Cross Breeding Tropical Fish

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We want to tackle the often controversial topic of cross breeding tropical fish and look at the pro’s and con’s of this. This is simply our point if views on it and we do not want to get in to …

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Tonys African Cichlids Fish Store Review

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If you are looking for a solid and reliable source of high quality Malawi cichlids delivered to your door in the UK then Tony’s African Cichlids is the perfect place to start your search. The range of cichlids available to …

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Difference Between Mbuna, Aulonocara and Haplochromis Malawi Cichlids

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There are 3 main types of cichlid tropical fish from Lake Malawi in the South African rift valley; Mbuna, Aulonocara and Haplochromis. It is often thought that keeping Malawi cichlids means that you can just chuck any cichlid fish from …

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Rift Valley Cichlids (Mikes Rifts) Fish Store Review

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Technically not a Local Fish Store however well worthy of a review none the less. Based near Warrington in the UK, Mikes rifts is an importer of rift valley cichlids supplying wild caught, pond bred and F1 fish from lake …

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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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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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Dolphin Cichlid – Cyrtocara Moorii

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Common name: Dolphin Cichlid Scientific name: Cyrtocara Moorii, Haplochromis Moorii Average Adult Fish Size: 20cm / 8 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Malawi Typical Tank setup: Rocky Malawi tank with plenty of open swimming space and other less aggressive Malawi …

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