Green Terror – Aequidens Rivulatus

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Common name: Green Terror, Green Terror Cichlid, White Saum, Gold Saum Scientific name: Aequidens Rivulatus Average Adult Fish Size: Males up to 12″ (30cm), females 8″ (20cm) Place of Origin: South America (Equador and Peru) still waters of the local …

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Red Spot Severum – Heros Efasciatus

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Common Name: Severum, Red Spot Severum, Golden Red Spot Severum, Red Spot Scientific Name: Heros Efasciatus Average Adult Fish Size: 10 inches / 25.4 cm Place of Origin: Northern Brazil Basin and Guyana. Typical Tank Setup: S. American biotope with …

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Texas Cichlid – Herichthys Cyanoguttatus

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Common Name: Texas Cichlid Scientific Name: Herichthys Cyanoguttatus Average Adult Fish Size: 30 cm / 12 inches Place of Origin: Its native habitat is the lower Rio Grande drainage in Texas, U.S. and north-eastern parts of Mexico. Typical Tank Setup: …

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Nicaragua Cichlid – Hypsophrys Nicaraguensis

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Common Name: Nicaragua Cichlid Scientific Name: Hypsophrys Nicaraguensis Average Adult Fish Size: Males can reach a  length of 10 inches / 25 cm. Females normally stay under 8 inches / 20 cm. Place of Origin: The Nicaragua cichlid is native …

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Jaguar Cichlid – Parachromis Managuense

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Common Name: Jaguar Cichlid Scientific Name: Parachromis Managuense, Parapetenia Managuense Average Adult Fish Size: 1.3 feet  /  40 cm !! Place of Origin: The Jaguar cichlid is native to Central America where it can be found in lakes, ponds and …

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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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