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Water Colors Aquarium Gallery Podcast
Water Colors Aquarium Gallery Podcast
133. Top 5 South American Cichlids

Some of the most exciting and diverse fish in the world come from South America, and we definitely have our favorites! In this episode, the Water Colors Team discusses our top 5 SA cichlids – as well as why they make our list, and how you can keep them at home! From eartheaters to pike cichlids, we’ll discuss some of the coolest species of fish to come out of this biologically rich region of the world.


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Species mentioned in this episode:

  • Nannacara anomala “Golden eye cichlid”
  • Mikrogeophagus ramirezi “Ram Cichlid”
  • Geophagus pyrocephalus “Red Head Topajo”
  • Acarichthys heckelii “Threadfin Acara”
  • Geophagus sveni “Sveni Eartheater”
  • Crenicichla notophthalmus
  • Mesonauta festivus “Flag Cichlid”
  • Andinoacara pulcher “Blue Acara”
  • Apistogramma panduro 
  • Laetacara curviceps “Dwarf Flag Cichlid”
  • Apistogramma Macmasteri “Red Neck”
  • Taeniacara candidi “Black Stripe Dwarf Cichlid”
  • Astronotus ocellatus “Oscar”
  • Apistogramma Agassizii “Tefe Blue Pearl”
  • Pterophyllum altum “Altum Angelfish”
  • Apistogramma hongsloi
  • Teleocichla centrarchus
  • Satanoperca daemon “Satan’s Perch”

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