What shark can you keep with african cichlids?

Answer 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 »

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Can you put a Bala shark with African cichlids?

The website Tim's Tropical Fish and Aquariums indicates that Bala sharks are not compatible with African cichlids. Bala sharks should be kept in schools with at least six other Bala sharks. Some of... Read More »

Do African cichlids need friends?

The decision to keep multiple cichlids in your tank depends on the size of the tank, the sex of the cichlid and the species of cichlid. A single cichlid is not likely to suffer from undue stress. ... 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 »

Can African cichlids eat shrimp?

You can supplement your African cichlid's diet with brine shrimp, krill or shrimp pellets. If you have an herbivorous variety of cichlid, you should feed only a small amount, while carnivorous cich... Read More »