Posts Tagged ‘dwarf cichlid’

The OTHER African Cichlids – Part 2: Nanochromis teugelsi

Endemic to the middle regions of the Congo Basin, Nanochromis teugelsi is a small, lovely, and rare cichlid in the aquarium hobby.

01 Oct 12:15 AM 0 Read More...

The OTHER African Cichlids – Part 3: Pelvicachromis subocellatus ‘Moanda’

Pelvicachromis subocellatus ‘Moanda’ is a “salty” dwarf cichlid hailing from slow-moving streams in coastal regions of West Africa, it is found in both fresh and brackish environments in the Congo Basin

01 Oct 12:15 AM 0 Read More...

Biotope Video: Blackwater Shallows in the Middle Rio Negro

Explore the diverse underwater life of this tropical freshwater habitat in Brazil’s Rio Negro, home to dozens of popular aquarium species.

09 Jan 1:33 PM 14 Read More...

A New “Titanic” Dwarf Cichlid

“A titan among dwarfs,” is what scientists Henrique Varella and Mark H. Sabaj Pérezare calling Apistogramma kullanderi, the newest member of a popular genus of dwarf cichlids who described the largest known Apistogramma species, reaching lengths of more than three inches (80 mm).

25 Sep 10:55 AM 0 Read More...

The Jewel of the Congo: Nanochromis splendens

Nanochromis splendens is an engimatic member of a genus of dwarf cichlids found only in the Congo river system. Imports of this species have recently become available and we present here, a few portraits of this beautiful little cichlid.

03 Jun 4:10 PM 2 Read More...