The Cichlid family is made up of more than 650 species found in different parts of the world.
Cichlids live in both fresh and brackish waters and are found in Asia, Africa and America. Cichlids are a great aquarium fish as they are an intelligent species and fairly easy to maintain. Cichlids are highly diverse with their size, behaviour and colouration. New species are discovered annually and many species remain un-described.