Are African Cichlids Livebearers?

African cichlids are not livebearers. They are mouthbrooders, which is a very interesting way of giving birth to cichlid fry. We are talking about a huge family of hundreds of …

Do African Cichlids Shed Their Scales?

Perhaps you may have already seen other fish when they start to shed their scales. This is especially common during the breeding season, as they wish to attract other fish …

Do African Cichlids Have Teeth?

Although there are literally hundreds of different African cichlids in lakes Tanganyika, Victoria and Malawi, they share one similarity for sure. All of them do have teeth and they can …