Electric Blue Ram – Mikrogeophagus Ramirezi

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Common Name: Electric Blue Ram, Ram, German Ram, Blue Ram Scientific Name: Mikrogeophagus Ramirezi, Apistograma Ramirezi Average Adult Fish Size: 7 cm / 2.7 inches Place of Origin: Orinoco River basin of Venezuela and Colombia. Typical Tank Setup: Well planted …

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Cockatoo Cichlid – Apistogramma Cacatuoides

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Common Name: Cockatoo Cichlid Scientific Name: Apistogramma Cacatuoides Average Adult Fish Size: 9 cm / 3.5 inches Place of Origin: Amazon River S. America Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with drift wood / bogwood, open space and some rock work. …

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Sajica, T-Bar Cichlid, T-Bar Convict – Archocentrus Sajica

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Common Name: Sajica, T-Bar Cichlid, T-Bar Convict Scientific Name: Archocentrus Sajica Average Adult Fish Size: 5 inches / 12 cm. Place of Origin: Costa Rica Typical Tank Setup: South / Central American biotope with plants, rocks, roots/bogwood/driftwood. Recommended Minimum Aquarium …

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Paraguay Eartheater – Gymnogeophagus Balzanii

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Common Name: Paraguay Eartheater Scientific Name: Gymnogeophagus Balzanii Average Adult Fish Size: 5 inches / 12 cm Place of Origin: Paraguay, S. America Typical Tank Setup: S. American biotope with open space, some rock work, driftwood / bogwood, and live …

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Jeweled Eartheater – Satanoperca Jurupari

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Common Name: Jurupari, Jeweled Eartheater, Eartheater, Demon Eartheater Scientific Name: Satanoperca Jurupari Average Adult Fish Size: 10 inches / 25 cm Place of Origin: South America: Amazon River basin, from Peru, Ecuador and Colombia to the mouth of Amazon River, …

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Jack Dempsey – Archocentrus Octofasciatum

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Common Name: Jack Dempsey Scientific Name: Archocentrus Octofasciatum Average Adult Fish Size: 10 inches / 25 cm Place of Origin: Wild Jack Dempsey cichlids can be found in North and Central America where they inhabit a region that stretches from …

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Polka Dot Synodontis – Synodontis Angelicus

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Common name: Polka Dot Synodontis, Angel Synodontis Scientific name: Synodontis Angelicus Average Adult Fish Size: 10 inches / 25 cm Place of Origin: Congo River basin of Africa Typical Tank setup: Rocky African biotope with roots/driftwood/bogwood and caves. Recommended Minimum …

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Cuckoo Catfish – Synodontis Multipunctatus

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Common name: Cuckoo Catfish, Cuckoo Synodontis Scientific name: Synodontis Multipunctatus Average Adult Fish Size: 10.8 inches /  27.5 cm in the wild, but 6 inches /  15 cm is more likely in an aquarium. Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika, Africa …

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Giraffe Catfish – Auchenoglanis Occidentalis

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Common name: Giraffe Catfish Scientific name: Auchenoglanis Occidentalis Average Adult Fish Size: 36 inches  /   91 cm !! Place of Origin: Congo River basin predominantly, but it is found all over Africa. Typical Tank setup: Rocky African biotope with a …

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Clown Catfish – Synodontis Decorus

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Common name: Clown Catfish, Decorus Catfish, Decorated Synodontis Scientific name: Synodontis Decorus Average Adult Fish Size: 10 inches  /  25 cm Place of Origin: Congo Basin, Africa Typical Tank setup: Rocky African biotope with caves, roots/bogwood/driftwood. Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: …

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