Incredible videos of Pterophyllum sp. “Rio Nanay”, also know as Peruvian Altum Angelfish, spawning in the aquariums of Hélène Lagueux.
Strong colours and vigorous growth require optimal lighting, as well as the addition of the proper amount of fertilizer and CO2 – But other than that, it is really not that difficult. Hemianthus, Didiplis and Bolbitis all thrive in such good conditions, just as Rotala macrandra and mini-Alternanthera develop optimal, deep-red colours.
My objective was to discover why the export of the legendary Blue-Eyed Pleco from this region came to a standstill in the mid 1990s. What could have caused this sudden change?
Full of brilliant color AMAZONAS for May/June ranges widely in subject matter, from Aphyosemion spp. African killifishes, to a new Apistogramma species and its successful breeding, travels in South America in search of the very elusive Blue-eyed Pleco, to a hobbyist’s successful conversion to LED lighting over a 265-gallon (1,000-L) planted aquarium, and much more.
Thriving nano planted aquarium dedicated to colony of Red Bee Shrimp.