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Petrochromis sp. 'giant'

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<i>Amatitlania siquia</i>, recognized as junior synonym of <i>Amatitlania nigrofasciata</i>

Amatitlania siquia, recognized as junior synonym of Amatitlania nigrofasciata — Bagley et al. (2016) prove that Amatitlania siquia is a junior synonym of A. nigrofasciata, but have not declared it so. Artigas Azas (2021:18) has recognized the synonymy and we... more

Genus profile

Cichla

Cichla Bloch & Schneider, 1801 — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

The type genus of the family Cichlidae.

Species profile

Pseudotropheus perspicax

Pseudotropheus perspicax (Trewavas, 1935) — by Ad Konings

A very colorful but fierce little mbuna that has rarely been exported.

Wonderful cichlids

Spawning strategies in cichlids part 1 – Mating seasons and patterns

Spawning strategies in cichlids part 1 – Mating seasons and patterns — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Unlike many fish species, cichlids exhibit parental care protecting eggs, wrigglers and fry, and many species develop sexual dimorphism and establish territories

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02-May-2021, Picture: Altolamprologus compressiceps, Adult in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
02-May-2021, Picture: Altolamprologus compressiceps, Adult in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
02-May-2021, Picture: Altolamprologus compressiceps, Adult in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
01-May-2021, Picture: Mylochromis guentheri, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
01-May-2021, Picture: Mylochromis guentheri, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
01-May-2021, Picture: Mylochromis guentheri, Head picture of a male, (Patrick Tawil)
01-May-2021, Picture: Mylochromis guentheri, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
01-May-2021, Picture: Mylochromis guentheri, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
01-May-2021, Picture: Mylochromis guentheri, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)

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