Crypts & Super Severums – AMAZONAS Print Preview

03 Apr, 2015

The cover for the May/June 2015 issue of AMAZONAS Magazine, featuring Water Trumpets (A Guide to the Cryptocorynes), Super Severums, New Rainbowfish and Zebra Otocoinclus

The cover for the May/June 2015 issue of AMAZONAS Magazine, featuring Water Trumpets (A Guide to the Cryptocorynes), Super Severums, New Rainbowfish and Zebra Otocoinclus.

Does your local retailer keep AMAZONAS Magazine under wraps (in the poly sleeve)? Have you only seen our Digital Edition? Well, now you can virtually thumb through the newest print edition, the May/June 2015 issue of AMAZONAS Magazine, in this hard copy preview, a pictorial review of our timeless print magazine.

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Crack open the latest printed edition of AMAZONAS Magazine!

The Table of Contents for the May/June 2015 issue of AMAZONAS Magazine.

The Table of Contents for the May/June 2015 issue of AMAZONAS Magazine.

AMAZONAS Magazine Editor-In-Chief Hans-Georg Evers introduces the issue.

AMAZONAS Magazine Editor-In-Chief Hans-Georg Evers introduces the issue.

Our aquatic notebook kicks off revisiting GloFish which sparked great debates when we noted the news release of a new variety last month on our Facebook page.

Aquatic Notebook kicks off by revisiting GloFish, which spark great debates with news of the latest  release of new species in this controversial line of trademarked fishes.

Our Aquatic Notebook continues with Hans-Georg Ever's look at three newly-described Rainbowfish species from the Bird's Head Peninsula of West Papua, Indonesia.

Aquatic Notebook continues with Hans-Georg Ever’s look at three newly-described Rainbowfish species from the Bird’s Head Peninsula of West Papua, Indonesia.

Ingo Seidel proclaims, "The 'Red Bruno' finally has a name", discussing the pleco formerly known as L137 in our Aquatic Notebook.

Ingo Seidel proclaims: “The ‘Red Bruno’ finally has a name” and discusses the pleco formerly known as L137 in Aquatic Notebook.

Hans-Georg Evers tackles three new species of Indonesian Climbing Gobies, "Newly  described Sicydiinae", in the newest Aquatic Notebook.

Hans-Georg Evers tackles three new species of Indonesian Climbing Gobies, “Newly described Sicydiinae,” in the newest Aquatic Notebook.

Like what you’re seeing? Remember, all current subscribers can log into our digital edition or our apps to read this issue now. Print subscribers are receiving their copies soon, and local retailers should have this edition on sale now!

Maike Wilstermann-Hildebrand introduces "Water Trumpets: the Crypts", which are winning plants for all aquariums.

Maike Wilstermann-Hildebrand introduces “Water Trumpets: the Crypts,” which are winning plants for all aquariums.

Maike Wilstermann-Hildebrand and Cord Hildebrand journey into the wild to find "Cryptocorynes in Nature".

Maike Wilstermann-Hildebrand and Cord Hildebrand journey into the wild to find “Cryptocorynes in Nature.”

Maike Wilstermann-Hildebrand discusses the needs and husbandry tips for a wide selection of "Rare Crypts".

Maike Wilstermann-Hildebrand discusses culture needs and husbandry tips for a wide selection of Rare Crypts.

Through the lens of Hadi Susilo, "Out of Java: A Passion For Crypts", by AMAZONAS Magazine Editor-in-Chief Hans-Georg Evers, takes us to a family-run nursery in Java which grows a number of Cryptocoryne species that will excite enthusiasts of rare aquarium plants.

Through the lens of Hadi Susilo, “Out of Java: A Passion For Crypts”  takes us to a family-run nursery in Java which grows a number of Cryptocoryne species that will excite enthusiasts of rare aquarium plants.

Peter Ditttrich introduces us to the natural diversity of wild Severums (and an aquarium strain) in his article "Super Heros"

Peter Dittrich introduces the natural diversity of wild Severums (and an aquarium strain) in his article “Super Heros.”

