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Male at Kisimba Rocks

Cyathopharynx furcifer

© 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

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Kihnichthys ufermanni

Kihnichthys ufermanni (Allgayer, 2002) — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Kihnichthys ufermanni was rediscovered in 1985 by Jean Claude Nourissat in the Rio Lacantun, Mexico.

Metriaclima cyneusmarginatum

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

A rarely seen beauty from marginal rocky habitats in very shallow water.

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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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01-Jul-2020, Added index of: Cichlidae (Nederlandse Vereniging van Cichlidenliefhebbers)V. 40(3) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
30-Jun-2020, Added index of: Cichlidae (Nederlandse Vereniging van Cichlidenliefhebbers)V. 40(4) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
29-Jun-2020, Added index of: Cichlidae (Nederlandse Vereniging van Cichlidenliefhebbers)V. 40(5) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
28-Jun-2020, Added index of: Cichlidae (Nederlandse Vereniging van Cichlidenliefhebbers)V. 40(6) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
26-Jun-2020, Picture: Naevochromis chrysogaster, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
26-Jun-2020, Picture: Naevochromis chrysogaster, Portrait of a male, (Patrick Tawil)
26-Jun-2020, Picture: Naevochromis chrysogaster, Portrait of a female, (Patrick Tawil)
26-Jun-2020, Picture: Naevochromis chrysogaster, Old male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
26-Jun-2020, Picture: Naevochromis chrysogaster, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)

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Retroculus xinguensis (want)
Pundamilia pundamilia (want)
Kihnichthys ufermanni (want)
Platytaeniodus sp. 'red tail sheller' (want)
Cribroheros rhytisma (want)
Benitochromis riomuniensis (want)
Otopharynx styrax (want)
Pelvicachromis silviae (sell)
Amatitlania myrnae (sell)
Haplochromis ishmaeli (want)

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