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Petrochromis sp. 'kasumbe'

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A new species of paedophagous Lake Malawi cichlid has been described

A new species of paedophagous Lake Malawi cichlid has been described — A new species of paedophagous cichlid from Lake Malawi has been described by Katrien Dierickx and Jos Snoeks of the Royal Museum for Central Africa [Tervuren]. The new species was previously known as... more

Species profile

Maskaheros argenteus

Maskaheros argenteus (Allgayer, 1991) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

The name pasorela, coined by Carl H. Hubbs for this species was never formalized.

Metriaclima chrysomallos

Metriaclima chrysomallos Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye, 1997 — by Ad Konings

An attractive species resembling the iconic M. aurora but without barring on the flank.

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Managing cichlid aggression in closed spaces

Managing cichlid aggression in closed spaces — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Cichlids are not mindless killing machines, but possess a very sophisticated behavior that allows them to evaluate the use of aggression in face of their existential need to obtain or protect certain resources

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11-Aug-2020, Picture: Haplochromis hiatus, Pair in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
10-Aug-2020, Picture: Haplochromis perrieri, Male in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
10-Aug-2020, Picture: Haplochromis perrieri, Male in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
09-Aug-2020, Picture: Herichthys steindachneri, Adult in the aquarium, (Morrell Devlin)
09-Aug-2020, Picture: Herichthys steindachneri, Adult in the aquarium, (Morrell Devlin)
09-Aug-2020, Picture: Herichthys steindachneri, Adult in the aquarium, (Morrell Devlin)
09-Aug-2020, Picture: Herichthys steindachneri, Adult in the aquarium, (Morrell Devlin)
08-Aug-2020, Picture: Mesoheros festae, Female in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
07-Aug-2020, Picture: Pundamilia nyererei, Male in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)

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Offers

Pundamilia pundamilia (want)
Copadichromis parvus (want)
Mylochromis mola (want)
Thoracochromis brauschi (want)
Tylochromis lateralis (sell)
Cribroheros rhytisma (want)
Lithochromis rufus (want)
Stomatepia pindu (want)
Australoheros macaensis (want)
Rocio spinosissima (want)

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