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  1. koleary317

    African Cichlids seem unhappy

    Hello there. My wife and I have a 29 gallon tank with three African Cichlids and one Parrot Cichlid. We’ve had these guys for about 2 months now. The Parrot Cichlid has always been a bit timid, but the three African Cichlids used to swim around the whole tank and dig holes in the sand. However...
  2. Crunchycrouton

    Petco flowerhorn

    I got this little guy at a Petco, he was the meanest in the tank and went for my finger at the glass. Do you think he has potential ? He’s around 1.5-2 inches.
  3. G

    New Centerpiece fish for a 4 foot planted tank

    Hi all, Recently I've been looking to try and find a centerpiece cichlid for my 4 foot 45 gallon tank. I was hoping for something like a single severum cichlid but have been told they like to eat plants 😔. Any advice and suggestions are appreciated 😁
  4. Katemine

    New to hobby and forum.

    My boyfriend and I are fish enthusiasts who have both previously dabbled in keeping fish, but this is the first time either of is are doing things with research and care. I will probably say we a lot in posts, that is why I mention my boyfriend here. I've quickly become a fish addict. We have...
  5. S

    Fish Identification

    Hello! I want to know the names of these fishes. So, that i can check the compatibility of these fishes with my current aquarium fishes.
  6. AmyKieran

    Please identify this fish?

    I have an African cichlid tank so it’s definitely an African cichlid but I can’t remember what it is. I also know that it’s not a Livingston cichlid either. Could anyone identify?
  7. AmyKieran

    Is my fish pregnant!?

    I have an African cichlid tank with about 40 African cichlids in. My recently bought ruti island cichlid seems pregnant (large jaw as if holding eggs). I have attached images. Could anyone please tell me if it is or not? Also I have posted in emergencies just in case I need to quickly remove...
  8. USFish

    My Blood Parrot Cichlid is not doing well.

    My blood parrot has developed this weird white bump right by its nose. What can I cure this with?
  9. S

    Cichlid tank bottom feeders?

    Hello! I have a 125 gallon cichlid tank with a green terror, golden severum, blood parrot, jewel, convict, and a terror/acara hybrid (surviving baby). I’m looking for some bottom feeders to help clean up the tank a little bit, substrate, rocks, and glass. We’ve tried three plecos so far and none...
  10. abegonzalez0221

    Help, what kind of cichlids are these?

    Okay so I work at a pet store and we have these groups of cichlids we randomly got delivered from corporate. I’m the fish guy but I honestly don’t even know what these are, could someone help?
  11. A

    Convict Cihlids with tetras?

    New to this forum, so hopefully this is the place for this question. I had a pair of convict cichlids and recently my female passed away. She was around 6 years old and has had countless spawns of fry. So now I have a single male and I don't want to get another female and deal with the constant...
  12. SAChichlidLover

    Guide to CA/SA Cichlids.

    Hey everyone, I'm making this thread to guide anyone who is new to keeping new world cichlids or would like to know random facts about them or experience etc.. Feel free to talk about whatever you want about new world cichlids or new world cichlids you might own! This is going to be a long one...
  13. Linkandnavi

    Angelfish, Amano Shrimp and Corydoras

    Afternoon all, I'll be adding some angelfish (six juvenile) to my 120 gallon tank in the next few months. Nothing in there are the moment as it`s nearing the end of its cycle and the (juvenile) angelfish will be some of the last to go in. I haven't kept angels previously but while they're some...
  14. S

    Help me identify what type of Cichlids these are!!

    Hey guys! I'm new to the forum and I could use a quick help. I recently bought a pair of Cichlids from a local aquarium for 2$. The guy there didn't know what type of fish these are. Can you help me?
  15. MimiDawn

    Hi there! I'm Mimi

    I'm Mimi. I USED TO kinda view fishies as living decor BUT after a few decades of keeping them, I look at my aquatic babies just the same as my fur babies. ... even right there, behind my Epilepsy Service Dog. I can even pet them, kiss them through the glass and hand feed them. I currently...
  16. R

    Red Devil info please!

    I purchased what I thought was a yellow lab from petsmart few months ago and recently it's gotten much bigger than my 6 inch parrot fish and started bullying her. My parrot fish is currently in a hospital tank because her fin is injured. I posted the ad on kijiji and plenty of people inquired. I...
  17. AndyRascal

    The bug is back

    Hi everyone Used to use this forum years ago but, what with work and one thing and another, got rid of all our tanks. Used to breed some quality Betta splendens, and also had a reef tank. Only have a 40g cold water tank at the mo with different coloured White Clouds, Peppered Cory's and an...
  18. Phalloceros

    Gender fire mouth cichlids

    Hi all, I have 4 thorichthys meeki (fire mouth cichlids) in my 130 gallon tank, they are about 3inches now, so the gender should be visible? fish 1 (female?) Fish 2 (female?) fish 3 (male?) Fish 4 (no clue) All of them together: I would like to have both genders, how many of what gender...
  19. M

    Sexing GBR's

    Picked up a pair of GBR's and was wondering if anyone else can confirm the sex of them. I did spend some time taking a look at both of them and think I have both a male and female. The supposed female holds the back of the tank and they both seem to get into a "fight" when they see each other...
  20. G

    Anyone have an idea what species this guy is?

    Girlfriend came home with a new fish for my 80 gallon cichlid tank and all she know is it was labeled a convict cichlid and I got another convict (black and blue variety) a few weeks ago that the pet store claimed was in the same batch as this guy. Let me know what im in for please!! Thanks