Male Nanochromis parilus in an aquarium

Nanochromis parilus

Nanochromis parilus is a rheophilic West African dwarf cichlid that has been known to the hobby for many years. They are found in the Congo River in central West Africa where they reside in the rapids of the Lower Congo River. Their bodies are long in relation to their height and large adult males are …

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Male and female pair of Nanochromis transvestitus

Nanochromis transvestitus

Nanochromis transvestitus is a challenging dwarf cichlid from West Africa that is recommended only for experienced dwarf cichlid keepers. They are colorful with attractive markings and males and females have very different coloration. They exhibit interesting behaviors but can be quite aggressive. They can be very demanding of their water conditions and generally need very …

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