Cichlids are immensely popular fish worldwide, and their fans make up one of the largest groups of fish hobbyists
However, due to the huge number of cichlid species, it can be very challenging to keep them all straight. This challenge is what makes a book like The PocketProfessional? Guide to Cichlids so necessary. While other cichlid reference guides generally arrange species alphabetically by scientific name, which often separates even the most closely related species, the profiles in this book are organized based on fishes? biology, making reference quick and easy and maximizing its usefulness to hobbyists. Each of the 500 profiles contains specific care, husbandry, and breeding information, along with a full-color corresponding photo. There is also a comprehensive overview of the family Cichlidae. For any hobbyist with an interest in any or all cichlids, The PocketProfessional? Guide to Cichlids provides information in a compact format, making it easy to use as a reference.