AMAZONAS Excerpt

Rarities: Phenacogrammus aurantiacus “Lefini”

With few exceptions, tetras from the Congo River are virtually unknown in the hobby. Best-known is “The” Congo Tetra, Phenacogrammus interruptus, whose glimmering beauty has made it a staple with commercial breeders. However, the African Tetra (Family Alestidae) includes a number of magnificent species that would also be very suitable for the aquarium.

04 Sep 2:33 PM 2 Read More...

GIANT FISHES - AMAZONAS Hard-Copy Preview for July/August 2014

A first look inside the print edition for the July/August 2014 issue of AMAZONAS Magazine.

05 Jun 1:33 AM 1 Read More...

AMAZONAS Video Extra: A Nano-Slice of Lake Tanganyika

Video of Sumer Tiwari’s 17 Gallon nano tank for Tanganyikan shell dwelling cichlids.

30 May 11:21 AM 1 Read More...

AGA Aquascape Winners 2013

Once dominated by American and northern European aquarists, the contest has taken on a truly international flavor, with entrants from Croatia to Turkey to Vietnam, with Brazil making a particularly strong showing.

15 May 1:36 PM 1 Read More...

Chaos in Black & White

Many pleco forms are near extinction in their natural habitat; we have the unique opportunity to conserve them in the aquarium, at least on a small scale.

05 Apr 3:01 PM 0 Read More...