Spawning Neolamprologus tretocephalus. A cichlid that can be kept in a mixed tank but becomes very aggressive during spawn and raising the fry.
The diagnoses of Laetacara species is updated herein based on either character states outlined in their original descriptions, redescriptions, or found in examined material (both type and non-type material) and additional observed data. Information on distribution of Laetacara species is herein updated. A key for species identification including all known species of Laetacara is provided. New information about the species of the genus is provided, based on examined material and compilation from literature.
The paper is Open Access so it is freely accessible: Update of diagnoses, information on distribution, species, and key for identification of Laetacara species (Teleostei,Cichlidae, Cichlasomatini).
What should you do if your aquarium thermometer is broken and the content has ended up in your aquarium? First of all: Don’t panic! Most thermometers used in aquariums do not contain any harmful substances!
Breeding Farlowella vittata proved to be quite a challenge. By trial and error I managed to find the right way to breed and raise these wonderful fish.
Rhinogobius maxillivirgatus is a newly described Goby species from China. They only live in a small tributary of the Changjiang River.
With more than 2200 species does the group of catfishes represent a large amount of different species some with the most extraordinary adaptions.
Lee Nuttalls magazine The Central Cichlid unfortunately only saw 8 editions but provided lots of good quality information and images about North and Central American cichlids. The 8 editions can now be seen online as an ebook.
Breeding fish with some understanding of genetics can provide better results. This article gives starter information about genetics, genes, line breeding, cross breeding, selective breeding and much more!
Keeping and breeding Epiplatys annulatus doesn’t have to be hard. Just provide them a breeding tank, spawning mops and Java Moss. The fry however need very tiny food like green water and rotifers).
A new wrasse species has been described: Cirrhilabrus greeni. This small wrasse originates from the Timor Sea, Northern Territory Australia. As many wrasses this species has very striking colours.