1700 species see list below . Next All Jump to: 1, 2 3 4 5 n.a Heckel, 1840 . P.o by Hippocampus-Bildarchiv Acaronia n.a [Bigeye cichlid] .This page is a great "starter" for learning to identify your mystery cichlid. Focus only on p.os of fish within the genus that looks most like your fish. Keep in . - The beginning cichlid keeper is often faced with the daunting fact that there are so many species of cichlids and yet so much about their care .