Chocolate Cichlid are also known as the Emerald Cichlid and The Rio Negro Chocolate Cichlid, they grow to about 30 cm, for there diet they prefer live food and insects more then anything.

Also with this cichlid they are very picky with the water conditions, so the water conditions have to be kept clean with frequent water changes. Poor water tends to cause the Chocolate Cichlid to get sick a lot more easier then other Cichlids. Overall the Chocolate Cichlid is a very peaceful cichlid.