Question: Do Cichlids Need A Heater?

What temperature do cichlids need?

around 72°F – 82°F

How cold can cichlids survive?

Cichlids are tropical fish, and when you keep the fish in temperatures lower than 74 degrees Fahrenheit the fish’s metabolism will slow down. This means that your fish will be way less active.

Can cichlids live in a 10 gallon tank?

Can Cichlids Live In A 10 Gallon Tank? Yes, there are a few Cichlids that can live in a 10-gallon tank provided you provide the minimum requirements your Cichlid requires. A few Cichlids you may want to try are Ram cichlids and Shell Dwellers like the Brevis Cichlid.

How many cichlids can I put in a 20 gallon tank?

If you really want only African Cichlids in a 20 gallon, you could go with a pair of Kribensis. They only get to be about 4″ at most.

How many African cichlids can I put in a 55 gallon tank?


How many African cichlids can I put in a 60 gallon tank?

12 fish