Lake Tanganyika

Gold Sexfasciatus Cichlid (Neolamprologus sexfasciatus)

Gold Sexfasciatus Cichlid (Neolamprologus sexfasciatus) The attractive Gold Sexfasciatus Cichlid (Neolamprologus sexfasciatus) can be found in the rocky coastal waters of Southern Lake Tanganyika, Africa. This aggressive cichlid cannot be housed in a community tank. They are recommended for the experienced cichlid keeper, but provide excellent rewards for anyone up to

Moorii Cichlid (Tropheus moorii)

Moorii Cichlid (Tropheus moorii) The Moorii Cichlid (Tropheus moorii) is a striking black cichlid with a vivid yellow band. The Tropheus are extremely aggressive towards their own kind. Moorii are lively fish, and may prove disruptive in a community tank. These fish are difficult to sex and are maternal mouth-brooders. Care Level:

Marlieri cichlid

Marlieri Cichlid (Julidochromis marlieri) The Marlieri Cichlid (Julidochromis marlieri), also known as the Marlier’s Julie, Checkered Julie, Julidochromis marlieri, or the Julido Marlieri Cichlid. is a peaceful and shy cichlid that originates from the rocky shorelines of Lake Tanganyika, Africa. It will stay in the rocks towards the back of the aquarium, darting out

Gold Head Compressiceps Cichlid

Gold Head Compressiceps Cichlid (Altolamprologus compressicep) You will find the highly attractive Gold Head Compressiceps Cichlid (Altolamprologus compressicep) in the rocky coastal waters of Lake Tanganyika, Africa. It is an aggressive fish with a body shape adapted for the rocky rubble areas it inhabits in the wild.  Its shape allows it to to

Frontosa Cichlid (Cyphotilapia frontosa)

Frontosa Cichlid (Cyphotilapia frontosa) The Frontosa Cichlid (Cyphotilapia frontosa) is also referred to as the Paratilapia frontosa or Pelmatochromis frontosus. Frontosa’a are found, deep in the waters of Lake Tanganyika. In their native Africa, Frontosa African Cichlids are considered a delicacy on the table. However, they are also fascinating aquarium inhabitants, if you take

Tropheus duboisi

Duboisi Cichlid (Tropheus duboisii) The stunning Duboisi Cichlid (Tropheus duboisii) originates from the rocky, coastal waters of Lake Tanganyika. They are a vibrant fish as juveniles and adults, and the prize of many cichlid keepers. The duboisi is very territorial and fascinating to observe in the aquarium. Care Level:  Moderate Temperament: