Welcome to MidasCichlid.com
a website run by a cichlid hobbyist for cichlid hobbyists. The purpose of this site is to provide information on the cichlid known as Amphilophus citrinellus
or by its common name the Midas Cichlid. At MidasCichlid.com you can find information ranging from care, breeding, feeding, morphs, helpful tips, breeders and more.
Essentially there will be an ongoing effort to add and expand this site with the latest helpful information on this beautiful cichlid species. The Midas Cichlid also goes by another common name, which is the Red Devil and sometimes it’s called Red Devil Fish or Red Devil Cichlid
The Red Devil is often used to describe another species, which is similar in size, color and temperament, Amphilophus labiatus
. While the focus of this site will be on the Midas Cichlid, it is important to include information on A. labiatus and other Amphilophus species or complexes. Even Flowerhorns
too as they have become part of our culture in the aquarium hobby.
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Breeding Midas Cichlids is fun and not to difficult given the right conditions and tank space.
There are so many new opportunities to find attractive Midas Cichlids on sale from the internet.
Caring for Midas cichlid fish requires heavy water changes because these big guys eat and produce a lot of waste in the aquarium.
What you feed your red devil fish will determine how long and healthy their lives will be. Remember healthy fish are happy fish too.