Firemouth cichlid: care, breeding, tank mates and size

Firemouth cichlid appearance

Firemouth cichlid also known as Thorichthys meeki is a native Central American species of cichlid fish. They occur in Yucatan Peninsula rivers, Mexico, south through Belize and north into Guatemala.  Their habitat is usually shallow, slow-moving, often turbid, water with a pH of 6.5-8.0. Residing in cave systems has also been reported. As tropical fish, … Read more