Jens Kühne reminds us of the "Forgotten Rasobras—the 'golden ones' from the south".

Jens Kühne reminds us of the “Forgotten Rasboras—the ‘golden ones’ from the south.”

Hans-Georg Evers takes us to Peru to investigate the habitat and behavior of armored catfishes in the article "Corydoras - Battle at Cheese Creek".

Hans-Georg Evers takes us to Peru to investigate the habitat and behavior of armored catfishes in the article “Corydoras – Battle at Cheese Creek.”

Heiko Bleher travels to the difficult-to-reach, and pristine "Etna Bay: a primordial paradise" in search of new rainbowfish species.

Heiko Bleher travels to the difficult-to-reach and pristine Etna Bay in search of new rainbowfish species.

We teased Steve Waldron's heavily-planted vertical garden aquarium in a rough cut preview of "The Tangled Bank"; the greatly anticipated article is complete and ready to be explored!

We have teased Steve Waldron’s heavily-planted vertical garden aquarium in a previous post of “The Tangled Bank.” The greatly anticipated article is now complete and ready to be explored!

Daniel Wewer travels to the Rio Yarapa in "The Search for Otocoinclus cocama", widely known as the Zebra Oto in the aquarium trade, to learn more about its little-known wild habitat.

Daniel Wewer travels to the Rio Yarapa in “The Search for Otocoinclus cocama” (widely known as the Zebra Oto in the aquarium trade), to learn more about its little-known wild habitat.

Introducing a small change this month; AMAZONAS Sr. Editor Matt Pedersen passes the "events calendar" torch to one of our newest staff members, Janine Banks, who is now in charge of compiling each AMAZONAS Magazine issue's Aquarium Calendar. Janine also handles now handles our online calendar as well! Have an aquarium event? Send Janine an email and to make sure we know about it!

Introducing a small change this month; AMAZONAS Sr. Editor Matt Pedersen passes the “events calendar” torch to one of our newest staff members, Janine Banks, who is now in charge of compiling each AMAZONAS Magazine issue’s Aquarium Calendar. Janine also now handles our online calendar as well! Have an aquarium event? Send Janine an email to make sure we know about it!

Looking for a single-issue copy of our printed magazine? Try one of the many excellent local aquarium shops who carry AMAZONAS. You can even find this list on our website!

Looking for a single-issue copy of our printed magazine? Try one of the many excellent local aquarium shops who carry AMAZONAS.

Our Species Snapshots this issue include Pyrrhulina spilota, Channa asiatica, Erromyzon kalotaenia, Balitoropsis leonardi, the undescribed Melanotaenia sp. "Sungai Sesey", and Ophiocara porocephala. Learn more about them in the May/June 2015 edition of AMAZONAS Magazine.

Our Species Snapshots in this issue include Pyrrhulina spilota, Channa asiatica, Erromyzon kalotaenia, Balitoropsis leonardi, the undescribed Melanotaenia sp. “Sungai Sesey,” and Ophiocara porocephala. Learn more about them in the May/June 2015 edition of AMAZONAS Magazine.

As with every issue, Morrell "Mo" Devlin presents a pictorial wrap up in our Underwater Eye. What are these Pacus? You'll have to read to find out.

As with every issue, Morrell “Mo” Devlin presents a pictorial wrap up in our Underwater Eye. What are these Pacus? You’ll have to read to find out.

We invite you to read this issue to understand why one AMAZONAS Magazine editor says, “Anyone can publish anything online. We invest in only the best because we’re putting it in print!”

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Matt Pedersen
Matt Pedersen

Matt Pedersen is a Sr. Editor and Associate Publisher with Reef To Rainforest Media, LLC, including AMAZONAS & CORAL Magazines. Matt has kept aquariums for 34 years, has worked in most facets of the aquarium trade, is an active aquarist and fish breeder (both marine and freshwater), and was recognized as the 2009 MASNA Aquarist of the Year.

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