What can african cichlids live with?

Answer African cichlids are extremely aggressive and should only be housed with fish of the same species. Most community fish will not survive in a tank with African cichlids.FeedingAfrican cichlid aggres... Read More »

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Do African cichlids have teeth?

The many African species of cichlids have evolved to have two sets of jaws with many types of teeth. In the outer jaw, they have several rows of teeth. Farther back in the mouth is a pharyngeal jaw... Read More »

Do African cichlids need multiples?

African cichlids do not need to be kept in multiples, but these fish are aggressive, and crowded situations, such as those that occur in the lakes of their native habitat, minimize their aggressio... Read More »

What shark can you keep with african cichlids?

You can keep a number of different sharks in your African cichlid aquarium. Red tailed sharks, iridescent sharks and rainbow sharks are three of the most popular. The key to keeping sharks and cich... Read More »

How many species do African cichlids have?

There is an estimated 1300 or more different types of African cichlids. This type of fish has an array of different sizes and color combinations. They are all freshwater fish and are common in aqua... Read More »