AMAZONAS - Sumer Tiwari

Friday Photospread: Callochromis pleurospilus

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.

26 Jun 1:39 PM 2 Read More...

Fishes + Cartoons = Fishtoons

A lighthearted look at caricatures commissioned by Sumer Tiwari, inspired by freshwater fishes and created by artist & illustrator Kunal Kundu.

11 Jun 3:09 PM 4 Read More...

A Day with Aquarium Hobbyists in Delhi, India

Sumer Tiwari visits with three aquarists in Delhi, bringing back firsthand accounts of the freshwater, brackish, and marine aquarium hobby in India.

28 May 2:22 PM 3 Read More...

Fish Collecting in the Western Ghats of India: Video Trailer

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.

03 Apr 1:51 AM 1 Read More...

Friday Photospread: Betta hendra

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.

27 Mar 12:15 AM 9 Read More...