Free shipping on your $49 order
No promo code needed. get details
Save up to 15% wtih Repeat Delivery
Venustus Cichlid
Venustus Cichlid

Your live fish may not match the image shown due to natural variations in each species. Each companion animal is different in shape, color, and personality.

Venustus Cichlid

Venustus Cichlid

The Venustus Cichlid is also called the Giraffe Hap due to its unique spotted coloration. They are a moderately aggressive species. In the wild they have a tendency to play dead half covered in the sand waiting to ambush smaller fish. The Venustus Cichlid is not overly demanding of water quality but good water quality should be maintained. Prefers a sandy or fine gravel bottom with several rocky hiding spots and a large open area to swim.

Venustus Cichlid

Internet Price: $5.99 - $6.99   Today's Price: $4.79 - $5.59  (Save up to 20%)

Temperament: Semi-aggressive

Family: Cichlidae

Native To: Africa: Lake Malawi

Diet: Omnivore

Adult Size: Up to 9"

Temperature: 72 - 82°F

Water Parameters: pH 7.8-8.5; KH 10-15

Care Level: Moderate

Tank Size: 100+ gallons

Scientific Name: Haplochromis venustus

Environment: Freshwater

  • Likes to play dead
  • Has a unique spotted coloration
  • Needs plenty of rocks to set up territories

Shipping Orders May Be Delayed Due To Weather | More Shipping Info

1"-1.5" Length
SKU: 1433741

Venustus Cichlid Small
$5.99 $4.79

1.5"-2" Length
SKU: 1433750

Venustus Cichlid Medium
Expected Back in Stock 06/01/15
Notify Me When Available
$6.99 $5.59

Store Prices Vary

SEE HOW THESE PRODUCTS COMPARE Easy Returns to Store | Safe Shopping



Assorted Male Fancy Guppies

$1.39 to $24.87
Up to 50% off

Electric Yellow Cichlid

$22.39 to $120.92
Up to 20% off

Plant on Driftwood

$4.76 to $28.57
Up to 20% off

Snow White Socolofi

$11.99 to $64.76
Up to 20% off

Blue Hepatus Tang

$29.59 to $65.59
Up to 20% off

Yellow Tang

$23.24 to $37.99
Up to 25% off

Blue Neon Guppy

$2.67 to $32.05
Up to 10% off

Green Chromis

Up to 20% off

Silver Mono

Up to 20% off