After losing my Altolamprologus compressiceps ‘Sumbu shell’ fry, I was looking for another Tanganyikan Cichlid to stock the empty tank. I found Callochromis pleurospilus juveniles at a fellow hobbyist’s fish room. Once they were about 1.5-2 inch in size, they started sowing their beautiful iridescent colors.
A lighthearted look at caricatures commissioned by Sumer Tiwari, inspired by freshwater fishes and created by artist & illustrator Kunal Kundu.
Sumer Tiwari visits with three aquarists in Delhi, bringing back firsthand accounts of the freshwater, brackish, and marine aquarium hobby in India.
The Western Ghats region of India is home to an incredible diversity of fishes. Sumer Tiwari shares a teaser video trailer from his recent collection trip in the region. You can see Dawkinsia assimilis and Etroplus canarensis schooling in their natural habitat in the video.
Betta hendra is an impressive small sized betta from coccina complex. They are bubblenesters and don’t grow bigger than 4-5 cm. They love eating live meaty food like bloodworms and blackworms.