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African Cichlid

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African 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
Color: Blue
Size: Maximum Size 4-6 in

Feeding Instructions:
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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African Cichlid
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African Cichlid is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 24.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best fish if you want color, action, and breeding I've had Africans for years now and prefer to them to the South Americans due to the variety. They breed easily, but if you are keeping them for this purpose, be prepared to have a separate tank for offspring. You'll lose most babies if you don't. Slight "over crowding" is best as it'll limit the domination of the one male who wants to rule the tank. Add an African Feather Fin or most types of Synodonis and you'll have the most amazing tank ever.
Date published: 2014-08-18
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