Above: In the picture, just above, a young premium quality mature Female Tanganyika Opthalmotilapia Ventralis "Chaitika Black Head Variation" Cichlid is swimming in one of our aquariums, when one of us snapped this picture.
Comments: These females are silvery gray, but the mature males are metallic light blue and very beautiful.
Origin: The ancestors of this Opthalmotilapia Ventralis lived in Lake Tanganyika. But now they live in aquariums all over the world.
Each Cichlid will need at least 5-gallons of water.
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Life Span: Ophthalmotilapia Ventralis can live for several years. Keep the water conditions excellent and feed them premium foods, and they'll most likely breed and produce the next generation of fish for your aquarium.
They like medium size gravel about the size of rice mixed with a few aquarium-safe rocks.
We have 380-aquariums with lots-and-lots of popular aquarium fish plus lots-and-lots of rare fish!
We consider ourselves to be the link between the world's best sources of fish and the world best customers. We love our work, and we are very responsible.
All of our fish are Premium Quality Fish from the best suppliers in the world. Our fish have better health, more energy and brighter colors, as you can see in our pictures on this website.
We also offer lots and lots of information about keeping pet fish, all from the knowledge of the Bailey Brothers, who have a combined total of 100+ years of experience as breeders, wholesalers, and retailers of pet fish!
Our fish and our customers are treated with the best of care, and we work energetically everyday to make sure every customer enjoys their new fishy friends.
When you purchase pet fish from us, you know you're receiving premium quality fish and premium quality service.
"Received my fish last night and was so pleased! They all arrived alive and appeared to be healthy.
"Once in the tank, they became very active and are now thriving in their new home.
"Beautiful fish, I asked for color and aquariumfish delivered. Processing and shipping was extremely quick."
Nevin and DrTom, the Bailey Brothers
This website is owned and operated by the Bailey Brothers, DrTom and Nevin, who've been together in the fish business for more than 50-years.
The Product Manager has been with the company for more than 35-years.
So we feel very confident that this is the fishiest crew anywhere.