Popular Freshwater Fish!

Uncle Bill's Pet Centers carries a wide variety of freshwater and saltwater fish, and selection may vary by store location.  Here are some of the most popular freshwater fish Uncle Bill's offers - but it is not a complete listing of all the fish we have available at any given time.  This list as well as our in-store availability fluctuates and is updated regularly.  Please note this information on each fish's page is for your reference only, and any advice acquired from these listings is to be used at your own discretion.

Electric Yellow Cichlid

Facts and Information

yellow lab cichlid

Found in Lake Malawi, along the northwest shores.  It is also called Blue Streak Lab (a nick-name for Labidochromis).   The body is a solid bright yellow with black margins on the fins.    There is a lighter color variety seen occasionally that is called a White Lab that is more of a pastel yellow color versus the brilliant yellow of the original form.  The genus name "Labidochromis" comes from the Greek words "labidos" (a pair of forceps), and "chromis" (a perch-like marine fish).

PH Levels - 7.8 to 8.2

Hardness Levels - 210 to 530 ppm

Temperature - 72 to 78°F

Level of Difficulty - Level 2

Size - Medium

Aggression Level - 2

Possible Tankmates - Mbunas, Powder Blue Labidochromis

glow fish tetras

yellow cichlid labidochromis caeruleus