Assorted Small African Cichlid Mix ~ 2.5-3cm


We currently have 80 available in stock.

This listing is for 1 cichlid. If you require mulitples please add the required amount to your basket                                                                                                             

These cichlids like hard alkaline water around 76-82 degrees, although they will tolerate slightly higher or lower temperatures. Some salt may be added but they do fine without. They prefer a sandy to rocky habitat and caves should be included.

We will pick you a lovely mix of coloured Cichlids. If you have any preference then please let us know.

Species –  These mixes all contain mbuna species. 



Current Size – 2.5cm - 5cm

Adult Length – 12cm

Temperature Range – 25 28°C

pH Range – 7.5 – 8.5

Special Requirements - All African Cichlids are territorial. They need space and a plenty of hiding spaces.

Tanks Mates and Compatibility – Other Lake Malawi cichlids, but Mbunas should be avoided.

Feeding – They are omnivorous and can easily be fed in an aquarium on such live or frozen foods as: bloodworms, mosquito larvae, crustaceans, snails, and Tubifex. These fish also readily take pellets and flakes.

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Please note – Some images used are library photos and will show the colour potential at a fully mature size, as our fish are juveniles they may vary.

We always aim to supply the fish as close to the purchase size as possible. On rare occasions if this is not possible we will contact you.

The fish are selected at random however you are welcome to make a note on the order and the fish manager will do his best for you, requests are dependent on stock at the time of your order.



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