Freshwater

A New Ancistrus Species is Described

First discovered during the Mosaico do Apuí expedition in 2006, Ancistrus miracollis was found in the rio Sucunduri, a large tributary of the rio Madeira basin in south Amazonas State.

26 Aug 12:41 AM 0 Read More...

Aquarium Livestock Leader Goes Green with New Shipping Boxes

Lansing, Michigan based aquarium livestock wholesaler A & M Aquatics announced their transition to a new form of shipping styro which, when exposed to the elements, can biodegrade in just a couple years.

22 Aug 1:47 AM 2 Read More...

Viewpoint: Keep the Fish that Bring You Joy

The impulse to take something from nature and mold, tweak, prune, or modify it to suit our desires or merely our curiosity is something intrinsically human—as is, perhaps, the desire to argue about the results.

19 Aug 10:38 AM 1 Read More...

Transparency: Lessons from the Orchid Community

Replace animosity with kindness, encourage compromise through transparency, and the fish keeping hobby has a truly bright future—even for those who love man-made fishes.

19 Aug 10:35 AM 3 Read More...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Man-made fishes have been around for a long time and are here to stay. If we do not cover man-created strains and forms, and debate the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, we leave the field to emotional grandstanding, or worse, legal regulations without qualified input.

15 Aug 9:38 AM 0 Read More...