Zebra Obliquidens – Astatotilapia Latifasciata

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Common name: Zebra Obliquidens Scientific name: Astatotilapia Latifasciata Average Adult Fish Size: 12.7 cm / 5 inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Lake Victoria Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 300 litres / 75 gallons Compatibility: Mildly aggressive. …

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Python Island – Pundamilia Nyererei

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Common name: Python Island Scientific name: Pundamilia Nyererei Average Adult Fish Size: 7.5cm / 3 inches, but other color variants may reach 12cm / 5 inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Victoria tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium …

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Christmas Fulu – Xystichromis Phytophagus

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Common name: Christmas Fulu Scientific name: Xystichromis Phytophagus Average Adult Fish Size: 11 cm / 4.25 inches for males, females are slightly smaller Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Victorian tank but also appreciates pieces of driftwood …

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Haplochromis sp. Carp – Mbipia Lutea

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Common name: Haplochromis sp. Carp Scientific name: Mbipia Lutea Average Adult Fish Size: 10cm / 4 inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Victoria tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 40 gallons / 160 Litres Compatibility: Very aggressive. …

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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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