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.

Jack Dempsey Cichlid

Facts and Information

jack dempsey

This fish was named after the famous boxer for its pugnacious and roustabout attitude.  Jack Dempsey cichlids are found in murky, even muddy water that is very warm in temperature from the eastern coast of southern Mexico down to Honduras.  They take in the normal cichlid fair of small fish, vegetation, crustaceans and insect larvae.

PH Levels - 7 to 8

Hardness Levels - 80 to 320 ppm

Temperature - 74 to 82°F

Level of Difficulty - Level 2

Size - Extra Large

Aggression Level - 4

Possible Tankmates -Middle/South American Cichlids, Cutter's Cichlid

glow fish tetras

yellow cichlid labidochromis caeruleus