The cichlid is a freshwater fish characterized by bright colors. The size of this fish varies considerably, from a few centimeters up to few meters. The species of cichlid do not vary much in terms of appearance but they do so in their size and color.


Cichlid Species


According to Cichlid facts, there are currently more than 1,300 species of cichlid recorded but there are still discoveries of new species made every year with an estimated total of over 3,000 species all in all! Despite the many varieties of cichlids, all the species of this fish can only be found in Africa and in very specific places.


Natural Habitat of Cichlids

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