The jewel cichlid is an aptly named bright red and reflective spotted African cichlid. These aquarium cichlids are egg layers that readily breed in the fish tank. Jewel cichlids are territorial and aggressive so keep them with other African species of similar size.
- Scientific Name: Hemichromis lafilili
- Origin: Lake Malawi
- Life Span: 8 years
- Max Size: 5 inches
- Food: Flake, live, frozen
- Shipping size: Approx. 1 1/2 to 2 inches