RSS WHAT'S NEW: What is new in the Cichlid Room Companion.

New additions to the Cichlid Room Companion for the past three months, you can as well consult older additions by following the links at the lower part of the page


What is new?


*08-Aug-2020

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New cichlid pictures:
Mesoheros festae, Female in the aquarium (Kim Bagge Pedersen)

*07-Aug-2020

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New cichlid pictures:
Pundamilia nyererei, Male in the aquarium (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
Pundamilia nyererei, Male in the aquarium (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
Pundamilia nyererei, Male in the aquarium (Kim Bagge Pedersen)


*05-Aug-2020

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New cichlid pictures:
Neochromis rufocaudalis, Male in the aquarium (Kim Bagge Pedersen)

*04-Aug-2020

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New cichlid pictures:
Oreochromis shiranus, Male in the aquarium (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
Oreochromis shiranus, Male in the aquarium (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
Oreochromis shiranus, Male facing camera (Kim Bagge Pedersen)



*01-Aug-2020

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New cichlid pictures:
Haplochromis limax, Freshly collected male (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
Haplochromis limax, Male in the aquarium (Kim Bagge Pedersen)


*30-Jul-2020

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Updated species profile for:
Maskaheros argenteus (Allgayer, 1991) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New cichlid pictures:
Haplochromis chilotes, Male in the aquarium (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
Haplochromis chilotes, Male in the aquarium (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
Haplochromis chilotes, Group in aquarium (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
Haplochromis chilotes, Male and female in the aquarium (Kim Bagge Pedersen)
Haplochromis chilotes, Male and females in the aquarium (Kim Bagge Pedersen)

*29-Jul-2020

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New cichlid pictures:
Astatotilapia aeneocolor, Freshly collected male (Kim Bagge Pedersen)






*20-Jul-2020













*08-Jul-2020

New sort order options for species bibliographies

Species bibliographies can be now ordered chronologically and showing the nomenclature history of the species besides the regular bibliographic order (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


New cichlid pictures:
Tropheus sp. 'ikola', Adult at Lyamembe (Pam Chin)
Bathybates fasciatus, Adult in Lubugwe Bay (Pam Chin)
Bathybates fasciatus, Juveniles at Miyako Point (Pam Chin)
Bathybates fasciatus, Juveniles at Miyako Point (Pam Chin)
Tropheus brichardi, Adults at Nkondwe Island (Pam Chin)







*01-Jul-2020


*30-Jun-2020


*29-Jun-2020


*28-Jun-2020




*24-Jun-2020

New documents in the sections:
Wonderful cichlids: Managing cichlid aggression in closed spaces (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

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 Hemitaeniochromis sp. 'paedophage' and has ... more


*23-Jun-2020








*16-Jun-2020




*13-Jun-2020



*11-Jun-2020

List of all genera

To help you find a genus even if it is considered a synonym of another, I have developed a report that shows you the full list of genera plus their taxonomic status. For valid genera you can see the number of species currently assigned to it. To reach this report you have to click on the "genera" sub-menu option in the main catalog page. To return to see the valid genera default list you simply have to click on "genera" again (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


New cichlid pictures:
Tropheops sp. 'red fin', Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Tropheops sp. 'red fin', Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Tropheops sp. 'red fin', Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Tropheops sp. 'red fin', Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Tropheops sp. 'red fin', Head picture of a male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)



*08-Jun-2020

Traders reports include type of offer

The weekly traders reports will now include if the offer is for a "want" (the advertiser wants that fish) or "sell" (the advertiser sells that fish (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


New cichlid pictures:
Lethrinops sp. 'nyassae', Young male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Lethrinops sp. 'nyassae', Head picture of a male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Lethrinops sp. 'nyassae', Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Lethrinops sp. 'nyassae', Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Sciaenochromis psammophilus, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Sciaenochromis psammophilus, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)

