Cichlids are species of fish from family of Cichlidae, there are several species of cichlid fish by size, shape, environment in which they live and thrive, color, eating habits and even temperament. Some examples of cichlid fish species such as Jack Dempsey, Oscar, Angel Fish, and others.
Aquarium Set up for Cichlids
Taking care cichlid fish is fairly easy, but it requires certain conditions, that you must to follow for ensure the cichlid fish healthy. One thing must you do to care your cichlid fish is to consider the tank or aquarium set up for cichlids.
Most diseases in the aquarium are due to poor environmental conditions and can be successfully treated. Here we identify some major ailments and proposed treatments for anchor worm, constipation, fin rot and dropsy.
Shrimps are a popular choice amongst the invertebrates when it comes to adding them to your freshwater aquarium. But you have to be careful as depending on their size and/or nature they may either be eaten by the fish in the tank or they themselves may become the predator and eat your fish!
Many cichlid species are known for their extreme aggression. The strongest male will become dominant and will constantly chase and fight his competition. Additionally, he will relentlessly chase the females in an attempt to mate. This aggression, however, is one of the more attractive aspects of cichlid keeping as it really brings out the cichlids’ personalities.