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Amphilophus trimaculatus

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Three new cichlid species are described from Lake Edward

Three new cichlid species are described from Lake Edward — A new paper authored by Nathan Vranken, M. Van Steenberge, and Jos Snoeks has been published in the journal Hydrobiologia with a study of the cichlids of Lake Edward, concluding with the presence of... more

Species profile

Apistogramma baenschi

Apistogramma baenschi Römer, 2004 — by Piotr Koba

One of its common names, 'Inka 50' indicated its initial price in USD.

Metriaclima pyrsonotos

Metriaclima pyrsonotos Stauffer, Bowers, Kellogg & McKaye, 1997 — by Ad Konings

The Red-top Zebra has always been a mainstay of the aquarium hobby.

Wonderful cichlids

What is a cichlid?

What is a cichlid? — by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

An explanation of what is a cichlid and the great variability in shapes and behavior found in the family Cichlidae, with a key on how you can visually identify members of this family

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17-Oct-2018, Picture: Aulonocara jacobfreibergi, Male in neutral coloration, (Patrick Tawil)
17-Oct-2018, Picture: Aulonocara jacobfreibergi, Frontal view of a male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
17-Oct-2018, Picture: Aulonocara jacobfreibergi, Portrait of a mouth-brooding female, (Patrick Tawil)
17-Oct-2018, Picture: Aulonocara jacobfreibergi, Male displaying in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
16-Oct-2018, Picture: Aulonocara jacobfreibergi, Males in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
16-Oct-2018, Picture: Aulonocara jacobfreibergi, Male in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
16-Oct-2018, Picture: Aulonocara jacobfreibergi, Pair in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
16-Oct-2018, Picture: Aulonocara jacobfreibergi, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)
16-Oct-2018, Picture: Aulonocara jacobfreibergi, Female in the aquarium, (Patrick Tawil)

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Pseudocrenilabrus nicholsi (sell)
Geophagus steindachneri (sell)
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Amatitlania septemfasciata (sell)
Panamius panamensis (want)
Aequidens tetramerus (sell)

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