Mesonauta Festivus, Cichlasoma Festivum

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Common Name: Festivum, Flag Cichlid, Barred Cichlid Scientific Name: Mesonauta Festivus, Cichlasoma Festivum Average Adult Fish Size: 4 inches / 10cm Place of Origin: Amazon and Western Guyana Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with areas of open water. Recommended Minimum …

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Koi Angelfish – Pterophyllum Scalare

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Common Name: Koi Angelfish, Angel, Angelfish Scientific Name: Pterophyllum Scalare Average Adult Fish Size: 6 inches / 15.2 cm Place of Origin: Amazon river basin of S. America Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with drift wood / bogwood and some …

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Blue Diamond Discus – Symphysodon Aequifaciatus sp.

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Common Name: Blue Diamond Discus, Discus Scientific Name: Symphysodon Aequifaciatus sp. Average Adult Fish Size: 8 inches / 20 cm Place of Origin: Amazon basin of S. America Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with driftwood / bogwood and some rock …

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