Acei Cichlids are generally peaceful with fish of the same size and temperament, but may eat any fish small enough to fit into their mouths. They may also be territorial and aggressive to others of their species. Cichlids are middle swimmers, so be sure to add some
top and bottom swimmers as well. Ask a PetSmart associate to help you choose.
Features: May be territorial or aggressive
Includes: 1 Fish
Experience Level: Advanced
Swimming Level: Middle
Size: Maximum Size 4.5 in+
Diet: Flake, Frozen, Spirulina
Housing: 29+ gallon tank, Plus rock and/or driftwood, Water temperature 72-82 degrees F
Note: Note: Pet availability is seasonal. State and local regulations may vary. Pricing may vary by store location. PetSmart stores cannot match the price above for this pet. Ask a store associate for details. African cichlids are very popular with fish hobbyists because there are so many different types to choose from. There are many species of African cichlids, including the rock-dwelling cichlids from Lakes Malawi and Tanganyika. These active and intriguing freshwater fish come in a range of eye-catching colors and sizes, allowing you to create a diverse, fascinating show tank.
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