jewel cichlid

  1. Justepic

    Easiest cichlid to breed?

    I would like to start breeding cichlids and originally I was going to go for Jewels but just wanted to know- What is the easiest cichlid to breed (in your opinion) and also no fish that need more than 45 gallons
  2. Justepic

    Minimum tank size for jewel cichlids breeder.

    I have seen people say you can put a pair of beautiful jewels in a 20 and some say at least in a 40. What do you think?
  3. S

    I Need Help With Stocking My West African River Tank!

    Here is what I'm curently thinking of doing, I need to know if this will work or not My tank is 50 Gallon and will be heavily planted. 1 Jewel Cichlid (unsure of exact species) 2 or 3 African Butterfly fish and 1 Lionhead/Blockhead/Buffalo head Cichlid Will this work for the tank I have...
  4. GoldFinger

    Can anyone sex my Jewel please?

    Just wondering if I have a male or female thank you in advance.
  5. GoldFinger

    Help sexing green terror & Jewel Cichlids

    Despite reading countless threads I would appreciate someone’s expertise! I also posted a thread in the breeding section for those who have experience with Blue Texas & Jack Dempsey hybrids. Please see pictures Cheers!
  6. Jexnell

    My Cichlids

    Here are some vids of my current cichlids. Sorry not the best, working with what I got to film them anyways here ya go
  7. Jexnell

    I sure can pick um'

    On Friday I went to The Wet Spot, since I now have a empty 29g. Not knowing for sure what I was going to get for it I looked around and found these two. They are around 1.5in for the bigger one 1.25in maybe for the smaller one. In store both were bright red. This pic was 3 hours after I got...
  8. TheMoneyTank(TMT)


    So today I went fish shopping and whilst looking round at the oddballs they had (8inch gulper catfish £99.00) I was drawn to the cichlid section where I saw my dream fish I have been after for 6 years (hard to find in my area of the UK) A 4inch male dovii, I have been after a dovii for years and...
  9. TheMoneyTank(TMT)

    What's the biggest jewel cichlid (guttatus) ever?

    Wondering what was the biggest jewel cichlid (guttatus) someone has owned post pics if you can share some monsters
  10. jmf

    hemichromis guttatus with bn plecos?

    Hi I won 8 fish at my local aquarium club (4x Jack Dempsey and 4x jewels). Unfortunately I really did not want more fish. Currently all living in a 40l tote until I can work out what to do with them. One option is to keep a pair of jewels and when my current Jack Dempsey grows out of his 30g...
  11. M

    Jewel Cichlid?

    So, I have read the jewel cichlids can be quite aggressive fin nippers and are best kept as a mating pair. From reading, I'm not entirely confident they may get along with my other tankmates. I have a highly aggressive dragon blood peacock, 3 fish harem of yellow labs, 3 fish harem of blue...
  12. Jakec96

    HELP!! my jewel hasn't eaten for a month!!!

    This is my 3rd time posting on this forum about my jewel and I really didn't get any help on this issue. My jewel cichlid hasn't eatin for a month and I really don't know what to do I tried an Epsom salt bath twice and nothing changed hes getting very skinny. The water perameters are perfect and...
  13. Jakec96

    Help!! Jewel cichlid not eating

    I have a turquoise jewel cichlid who's not eating and it's been a few days. Whenever I feed the tank he comes to the top like everyone else but doesn't take any food down, he just taps the food with his mouth. I think he's having trouble opening his mouth because it looks like he wants to eat...
  14. Jakec96

    Jewel cichlid not eating

    I have a turquoise jewel cichlid with a sunken belly and he doesn't seem to be eating. Whenever I feed the rank he comes to the top and it looks like he's about to take a pellet but he ends up just tapping it with his mouth and swims away. He then makes like he is chewing something when he...
  15. K

    Jack dempsy compatability

    Can a Electric Blue Jack Dempsy cichlid live with a Red Jewel Cichlid in a 90 gallon without issues ????