Tricolor Fulu – Neochromis Omnicaeruleus

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Common name: Tricolor Fulu Scientific name: Neochromis Omnicaeruleus Average Adult Fish Size: 12 cm / 5 inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Victoria tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 55 gallons / 220 Litres Compatibility: Keep with …

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Kyoga Flameback – Haplochromis Xystichromis

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Common name: Kyoga Flameback Scientific name: Haplochromis Xystichromis Average Adult Fish Size: 15cm / 6 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Victoria tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 40 gallons / 160 Litres Compatibility: Keep with other …

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Fire Red Ugandan – Haplochromis sp. Fire

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Common name: Fire Red Ugandan Scientific name: Haplochromis sp. Fire, Paralabidochromis sp. Fire Average Adult Fish Size: 10cm / 4 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Rift Valley Lake tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 150 Litres …

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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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