cichilds

  1. S

    Male or female

    I have 2 green terror’s and trying to find out if they are male or female. One seems to nip the other and keep everyone out of its corner
  2. Allaboutcichlids

    Flowerhorn excreting weird white balls!!!!!

    Hi, I am looking for some advice. As shown in the pictures, my flowerhorn has just started excreting white lumps. I am not sure if this is normal or if this is the start of an illness. He is eating well and looks to be in full health (no body/fin damage). I have not changed his diet (other than...
  3. A

    Baby Electric Yellow Cichlids

    i’ve recently had baby electric yellow cichlids exactly 19 babies but their is one baby that is darker then the rest and swims in circles the whole time while the rest swims around in the hang on breeder box. I moved the mom out of the breeding box after she had them, and i’m not sure if the...
  4. Guyb93

    Maybe an Oscar?

    Tomorrow I’m swapping my 4ft 65g to a 5ft 110g , currently stock 4 eba 2 convicts and a Sailfin pleco , could I add an Oscar ? From what iv read online my current stock would Work with an Oscar , I know they grow 30cm and by rule need a tank 6x length but surely 5x length and 500l would be...
  5. Guyb93

    Green terror being bullied

    I have a large tank full of South American cichlids the largest is a standard blue acara around 6-7 inch and it hates my green terror which is about 4 inch , will my terror defend itself as it gets larger or will it always be dominated by the acara and have to be separated
  6. Guyb93

    What Cichlid is this

    Can anybody tell me what kind of Cichlid this is please I Know it’s a Malawi but that’s it
  7. S

    Introducing new Cichlid to 60 gal community tank

    I would like to add 3 (maybe 4) Red Rainbow cichlids to a heavily decorated and planted 60 gal community tank (upgraded from 40 gals) with 2 Firemouth :3 Inch 2 Blue Acara: 4 Inch 2 Acei: 3 Inch 1 Rainbow Shark: 4-5 Inch 1 Bristlenose pleco But the seller only has them in 1 1/2 inch, all of my...
  8. A

    New to Cichlid

    So, I’m really in love with the African Cichlids! I’m thinking about getting one but still fairly new to the whole fish world and was just wondering if you guys thought it would be a mistake to try owning one this soon?? I ready there’s certain ones that are pretty hardy and can withstand some...
  9. T

    Rehoming convicts and pleco

    Got 15/16 convict cichlids, 3 of them are albino,a few fry, and 1 common pleco looking to rehome as not around enough for cichlids anymore, if can be taken all together then that would be perfect as a few have paired up and convicts mate for life, I’m located in west London
  10. SteakNShrimp

    Will these fish work well?

    I have a 55g tank with a few fish already in and I’m planning on adding more. I was wondering if my stocking ideas will work well. Please give me any suggestions and advice for my tank. I already have - 1 Rainbow Shark - 1 Rainbow Fish (Boesemani) - 1 Zebra Loach - 1 Male Marigold Swordtail -...
  11. Reaeve

    New to the fishy hobby!

    Hi! I'm nervous about starting this new adventure. I'm just scared I'll mess up and kill my future little friends. Probably bc when I had fish as a kid/teen i knew nothing of cycling and testing waters. I have a 37 gal top fin kit. That came with a 200 watt heater, 40 power filter, and other...
  12. Fiji

    55 Gallon Re-stocking 2.0

    Hey everyone. So long story short the rest of my rainbowfish have recently passed from a unidentifiable disease which has not affected the other fish in my tank to my knowledge. The current stock at the moment is: 2 juv. clown loaches, 1 bn pleco, 1 synodontis, 1 Siamese algae eater (NOT...
  13. M

    My male has died and now worried for his lady.....krib help please....

    Hello all Really need some advice as im a newbie. In community tank i had what i believe was 2 stripe kribs, a male and a female. Both seemed very happy always swimming about together and close. They got along with rest of tank with no problems. Last night i found him dead and am completely...
  14. H

    Starting Up Some Parrot Cichlids

    Hi, My girlfriend and I own a 5 and 10 gallon tank. In the 5 gallon tank we have two Chinese Algae Eaters (not purposefully was told they were regular algae eaters) and My girlfriend wants to get some Parrot Cichlids. I have done the research and it brings me to all this Blood Parrot...
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