Added index of:
Cichlidae (Nederlandse Vereniging van Cichlidenliefhebbers) V. 42(5) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*07-Jun-2020


*06-Jun-2020

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New cichlid pictures:
Coptodon snyderae, Male in the aquarium (Philippe Burnel)
Coptodon snyderae, Male in the aquarium (Philippe Burnel)

Added index of:
Cichlidae (Nederlandse Vereniging van Cichlidenliefhebbers) V. 42(4) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*05-Jun-2020


*04-Jun-2020

Alcolapia a subgenus of Oreochromis

Following Ford et al 2019 phylogenetic work on Oreochromis we have reduced Alcolapia as a subgenus in our catalog (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


New cichlid pictures:
Metriaclima phaeos, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima phaeos, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima phaeos, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Labeotropheus fuelleborni, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Labeotropheus fuelleborni, Head picture of a male (Patrick Tawil)





*30-May-2020


*29-May-2020

Favorite items

Try to find a reference, profile or picture you liked or use? There is now the possibility for registered users to add items, which include genera, species, localities, pictures, videos and references as their favorites. This is done by clicking on the "add to favorites" link in a profile. For pictures or videos, click on the white star on the item page, which will then turn gold. To get to a picture page from the expanded picture view, click on the little camera icon shown in the caption. Favorite items will be shown in the "favorites" tab in the user page, from where users can subsequently easily access them (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

Public user pages improvement

Registered user have now the possibility to add a custom text and motto to their public profile pages. This can be done by first activate their public profile page in the edit section of the user page. After this is done, a text box will appear allowing a custom text to be added, this text and motto will be then show in the public profile page of the user, which can be accessed from a link in the upper green menu bar under the user's name (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

IUCN species classifications

IUCN species classification of risk is now shown graphically in each species profile (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


New cichlid pictures:
Protomelas spilonotus, Head picture of a male (Patrick Tawil)
Protomelas spilonotus, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Protomelas spilonotus, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Protomelas spilonotus, Head picture of a male (Patrick Tawil)





*24-May-2020

Bibliography for genera

I have now added a new tab to each genus profile so you can have a list of bibliography for a genus. The report obtained includes references where the genus is treated as whole in any area, like taxonomy, genetics, distribution, behavior, etc (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


New cichlid pictures:
Cyathopharynx foae, Male at Kombe (Adrian Indermaur)
Cyathopharynx foae, Male at Isonga (Adrian Indermaur)
Cyathopharynx foae, Male at Kombe (Adrian Indermaur)
Cyathopharynx foae, Group of breeding females (Adrian Indermaur)
Cyathopharynx foae, Male at his bower (Adrian Indermaur)

*23-May-2020

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New cichlid pictures:
Herichthys pame, Young adult at Puente de Dios (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys pame, Adult at Puente de Dios (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys pame, Adult feeding at Puente de Dios (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys pame, Adult at Puente de Dios (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys pame, Adult at Puete de Dios (Juan Miguel Artigas Herrera)
Herichthys pame, Breeding pair at Puente de Dios (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys pame, Female guarding fry (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys pame, Female guarding wrigglers (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)










*13-May-2020

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New cichlid pictures:
Limnochromis auritus, Adult at Rumonge (Adrian Indermaur)
Limnochromis auritus, Juveniles at Magambo (Adrian Indermaur)

*12-May-2020

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New cichlid pictures:
Bathybates ferox, Adults at N'ganja Bay (Adrian Indermaur)
Bathybates ferox, Adults at N'ganja Bay (Adrian Indermaur)

New habitat pictures:
Tanganyika: N'ganja Bay, N'ganja Bay (Adrian Indermaur)


*10-May-2020

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Updated species profile for:
Kihnichthys ufermanni (Allgayer, 2002) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New cichlid pictures:
Tropheus sp. 'red', Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Tropheus sp. 'red', Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Tropheus sp. 'red', Adults in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Tropheus sp. 'red', Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)