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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: Dovii, Wolf Cichlid Scientific Name: Parachromis Dovii Average Adult Fish Size: Males around 28-30 inches /  71 –...

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http://youtu.be/nK7PcWB1MWo Common Name: Firemouth Scientific Name: Thorichthys Meeki, Cichlasoma Meeki Average Adult Fish Size: 7 inches / 18 cm Place...

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http://youtu.be/PRGCY8UoWnM Common Name: Severum, Banded Cichlid, Hero Cichlid Scientific Name: Heros Severus Average Adult Fish Size: 10 inches / 25.4...