Understanding how they behave is the number one secret to taking care African cichlids. These types of fishes come from a rocky environment and are known for their aggressive behavior towards their type. In fact, their level of aggression increases when two exact sizes live in the same aquarium. To assure of success before creating a kingdom of African cichlids – ask yourself these four questions.
One, how I will design my aquarium?
Research how Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika and Lake Malawi look like. Copy how the feel and formation of rocks are made. African cichlids love to have caves and rock beds.
Two, what other types of African cichlids to get? (Be sure to get the ones with no incompatibility issues)
There are over six hundred species of African cichlids and each has their own style of living. Itâ€™s either you ask a professional aquarist if your chosen cichlids are compatible with each other or you make a thorough research if what fishes are compatible with your chosen type.
Three, what to feed them?
African cichlids can be herbivores, carnivores or omnivores. Thatâ€™s why; itâ€™s important to choose the right food to feed your fishes. It does not have to be expensive and commercial. As long as the food is a healthy food for your fish, buy it and know when to feed them.
Four, how to cure their diseases?Watch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015)?
Experts say the primary cause of fish diseases is a dirty or incorrect set-up of aquarium. Therefore, keep your aquarium clean by purchasing the right size, by cleaning it twice or thrice a month and by having a good filtration system.