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  1. How Long do African Cichlids Live?

    It depends on the species, but most should live for around 8 years in an aquarium. Typical Behavior They are very active fish. Whenever they sense movement outside of the tank, they will follow it in the hope that they are about to be fed. This behavior can make you feel like you’re...
  2. 55 Gallon Re-Stocking Ideas

    Hey everyone! So I've had a 55 gallon tank set up for about 2 years now (ph-7.9ish, nitrates-5.0ppm, nitrites-0ppm, ammonia-0ppm) running a Fluval 406 and Fluval U4 that had about 5 rainbowfish, 1 BN Pleco, 2 juvenile clown loaches, 1Synodontis Angelicus, and 1 Elephantnose; usually do monthly...
  3. Malawi tanganyika combo :O

    Kk so I know youll just say first off NO those lake don't mix but I trie to make a combination of cichlids that may be peaceful together... So can anyone help me stock this tank? Kk so first offi was divinely inspired by this video, and btw I'm on an iPad so idk if this vid will show up or not...
  4. Tanganyikan cookies :)

    Heey everybody I have yet another cookie cutter question :p So long story short.. I have a 55 gallon, and want to stock tanganyikans can anybody help? And just a few Side questions, can plants like Anubis, amazon swords and giant crypts be kept with tangs? And is there a possibility of some...
  5. African cichlids combination!!!

    Hey there!! I have a 55 gallon tank setup,it has large rock structure and is filtered and everything! And I had made a list of African cichlids to inhabit this tank! Can anyone tell me if there will be any problems, with behavior, size , and comparability? If so can you make some changes! And...
  6. Hey

    Introduce Yourself
    New to the forums just though I'd say hello and see who is active in the community. I've got a 55 gallon african cichlid tank with 26 fish roughly, filtered by a 20 gallon homemade all glass sump. Hopefully I can learn a few tricks and share some things I've come across myself. Ill be putting...
  7. African Cichlids wanted in Lancashire???

    Hi everybody....:-D Does anyone have or know of anyone in the north lancashire area selling African Cichlids. I live in Morecambe and only shop round here is call Reef & River and they don't have a big selection of Malawi's and then there just assorted and most of the time none at all.:-( So if...
  8. Switch to African cichlids

    hey all, i have been keeping central and south american cichlids for a while now and they are starting to become boring. most of them get to big for home aquariums and are too agressive. im thinking of switching over to african cichlids. i understand that they need different water chemistry...
  9. African cichlids no longer eating

    i bought a group of african cichlids about 5 months ago and every time i would feed them they would go nuts! i would just stand next to the tank with the jar of food and they would know it was time to eat. about 2 weeks ago i decided to give them their first ever live feeder fish meal. they...
  10. Hey Everyone

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    New to these forums, but a member on numerous others. Check out my tank. Nice to meet all of you! YouTube - Mbuna Tear Up Broccoli