Elongatus Ornatus – Pseudotropheus Elongatus Ornatus

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Common name: Pseudotropheus Elongatus Ornatus  Scientific name: Elongatus Ornatus  Average Adult Fish Size: 13cm / 5 Inches  Place of Origin: Lake Malawi  Typical Tank setup: Rocky Malawi tank with plenty of hiding spaces/caves.  Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 200 Litres  Compatibility: Combine …

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Protomelas sp. Steveni Taiwan – Taiwan Reef

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Common name: Taiwan Reef Cichlid, Scientific name: Protomelas sp. Steveni Taiwan Average Adult Fish Size: 15cm / 6Inches (can grow slightly larger) Place of Origin: Lake Malawi Typical Tank setup: Rocky Malawi tank with plenty of open swimming space Recommended …

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Mixed African Tank

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Tank Size – 135 gal. Oceanic Fish Kept – Aulonocara jacobfreibergi, Pseudotropheus sp.acei, Haplochromis phytophagus, Pseudotropheus zebra Filtration – 55 gal sump Lighting – L.E.D. Heating – 300 watt Aqueon Rocks – Local lime stone Plants/Corals – Substrate – White …

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Frontosa – Cyphotilapia Frontosa

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Common name: Frontosa, Northern Congo Frontosa, Kavala Frontosa, Kitumbu (Zaire Blue) Frontosa, Congo (Cape Tembwe) Frontosa, Kapampa Zaire (Zaire Blue) Frontosa, Moba Zaire (Zaire Blue) Frontosa, Cape Nangu (Nangu Neon) Frontosa, Burundi Frontosa, Karilani Frontosa, Bulu Point Frontosa, Ikola Frontosa, Kipili …

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75 Gallon Cichlid Tank

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Tank Size – 75 gallon Fish Kept – Malawi Cichlid fish Filtration – API XP Lighting – N/A Heating – N/A Rocks – N/A Plants/Corals – N/A Substrate – N/A Background – N/A Description – N/A This aquarium was submitted by a …

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150 Gallon African Cichlids Aquarium

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Tank Size – 150 gallon Fish Kept – African Cichlid fish Filtration – I use 2 Xp3 water filters with a 100g hob to polish water Lighting – N/A Heating – N/A Rocks – N/A Plants/Corals – N/A Substrate – N/A Background …

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240 Litre Malawi Aquarium

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Tank Size – Fluval Roma 240 (240 litres) 4 foot Fish Kept – Variety of African Cichlids form lake Malawi Filtration – 2x Fluval 405 filters Lighting – Standard T8 Fluval Roma tank lighting Heating – 2x 300w heaters (one …

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7x2x2 African cichlid aquarium

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Tank Size – 7′x2′x2′ – around 790 litres Fish Kept – Variety of Mbuna African Cichlids form lake Malawi Filtration – Currently running and APS 2000lph and a 1400lph with added filter wool Lighting – Lighting is 2 rows of …

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Tropheus and Sardine Cichlid Aquarium 400L

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Tank Size – 4’x2’x2′ – around 400 litres Fish Kept – 13x Tropheus Ilangi, 16x Tropheus Moliro, 13x Sardine Cichlid Filtration – 2x Fluval 405 filters Lighting – 4x Aquaray GroBeam 600 and 1x Aquaray Marine White Ultima 600 – …

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How To Breed African Cichlids

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For us, one of the most interesting and fulfilling parts of the tropical fish keeping hobby is when your fish breed and you see new life forming and growing in your very own home aquarium. Many fish will breed in …

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Illegal fishing is a problem in Lake Malawi

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Illegal fishing is a problem in the Lake Malawi National Park, but is there good news for conservation in the area? Lake Malawi has more freshwater fish than anywhere else in the world. The Lake Malawi National Park was founded in …

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Red Jewel Cichlid – Hemichromis Bimaculatus

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Common name: Red Jewel Cichlid, Jewel Cichlid, Jewelfish, Two-Spotted Jewelfish, African Jewelfish, Blue Jewel, Red Jewel. Scientific name: Hemichromis Bimaculatus Average Adult Fish Size: 5 inches / 13 CM Place of Origin: Zaire, Africa river region Typical Tank setup: The …

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Zue Island – Paralabidochromis Chromogynos

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Common name: Zue Island Scientific name: Paralabidochromis Chromogynos Average Adult Fish Size: 11cm  /  4 ½ inches Place of Origin: Lake Victoria Typical Tank setup: Rocky Lake Victoria Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 40 gallon / 160 litre minimum for one …

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Red Zebra – Metriaclima Estherae

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Common name: Red Zebra, Orange Zebra Scientific name: Metriaclima Estherae Average Adult Fish Size: 12cm / 4 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Malawi Typical Tank setup: Rocky Malawi tank Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 120 Litres Compatibility: Combine with other Malawi …

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