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Below is a list of trusted and well respected websites you can visit for more information on cichlid species, habitat, and husbandry. 


  1. aquariums. 

The #1 source on the internet for information about the freshwater fish family Cichlidae. A wealth of information; articles, discussions, a huge catalog of cichlids and habitats. 

The ACA is an organization comprised of aquarists, scientists, educators, and conservationists. The ACA recognizes the need for both wild collection and aquaculture of fish for the aquarium hobby and research. 


The purpose of the CARES Preservation Program is to create a base stock of conservation priority species through encouraging hobbyists worldwide to devote tank space to one or more species at risk and distribute offspring to fellow qualified hobbyists, while forming an information network where possible between aquarists, scientists, and conservationists.

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