For most of the popular species an aquarium size of 40 gals and up is recommended. Larger aquariums are more forgiving then smaller aquariums buy the biggest you can afford up front to avoid more upgrading costs later. Lake Malawi Peacock Cichlids and Lake Malawi Mbuna Cichlids are two types of groups of cichlids that are very popular among aquarists. When shopping for Lake Malawi Cichlids for Sale be sure to choose a supplier with many years of experience like

Lake Malawi Cichlids

Lake Malawi Peacock Cichlids males display a wide range of beautiful colors to attract breeding ready females. Females do not have much color and are a brown to grey in color. All male Lake Malawi Peacock Cichlids aquariums are some of the most brilliantly colorful displays available. Adding some females insures males will be eager to show off their color displays. Adding some tall bushy plastic plants helps provide some hiding places to prevent territorial disputes.

Lake Malawi Mbuna Cichlids prefer rocky habitat to swim in and out of and to hide in to avoid territorial disputes. When adding lots of rockwork to an aquarium it is recommended to add a piece of plastic lighting diffuser cut to fit bottom of glass, cover with gravel and rocks, this will distribute the pressure of the rock evenly. When buying Lake Malawi Mbuna Cichlids choose a reputable supplier with many years experience breeding these fish like at

When setting up an aquarium for Lake Malawi Cichlids, basic requirements should be followed, water parameters Ph 7.2 – 8.4, temps 78F-80F, and specie compatibility just to name a few. Dietary requirements of different type of Cichlids should be followed; Herbivores & Carnivores should be fed accordingly.