What types of cichlids have you kept?

What types of cichlids have you kept?

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Cichlids have over 1,300 species, each with their own unique style, making them very popular among aquarists.

Let's introduce 5 well-known cichlid species today!๐Ÿ˜†

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The Heckel discus is a schooling fish species with bright colors, usually green, blue with some black horizontal lines, they are omnivorous and have a strong predatory tendency, mostly insect larvae, insects and planktonic invertebrates.

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Angelfish is a common cichlid with clear black stripes that is popular as an ornamental fish.
They are very peaceful in nature and get along well with other fish, so they should not be kept with aggressive fish because it will stress them out.

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Oscars have a black body and are only suitable for solitary keeping due to their predatory nature. They require large tanks up to 14 inches long and at least 55 gallons of space.

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Their beaks look similar beaks, which is why they are called "parrots." They are usually blood red or orange in color and should be kept with other blood parrots or peaceful fish of comparable size.

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They have unique shapes and colors and require relatively warm water temperatures of up to 86ยฐ F. When kept at high temperatures, they become more active and their metabolism speeds up, resulting in better coloration.