new world cichlids

  1. SAChichlidLover

    Central american cichlid only tank?

    Hey everyone :) Got a cool project which is gonna be starting very soon and I wanted to hear everyones opinions and more cichlid only tankmate ideas! So I am setting up a 70gal 4 ft long tank (It's actually 68 gallons but for ease I'm just gonna say 70) and current stocklist I have is a...
  2. 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
  3. hudsona85

    Severum Additions

    So after much debate and discovering water parameters that would be suitable for my new 75gal tank, I have chosen to go for SA cichlids. I will have sand as my substrate and debating between the Aquatop CF500UV, Eheim Pro 350, or 1 or 2 AquaClear 110. I am not planning on having live plants. I...
  4. R

    Oscar Breathing Heavy And Not Eating

    Hello everyone, I thought my Oscar was just being tempermental, as usual, however, she/he(?) has stopped eating, is breathing (fairly) heavily and generally looks inattentive. I'm very worried since he is usually ravenous for food, breathes normally through the gills and is very attentive...
  5. J

    Are Discus Really As Difficult As Everyone Says?

      I've always LOVED discus and wanted to keep them but I always tell myself "mehh I'ma needa buy a RO filter (the water hardness in my area is 300ppm)" and "i'm'a have to do daily water changes" and all that. but then i just talked to my friend (who lives in my area) who has been maintaining a...
  6. T

    Ebjd And Blue Crayfish Tankmates

    Hello All,  I need help with some tank mate ideas, at this point I feel like I'm playing Tetris and I really don't know where to go from here! I have a 40gal with an EBJD & Blue Cray (both bought 2 months ago)..... I got a 72x18x24 125Gal tank that isn't set up yet (should have it going by May)...
  7. Blue Ramirezi

    Breeding Discus

    Hey guys, I know the majority of you reading this probably only clicked on this to discourage me or tell me not to, but for those that aren't: The other day i got a new tank and instantly wanted more discus, as they are my favorite fish and the one i've kept for the longest, but then i...