Cichlid Room Companion

Welcome to Cichlidae Information Center!
Male from Mabilibili

Petrochromis fasciolatus

© photo by Patrick Tawil

News

A new monotypic genus for <i>Gobiochromis irvinei</i> is described

A new monotypic genus for Gobiochromis irvinei is described — In a new paper Uli Schliewen and Juliane Weiss have described a new monotypic genus for the rheophilic African cichlid initially described as Gobiochromis irvinei (recently known as... more

Species profile

Pseudotropheus cyaneorhabdos

Pseudotropheus cyaneorhabdos (Bowers & Stauffer, 1997) — by Ad Konings

The Electric Blue is a popular aquarium fish that has almost been extirpated from the wild.

Genus profile

Paragobiocichla

Paragobiocichla Schliewen & Weiss, 2019 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Another case of convergent evolution in widely separated cichlids.

Wonderful cichlids

Cichlid binominal names, how are they chosen?

Cichlid binominal names, how are they chosen? — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

In this article I talk about the principles and rules that have to be followed when applying scientific binomial names to organisms

Subscribe

Access exclusive information

What is new?

16-Oct-2019, Picture: Lethrinops sp. 'yellow collar', Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
16-Oct-2019, Picture: Lethrinops sp. 'yellow collar', Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
16-Oct-2019, Picture: Lethrinops sp. 'yellow collar', Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
16-Oct-2019, Picture: Lethrinops sp. 'yellow collar', Male portrait in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
16-Oct-2019, Picture: Lethrinops sp. 'yellow collar', Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
15-Oct-2019, Picture: Vieja breidohri, Adult in the aquarium, (Keisdo Shimabukuro)
12-Oct-2019, Picture: Paragobiocichla irvinei, Adult in the aquarium, (Philippe Burnel)
12-Oct-2019, Picture: Paragobiocichla irvinei, Adult in the aquarium, (Philippe Burnel)
12-Oct-2019, Picture: Paragobiocichla irvinei, Adult in the aquarium, (Philippe Burnel)

more...

Offers

Geophagus sp. 'altamira' (sell)
Geophagus steindachneri (sell)
Stomatepia mariae (sell)
Amphilophus lyonsi (sell)
Coptodon sp. 'mamfé' (sell)

more...