We supply healthy, strong African Cichlids available for delivery or collection from our Warwickshire farm.
Rift Lake Cichlids UK Ltd is a fully licensed aquatic trader and a registered business that sells to the public from a home address. We are rated at the level of 5 stars by Warwickshire County Council and hold relevant CEFAS import licenses and accreditation's. This translates to operating at the highest level achievable with regards to the welfare and husbandry standards of our livestock.
We are business committed to the importation of Wild stock of the best variety and quality to the UK hobbyist. We also have a dedicated breeding program raising F1's that are excellent quality. This means that you have the option of selecting the quality strain of your fish, as well as the breed. We have years of experience in the hobby breeding and rearing sizeable healthy Cichlids, which is all carried out on site.
A careful selection process is carried out for the upmost quality to send out to our customers. All of our cichlids are pure bred as we do not deal in hybrids of any form.
Wild Caught (WC) - Fish described as Wild Caught have been collected directly from a rift valley lake, either Malawi or Tanganyika and shipped to us here in the UK
Filial 1 (F1) - In regards to Cichlids, F1 refers to generations removed from a Wild Caught Fish. Thus F1 fish refers to first generation off spring being born from Wild Caught parents.
Filial 2 (F2) In regards F2 this refers to second generation off spring being born from F1 parents.
Tank Bred (TB) This is a fish that has been bred from a TB generation of fish in captive conditions.
As are our wild caught breeding stock has been imported directly from the African Lakes, authentication certificates are available that have been provided from our suppliers, these are view-able to reassure customers our stocks are genuine in nature.
Our trusted courier delivers on Fridays before 12pm. We charge a flat fee of £20 per delivery.
Collection of your online purchase can be made by prior arrangement from CV22 7RY.
All our stock is professionally packed, oxygenated and given a 30 hour heat pack.
The polystyrene box is clearly marked as carrying live fish.
We pride ourselves in the quality and robustness of our stock. However if any of your fish have perished during their journey we will offer a no quibble replacement.
All we ask is that you send us a short video of the affected fish.