How to Tell a Girl Cichlid From a Boy Cichlid?

Answer Telling the gender of a fish is not that difficult once you learn how to spot certain attributes. In some species, "sexing" the fish is as easy as telling the gender in a bird -- by size and color.... Read More »

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How to Set up a Cichlid Tank?

Some Cichlid fishes.Cichlid tanks can be a challenge, and this guide will assist you during setup. If you have the correct information, cichlids will be easier to take care of and enjoyable pets.

How to Tame a Butti Cichlid?

Not all fish live harmoniously together. Certain species of fish are capable of bullying and dominating their area. Buttifokeri cichlids are no exception. Butti cichlids are typically very dominant... Read More »

How to Set Up a Cichlid Fish Aquarium?

With over 2,000 species of cichlids, many of which are commonly found in the pet trade, the care of these personable fish can be just as diverse. Some species are best for the expert fish owner, wh... Read More »

How to Know the Sex of an African Cichlid Fish?

Aquarists use two primary techniques to determine the sex of an African Cichlid -- visual and venting. Some fish have dimorphic coloring patterns (distinctly different patterns) that allow for visu... Read More »