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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.

4 min read Common name: Bolivian Ram, Hi-fin Ram, Bolivian Butterfly, Ruby Crown Cichlid Scientific name: Mikrogeophagus Altispinosus Average Adult Fish Size: 2.5 inches...

2 min read Common name: Pearl Cichlid, Pearlscale Eartheater Scientific name: Geophagus Brasiliensis Average Adult Fish Size: 8 inches / 20 cm Place of...