North American Cichlids

Texas Cichlid (Herichthys cyanoguttatus)Texas Cichlid (Herichthys cyanoguttatus)
Texas cichlids change in appearance throughout their lives. Younger specimens have a tan or yellowish appearance while older specimens have...
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About North American Cichlids

Although not kept in aquarium as commonly as their South American, Central American and African counterparts, North American cichlids also make great aquarium pets. Coming from the family of Cichlidae, these large fish have beautiful coloration and can be kept in the home aquarium. Please click on a link to the left to learn more about cichlids from the USA and Canada.