It depends on what type of African Cichlids your talking about. I used to have some Peacocks which I could keep with just about any plant.
You should just go ahead and try the plants you like as long as it's in your budget. I have had some mbunas with plants but they seem to like to dig more (but they still did pretty well with the plants), I would say just try what you like because there are many things people will tell you won't work that will.
Also don't be afraid to lower your pH, the fish will be fine. I have breed Africans with the pH at 7 and they appeared healthy and happy.
Last edited by billionzz; 03-02-2006 at 06:35 PM..