What fish can be kept with cichlids?

What fish can be kept with cichlids?

This includes South American cichlids like the ram and checkerboard dwarf cichlid, and certain African river cichlids like the krib. These fish will generally get along with any fish that doesn’t pick on or bully them. They get along well with most species of tetra. Corydoras catfish also make great tankmates.

What are good cichlid tank mates?

Here is a list of ten best tank mates you can place to live side by side with your African Cichlids.

  • Clown Loaches. The Clown Loaches are semi-aggressive fish that can make a perfect match for your African Cichlids.
  • Plecos.
  • Leopard Bushfish.
  • Red Tail Shark.
  • Giant Danios.
  • African Red-Eyed Tetra.
  • Rainbowfish.
  • Synodontis Catfish.

Are Kenyi cichlids Mbuna?

Aquarium Diet: Kenyi cichlids) are an omnivorous mbuna that would benefit from being fed boiled cucumber, brine shrimp, daphnia, spirulina, bloodworms, and krill. Water Chemistry: Kenyi cichlids prefer a temperature that ranges from 76-82F, a KH that ranges from 10-15, and a pH that ranges from 7.8-8.6.

What kind of fish is the Metriaclima lombardoi?

Metriaclima Lombardoi (kenyi cichlid) are beautiful sweet looking cichlids from Lake Malawi Africa. Don’t let the cuteness fool you! These Kenyi cichlids are extrememly aggressive fish.

Can a Maylandia lombardoi live in a community tank?

It is very belligerent, even the two inch juveniles have the desire and power to devastate smaller fish, such as feeder guppies. It is not a fish for a community tank but it can easily hold its own in a larger aquarium of mixed African Mbunas.

What kind of tank mates does a Kenyi need?

Tank mates: Other Malawi Mbuna, however caution when mixing with other kenyi (must only be in ratio of 1 male to 2+ females) and not with other fish from Metriclima group due to aggression. Not compatable with other types of fish, not a community fish. Fish Disease: Prone to hole in the head and malawi bloat.

Can a Demasoni Cichlid be stored in a different tank?

Caring for a demasoni cichlid may be laborious and isn’t really helpful for a beginner aquarist. The fish is extremely aggressive in nature and small in size. It can’t be stored with different species of fish as a result of its aggressive nature. It needs carefully chosen mates for the tank and a change in water continuously.