Animal Stories - Red Devil Cichlid


Animal-World Information about: Red Devil Cichlid

A beautiful but violent fish, the iconic Red Devil makes for one of the most striking show cichlids in the hobby!
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DOT - 2008-01-18
I am a mother of a 1 year old Red Devil. My kids think I'm crazy because I talk to Satan, lol, that's my fishes name. He has become part of my family. If I over sleep he wakes me by hitting the gravel against the glass. He really is a beautiful fish. Most people think he's a goldfish. I have not been able to touch him, he is still to aggressive. But he does know the difference between who lives in the hoome and strangers. He will attack the glass if he doesn't know you. He likes my granddaughter, when she kisses the glass Satan puts his lips to the glass as if to kiss her back. She loves to make him follow her hand up and down the tank. Keeping the tank clean is a whole other story, but I care enough about him, he's like my other child. [LOVE YA SATAN] DOT PROVIDENCE R.I.

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Red devil - 2008-01-22
I have a Red devil and it is very dangerous. Also it is wild caught, 16 inches monster. I am a monster fish keeper. I have 300 gallons and have real sharks and snakeheads. I also have a fish called wolf fish that is for sale for 300 dollars, and he is 4 foot long.

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Vincent Gibson - 2006-05-26
I have two red devils, a huge algae eater, a pacu and a 6.5 inch irridescent shark. I originally also had 3 oscars, a needle nose gar, and a fire mouth cichlid but damieon and debow (the red devils) killed them.

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Jason - 2006-06-30
I had 16 red devills living together, I NOW HAVE ONE :), ENOUGH SAID!!

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Scott - 2006-07-22
I HAVE HAD A RED DEVIL SINCE HE WAS A YOUNGIN. HE IS IN A 55 GALLON TANK AND SEEMS TO BE VERY HAPPY, ALTHOUGH THE FISH I TRY TO ADD TO THE TANK DO NOT LAST A NIGHT. THE RED DEVIL IS NOW 9 INCHES LONG AND I WOULDN'T GET NEAR HIM, I THROW 30 OR 40 SMALL FEEDERS IN AND THAT KEEPS HIM BUSY FOR 3 DAYS OR SO, HE IS LOYAL....(MY OFFICE PIT BULL)

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Mike - 2006-07-26
he is so aggresive because they do not want any one so they show them who is the boss.

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Joel - 2005-10-26
Hi, im Joel.Im going to get a 90 gallon fish tank.And it comes with a Red Devil and an Oscar.And there used to be lots of african cichlids.Of course the Red Devil ate them all.The only thing it didn't eat was the oscar and a sucker fish.The Red Devil will strike at the oscar and take chunks out of the Tiger Oscar.The Red Devil is about 10 inches now and oscar is about 12 inches.

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LULA - 2005-11-18
I have a red devil and RAISED HIM/HER FROM A BABY AND I WATCHED HIM/HER GROW AND IT HAS REALLY BECOME AGGRESIVE AND MEAN AND IT WANTS TO EAT ALL THE TIME BUT THAT IS MY BABY HE IS BIGGER THAN MY HAND AND MY HAND IS BIG LULA

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sean piel - 2005-07-03
I have a 4-5 inches long one and it is a beautiful orange, and has kind of an orangish white fade to the bottom. I still cant tell what sex it is. it is super agressive towards my other fish and it is in a seperate tank! He loves frozen krill cubes. i have him/her in a 55 allon tank by himself and he is still getting use to it. They are MAJOR diggers... well mine is. I dont really have any advice except feed them three times a day.

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BRITTANY - 2005-08-18
I have a south african red devil and it is the meanist sucker I have ever had. anything you put in there will be gone. I might have to get rid of it for its agressivness. really having one fish is not the type that I would like. So red devils are for sure true to their name.

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