What Do Mbuna Cichlids Eat ?

The Mbuna cichlids are mostly herbivores, but they like to supplement their algae diet with insects, tiny snails and such. The herbivore Mbuna cichlids have elongated intestines that make it possible for them to extract protein and carbohydrates from algae. The carnivorous Mbuna cichlids are also known as “rock-dwelling”, because they usually live in rocky … Read more

How Often Should I Feed My Mbuna Cichlids?

If you have a Mbuna tank, you’ll need to be careful about how often you feed your fish. If you don’t provide enough food for them, they may become aggressive towards each other. If you feed them too much, they’ll get fat and unhealthy. Mbuna cichlids require frequent feeding, especially when they are young. Once … Read more