Jaguar cichlid (Parachromis managuensis)

Jaguar cichlid (Parachromis managuensis) is a large, raptorial, but very beautiful fish, and it is good for large cichlid fans. Unlike other cichlid, jaguar obtains the most of its color when it becomes reproductive. For example, the juveniles have noticeable black bands on their body and the mature fish becomes spotted, so due to these spots they got their “jaguar” name.

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Convict cichlid (Amatitlania nigrofasciata)

The convict cichlid (lat. Amatitlania nigrofasciata) is one of the smallest and the least demanding Central American cichlids. Despite its small size, it has a quarrelsome and rough temper, so the task of selecting proper tank mates for it is a challenging one. Further in the article, you will find out where convict cichlid inhabits, how large it can grow, how to keep it in the tank, feed, and breed.

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Blood parrot fish

Blood parrot cichlid – is a hybrid of various Cichlidae species, and it’s not encountered in the wild but is a very popular tank fish. It has a rather specific body shape and a very small mouth. It is not demanding, bright-colored, quite peaceful towards its tank mates. Further in the article, you’ll find out how blood parrot fish appeared, whether it is challenging to keep it, tank capacity required, water temperature, proper tank mates, and food.

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