No they are not. If you are thinking of keeping them, find your self an expert.
Malawis for example, shoal together, but only refrain from attacking each other because they are distracted by the movement of their fellows. They need a four foot ( one and a half metre) tank at least or they will kill each other.
I haven't even mentioned S. American cichlids, which are different and equally tricky.
Do the fish and yourself a favour and leave them alone.
If you have to ask such a silly question you don't know what you are doing.
For the most part, you do not want to keep cichlids in a peaceful tank. But, a few SA species, such as Rams, can be kept in a semi-aggressive or even sometimes a community tank. I don't recommend keeping most cichlids unless you know what you are doing.
by cichlid lover 9 years ago
How well do the trapdoor snails do with african and convict cichlids?We have 1-60 gal tank, 2-55 gal and 2-20 tanks approx how many of the trapdoor snails if they will work would we need?
by visionandfocus 7 years ago
How hard is it to keep guppies alive when you have zero experience with keeping fish?Want them so bad, but not if they're going to die within weeks.
by Gener Geminiano 11 years ago
For me I pick Neon Tetra, the small fish that swims in group that's found in the Amazon Jungle what it takes to be favored fish ever. With its blue and red color its makes it as hobbyists well liked fish. Plus neons are relatively very cheap...
by Sp Greaney 6 years ago
Why does your goldfish die even when you look after them?Is it possible that the pet store could be selling sick fish and not know it.
by spranto 12 years ago
Since I love fish, I would like to share some experiences among hubbers. Anyone here?
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