Discus cichlids we have given them their own section even though they are technically an American Cichlid.">

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Profiles Tropical American Cichlids

America offers a vast range of tropical fish from the cichlid family. These fish vary from those in the Amazon river in South America to cichlids originating in north and central America.

Due to the vast popularity of Discus cichlids we have given them their own section even though they are technically an American Cichlid.

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Common name: Parrot Cichlid, Blood Parrot Cichlid Scientific name: Parrot Cichlid Average Adult Fish Size: 20cm / 8Inches Place of...

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Common name: Saddle Cichlid, Two-Spot Acara, Tetramerus Cichlid Scientific name: Aequidens Tetramerus Average Adult Fish Size:  8 inches  /  20...

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Common name: Yellow Acara Scientific name: Aequidens Metae Average Adult Fish Size:  6 inches  /  15 cm Place of Origin:...

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Common name: Blue Acara Scientific name: Aequidens Pulcher Average Adult Fish Size:  7 inches  /  18 cm Place of Origin:...