Widest selection and lowest online prices.
Widest selection and lowest online prices.
African Cichlids can be aggressive to smaller Asian and South American species. However, they are the most colorful freshwater fish imaginable! We sell these fish as small (around 1”), medium (around 2”), and large (around 3.5”).
Some fish may be kept with African cichlids, including eels, plecos, larger tetras and barbs.
African Butterfly Cichlid The Thomasi cichlid, or African butterfly cichlid, is one of the smallest cichlids found in Africa. Thomasi cichlids have...View full details
African Cichlid Assortment AquariumFishSale selected a mix of pseudotropheus, melanochromis, and labeotropheus that will grow well together and d...View full details
Brichardi Cichlid Albino The brichardi cichlid is a great example of Lake Tanganyika dwarf cichlids and the albino brichardi is a great example of ...View full details
Fire Fin Altolamprologus Compressiceps These are bred in a few color variations, AFS generally offers the “orange head” variety and the fire fin. T...View full details
Biotecus Fairy Cichlid Biotecus Fairy Cichlids only grow to 1 1/2 inches and are found in small ponds in Brazil. These dwarf cichlids are shy and s...View full details
Black Widow Frontosa The black widow frontosa is variation of the Burundi frontosa bred in Taiwan to bring out a mapping black pattern roughly like...View full details
Borleyi Kadango The borleyi kadango, also called the yellow fin borleyi cichlid, displays bold reds blues and subtle yellows. The borleyi cichlid a...View full details
Brevis Shell Dweller AFS uses a select breeder to bring out the best color for this cute little shell dweller, originally from Lake Tanganyika. The...View full details
Brichardi Cichlid The brichardi cichlid is a great example of Lake Tanganyika dwarf cichlids. Also called the Fairy Cichlid, the brichardi are one...View full details
Daffodil Brichardi Cichlid The daffodil is slightly different than the brichardi fairy cichlid, but not much. This variety is a little more difficu...View full details
Buescheri Cichlid AFS uses a select breeder to bring out the best color for this cichlid, and the larger it gets the better its features. There are...View full details
Buffalo Head Cichlid The Buffalo Head Cichlid, also called the Lionhead cichlid or African blockhead, have a distinct fat forehead that earns their...View full details
Bulu Point Tropheus The bulu point tropheus moorii, or cherry spot tropheus, displays large cherry red blotches on a black body. Compatible with o...View full details
Bumblebee Cichlid Just like the name, this "honey" of a fish has the coloration of a bumblebee. The bumblebee cichlid can handle aggressive cichlid...View full details
Buttikoferi Cichlid Once this fish gets to ten inches it should be given its own tank or eaten. This is a very aggressive fish and can handle other...View full details
Calvus Cichlid The calvus cichlid is the most popular Lake Tanganyikan cichlid in the aquarium trade. These fish are bred in a few color variation...View full details
Neolamprologus caudopunctatus This Tanganyika cichlid with the long name is best known for the colorful small spots on the dorsal and caudal or tai...View full details
Chitimba Cichlid The beautiful, aggressive, and active chitimba thick bar cichlid originates in the Chitimba Bay in Lake Malawi. These African cich...View full details
Cobalt Blue Cichlid One of the most popular mbunas due to its solid cobalt blue color and gets along with other zebra cichlids and haplochromis cic...View full details
Compressiceps Cichlid A strange looking fish with the scary nick name Malawi Eye-biter, or the purple eye biter, they are no worse than any other c...View full details
Compressiceps Cichlid Albino Already a strange looking fish with the scary nick name Malawi Eye-biter, the albino compressiceps features red eyes a...View full details
Copadichromis mbenjii The copadichromis azureus mbenjii is a rare cousin of the more common African cichlid borleyi kadango. The copadichromis mben...View full details
Zebra Afra Cichlid The zebra afra cichlid, or dogtooth cichlid, maybe the most colorful of the dwarf cichlids from Lake Malawi. They are pricy but ...View full details
Cyprichromis leptosoma kitumba The beautiful cyprichromis cichlid is a perfect example of the dither fish. Dithering fish are schooling fish that, ...View full details