Cichlid Room Companion

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American Cichlids II, Large Cichlids

A Handbook for their Identification, Care and Breeding
Autor: Staeck, Wolfgang & H. Linke, 1995
ISBN: 1-56465-169-X
American Cichlids II, Large Cichlids


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Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, 07-sie-1997.

This book covers basic information and shows excellent color pictures of 83 selected species of large Cichlids from America, which count nearly 500 species. Information covered pertains to collecting localities, specific traits, similar species, natural habitat, care and breeding of each of the included species, an introduction to each genus is also given. The information is grouped by cichlid genus, offering some of the species in all 36 covered genera. Additional information includes a nice section about American cichlids and guides for setting up a successful aquarium for keeping the larger species.

This book is a new edition completely revised, expanded and updated of the excellent book published by Tetra first in 1985.

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  • Foreword, 8

  • American Cichlids, 9

  • The Suitable Aquarium for Large Cichlids, 19

  • The Genus Acarichthys, 23

    Acarichthys heckelii, 24

  • The Genus Acaronia, 27

    Acaronia vultuosa, 28

  • The Genus Aequidens, 29

    Aequidens biseriatus, 30

    Aequidens metae, 32

    Aequidens pallidus, 34

    Aequidens patricki, 36

    Aequidens sp. "Genaro Herrera", 38

    "Aequidens" sp. "Silverseam-cichlid", 40

    Aequidens sp. aff. tetramerus, 42

    Aequidens uniocellatus, 44

  • The Genus Amphilophus, 46

    Amphilophus alfari, 46

    Amphilophus citrinellus, 48

    Amphilophus labiatus, 51

  • The Genus Archocentrus, 53

    Archocentrus sajica, 54

    Archocentrus septemfasciatus, 56

    Archocentrus spilurus, 58

  • The Genus Astronotus, 60

    Astronotus ocellatus, 61

  • The Genus Biotodoma, 63

    Biotodoma cupido, 64

  • The Genus Bujurquina, 66

    Bujurquina robusta, 67

    Bujurquina tambopatae, 69

  • The Genus Caquetaia, 71

    Caquetaia myersi, 71

  • The Genus Chaetobranchopsis, 73

    Chaetobranchopsis australis, 74

  • The Genus Chuco, 76

    Chuco intermedius, 76

  • The Genus Cichla, 78

    Cichla monoculus, 78

    Cichla orinocensis, 80

    Cichla temensis, 81

  • The Genus Cichlasoma, 83

    Cichlasoma amazonarum, 84

    Cichlasoma boliviense, 87

    Cichlasoma dimerus, 89

  • The Genus Copora, 91

    Copora nicaraguensis, 92

  • The Genus Crenicichla, 94

    Crenicichla acutirostris, 94

  • The Genus Crenicichla, 94

    Crenicichla acutirostris, 94

    Crenicichla marmorata, 96

    Crenicichla sedentaria, 97

  • The Genus Geophagus, 99

    "Geophagus" brasiliensis, 100

    "Geophagus" pellegrini, 102

    "Geophagus" steindachneri, 104

    Geophagus surinamensis, 106

  • The Genus Guianacara, 108

    Guianacara geayi, 108

    Guianacara sp. "Rio Caroni", 110

  • The Genus Gymnogeophagus, 112

    Gymnogeophagus balzanii, 112

  • The Genus Herichthys, 114

    Herichthys carpintis, 114

    Herichthys cyanoguttatus, 116

    Herichthys tamasopoensis, 118

  • The Genus Heros, 119

    Heros appendiculatus, 119

    Heros severus, 122

  • The Genus Herotilapia, 124

    Herotilapia mulstispinosa, 124

  • The Genus Hoplarchus, 126

    Hoplarchus psittacus, 126

  • The Genus Hypselecara, 128

    Hypselecara temporalis, 129

  • The Genus Mesonauta, 131

    Mesonauta insignis, 131

    Mesonauta nirificus, 134

  • The Genus Neetroplus, 136

    Neetroplus nematopus, 136

    Neetroplus panamensis, 138

  • The Genus Paraneetroplus, 140

    Paraneetroplus bulleri, 141

  • The Genus Parapetenia, 143

    Parapetenia bartoni, 143

    Parapetenia dovii, 146

    Parapetenia festae, 148

    Parapetenia grammodes, 150

    Parapetenia loisellei, 152

    Parapetenia managuensis, 154

    Parapetenia sp. aff. labridens "Tamasopo", 156

    Parapetenia trimaculata, 159

    Parapetenia urophthalma, 161

  • The Genus Petenia, 162

    Petenia splendida, 163

  • The Genus Pterophyllum, 166

    Pterophyllum altum, 166

  • The Genus Satanoperca, 166

    Satanoperca acuticeps, 169

    Satanoperca daemon, 171

  • The Genus Symphysodon, 173

    Symphysodon 1us, 173

  • The Genus Theraps, 177

    Theraps coeruleus, 177

    Theraps nourissati, 179

    Theraps rheophilus, 181

  • The Genus Thorichthys, 183

    Thorichthys ellioti, 184

    Thorichthys meeki, 186

  • The Genus Tomocichla, 188

    Tomocichla sieboldii, 188

    Tomocichla tuba, 190

  • The Genus Uaru, 192

    Uaru amphiacanthoides, 192

    Uaru sp., 195

  • The Genus Vieja, 196

    Vieja bifaciata, 197

    Vieja fenestrata, 200

    Vieja hartwegi, 202

    Vieja maculicauda, 204

    Vieja sp. aff. gutulatta "Aguacero", 206

    Vieja sysnpilum, 208

    Vieja zonata, 210

  • Index of Synonyms, 212

  • Bibliography, 213

  • Photo Credits, 215

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