Zebra Shelldweller – Neolamprologus Similis

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Common name: Zebra Shelldweller, Similar Shelldweller, Big-Eyed Multi Scientific name: Neolamprologus Similis, Lamprologus Similis Average Adult Fish Size: 5cm / 2 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika Typical Tank setup: As the name would suggest, typical hard water lake Tanaganyika …

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Enantiopus Kilesa – Enantiopus sp. Kilesa

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Common name: Enantiopus Kilesa Scientific name: Enantiopus sp. Kilesa Average Adult Fish Size: 15cm / 6 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika Typical Tank setup: Large rocky Tanganyika biotype tank with plenty of fine sand Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 240 …

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Masked Julie – Julidochromis Transcriptus

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Common name: Masked Julie Scientific name: Julidochromis Transcriptus Average Adult Fish Size: 8cm / 3 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika Typical Tank setup: Typical Tanganyika tank set up with plenty of caves for spawning Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 160 …

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Congo Blackfin – Altolamprologus Calvus

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Common name: Congo Blackfin Scientific name: Altolamprologus calvus, Lamprologus calvus, Lamprologus compressiceps, Neolamprologus calvus Average Adult Fish Size: 15cm / 6 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika Typical Tank setup: Rocky Tanganyika tank with plenty of caves and shells. Recommended …

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Sardine Cichlid – Cyprichromis Leptosoma

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Common name: Sardine Cichlid, Slender Cichlid, Cyprichromis, Slender Cyprichromis Scientific name: Cyprichromis Leptosoma, Limnochromis Leptosoma, Paratilapia Leptosoma Average Adult Fish Size: 12cm / 4.5 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika Typical Tank setup: Typical Tanganyika tank set up with plenty …

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Tropheus Moliro Firecracker – Tropheus sp. Moliro

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Common name: Tropheus Moliro Firecracker Scientific name: Tropheus sp. Moliro Average Adult Fish Size: 15cm / 6 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika Typical Tank setup: Rocky Tanganyika tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 200 Litres Compatibility: Tropheus cichlids should really …

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Tropheus Duboisi Maswa – Tropheus cf. Duboisi

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Common name: Tropheus Duboisi Maswa Scientific name: Tropheus cf. Duboisi Average Adult Fish Size: 15cm / 6 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika Typical Tank setup: Rocky Tanganyika tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 200 Litres Compatibility: Tropheus cichlids should really …

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Tropheus Golden Firefox – Tropheus sp.

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Common name: Tropheus Golden Firefox, Tropheus Red Pheonix, Tropheus Bishop Red Scientific name: Tropheus sp. Average Adult Fish Size: 15cm / 6 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika Typical Tank setup: Rocky Tanganyika tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 200 Litres …

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Tropheus Moorii Ikola – Tropheus sp. Ikola

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Common name: Tropheus Moorii Ikola Scientific name: Tropheus sp. Ikola Average Adult Fish Size: 15cm / 6 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Tanganyika Typical Tank setup: Rocky Tanganyika tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 200 Litres Compatibility: Tropheus cichlids should really be …

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Why you should do your research before buying tropical fish

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Whilst browsing eBay this evening I came across a fish for sale which was instantly recognisable as an EBJD (Electric BlueJack Dempsey) however the seller only seems to be aware that this is a cichlid. I am almost tempted to …

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