Footage uploaded to YouTube by Xiphophorus.net in 2010 highlights a population of beautiful, polymorphic Variatus Platies. But is there more to the story?
Can the more natural behaviors of wild fish be preserved once they’re brought into a captive setting?
Immerse yourself in the underwater world of Brazil’s Rio Negro with a shoal of cichlids and freshwater stingrays encountered in their native habitat. Learn more in the January/February 2017 issue of AMAZONAS Magazine!
With only a limited time in Leticia, we would not be able to venture too far upstream to some of the better collecting spots, but it was clear this forested stream was teeming with fish.
Venture into Amazonas and explore Leticia, Colombia’s gateway to the Amazon and a hotspot for aquarium fish collection and trade