Metriaclima sp. 'zebra gold' © Patrick Tawil
New Lake Tanganyika's Trophein genus described — A new monotypic genus of Lake Tanganyika cichlid has been described for the species Paratilapia pfefferi Boulenger, 1898 by Anja Haefeli, Frederic D.B. Schedel, Fabrizia Ronco, Adrian Indermaur, and Walter Salzburger in the journal Zootaxa (5410(3):434-450). The new genus Jabarichromis... continue reading
Etroplus suratensis (Bloch, 1790) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas
Etroplus suratensis is not found in Surat.
Crenicichla vittata Heckel, 1840 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas
Werner first observed the fry eating from the skin of the parents.
Pterophyllum altum Pellegrin, 1903 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas
The most difficult angelfish to keep and breed in the home aquarium.
Pterophyllum scalare (Schultze, 1823) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas
Pterophyllum scalare was brought from South America to Europe and in 1911 was already kept in Germany.
Crenicichla zebrina Montaña, López-Hernández & Taphorn, 2008 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas
Crenicichla zebrina is more likely part of the genus Lugubria.
Two species of Labeotropheus — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas
After the Lake Malawi cichlid genus Labeotropheus was split into eleven species in recent years, Ad Konings pushes back and explains why only two species should be recognized
Introduction to the Cichlid Room Companion (nov-2023) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas
The Cichlid Room Companion is the prime information source about fishes of the Cichlidae fish family
Patrick de Rham — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas
The aquarium world says goodbye to one of its most influential figures
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