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Male at Masimbwe Islet

Chindongo sp. 'elongatus masimbwe'

© photo by Ad Konings

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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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04-Aug-2020, Picture: Oreochromis shiranus, Male in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
04-Aug-2020, Picture: Oreochromis shiranus, Male in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
04-Aug-2020, Picture: Oreochromis shiranus, Male facing camera, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
03-Aug-2020, Picture: Astatotilapia latifasciata, Male in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
03-Aug-2020, Picture: Astatotilapia latifasciata, Male in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
03-Aug-2020, Picture: Astatotilapia latifasciata, Male courting female, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
03-Aug-2020, Picture: Astatotilapia latifasciata, Group in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
02-Aug-2020, Picture: Haplochromis sp. 'cherry fin', Male in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
02-Aug-2020, Picture: Haplochromis sp. 'cherry fin', Male in the aquarium, (Kim Bagge Pedersen)

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Offers

Mylochromis subocularis (want)
Lithochromis rufus (want)
Mayaheros beani (want)
Kihnichthys ufermanni (want)
Australoheros montanus (want)
Amphilophus zaliosus (want)
Copadichromis parvus (want)
Lethrinops lethrinus (want)
Tylochromis lateralis (sell)
Otopharynx sp. 'golden blueface' (want)

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