Cichlids

Some articles on cichlids, cichlid:

Laetacara
... Like all cichlids, Laetacara species have well-developed brood care ... All members of the genus are monogamous, open spawning cichlids ... Most Laetacara species are relatively small cichlids, growing from 5-10 centimetres (2-4 in) in length and are part of the group known to aquarists as dwarf cichlids ...
Synodontis Multipunctata - General
... species of upside-down catfish in Lake Tanganyika, which is more famous for its cichlids ... Lake Tanganyika is home to a number of mouthbrooding cichlids, which care for their eggs and young by carrying them in their mouth ... The smell of spawning cichlids excites S ...
Spotted Tilapia - Habitat
... Spotted mangrove cichlids are native to Africa from the Côte d'Ivoire to Ghana, and Benin to Cameroon ... Spotted mangrove cichlids live in a variety of habitats ... Spotted mangrove cichlids are quite common and are found in rivers near the coasts of Africa, near the Côte d'Ivoire ...
Cichlinae
... Cichlinae is a subfamily of South American fishes in the cichlid family ... of Cichla reach almost 1 metre (3.3 ft) in length, making them by far the largest cichlids of the Americas, and among the largest cichlids anywhere ... In contrast, Teleocichla are among the smallest cichlids of the Americas, and most species only reach around 6 centimetres (2.4 in) in length ...
Convict Julie - In The Aquarium
... Julidochromis regani are small-growing dwarf cichlids and easy to spawn and care for if their basic needs are fulfilled ... Like all Lake Tanganyika cichlids, Julidochromis regani are best maintained in hard alkaline water, with a pH of 8.5 - 9.0 and a hardness of 12-14 kH, and in aquaria no ... rocks to form caves and passageways as shelter like many other Rift Valley cichlids they tend to be territorial and somewhat aggressive ...