Types of Cichlids

  • Care Level:   Easy 
  • Water Type -All fresh water 
  • Temperature: 68-89° F
  • Max.Size : 2-18+ inches
  • Breeding – In small/big tank
  • Lifespan: 8-12 years 

Cichlids are one of the most popular freshwater fish. They are known for their unique personalities and vibrant colors. Some of the most popular species of Cichlids fish include: Oscars, Angelfish, Discus, and parrot. Unfortunately, Cichlids sometimes get a bad reputation for being difficult to keep, with people citing behavioral problems as one of the main reasons.

Here is the list of some best cichlids for your aquarium

Green terror Cichlid

There are many species of Cichlid fishes. They are from 2 "inches to up to 2'ft up to size. Because of this, they are placed in the large size of the Aquarium, their color; shape and nature are such that they can be easily restored in any kind of environment.

Because of this, the experienced people prefer to keep them as they also float in a small place while swimming and eatery. There are many species such as Convict, Angle fish, Jaguar, Oscar, Jack Dempsey, Texas, Green terror, Severum, Flower horn, Red devil, Midas cichlid etc. There are many species, which are well liked. Keeping these things in mind should keep the attention of some low points.

Parrot cichlid

Fish of cichlid species seem to be active, so they have a beautifully decorated place to hide in them and decorate them with high-level decoration. Wood and stone decorations are good for them. The decorations of the underworld, Driftwood, Stones are such that they cannot remove them.

The decorations of the underworld, Driftwood, Stones are such that they cannot remove them. Generally they are kept in numbers of 1 or 5, neither will they always fight each other, fighting for their area and for females are their common habit, so considering the small size of the aquarium, keep in mind the number of them in them.

Frontosa Cichlid

If you have Cichlid fishes in the group, then identify Male, Female. Because Male is more aggressive, it is more suitable to have a male on 4-5 female. Identifying their sex is also easy. Male is more flamboyant, brittle, big and dazzling than female.They breed very easily in Aquarium, so if they can, then give them a private home.

It is a fast growing fish which can grow by 2 "inch speed every month, it is of many colors like black, white, red, yellow, tiger etc. They prefer live-food Therefore, whatever the insect or the small fish fall into its mouth, it swallows it, it has the power of great power and can also drop many things from its weight, so take special care of the decorations. It is good to keep up with. Pay attention to every Shaking things play Tthron and out patrolling your area is like them a lot.

Oscar Cichlid

Oscar fish for aquarium

If you have Cichlid fishes in the group, then identify Male, Female. Because Male is more aggressive, it is more suitable to have a male on 4-5 female. Identifying their sex is also easy. Male is more flamboyant, brittle, big and dazzling than female.They breed very easily in Aquarium, so if they can, then give them a private home.

They have very little intensity in their male and female, they like to make these pairs, and couples can often see them walking around, you can see them walking around their area and paying attention to their cleaning. These are easily made up to 12 inches in the Aquarium and survive for 12 years. After 16-18 months, they start reproducing, they make pans and they stay for 6 months. They lay eggs on a solid flat and smooth surface, and in 4-6 days the children started to swim around Are.

If we pay attention to such information, then we can take care of the fish of Cichlid species very easily. Cichlid fishes are of big size to all sizes, so when buying these, you should take full information so that they disturb your other fish. These also contain cross-breeding, so it is normal to see new colors and species. Such as Flower horn, Parrot cichlid, Red Devil is some fish that are made of cross breeding and are not found in the natural form.

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