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by mummymonkey
Wed Sep 14, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: Central American Cichlids
Topic: Correct grammar!?
Replies: 5
Views: 1118

Re: Correct grammar!?

Splendens is a name given to several species of unrelated fishes. Tuba, as far as I can tell, is used for just the one species of cichlid.
by mummymonkey
Tue Sep 13, 2011 12:42 pm
Forum: Central American Cichlids
Topic: Why? Experts are so Wrong!
Replies: 27
Views: 3977

Re: Why? Experts are so Wrong!

I think we have all experienced a little of the OPs frustration over the years. I guess we have to remember that scientists are human :) and have the same range of abilities and character flaws as the rest of us. It may be that some papers are badly written or rushed and come to unsound conclusions....
by mummymonkey
Sat Nov 06, 2010 3:34 pm
Forum: South American Cichlids
Topic: A. borellii - original description
Replies: 0
Views: 717

A. borellii - original description

I was doing some research on A. borellii and thought some people might find this old description interesting. Transcribed from http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/63426#page/77/mode/1up 3. Heterogramma Borelli , sp. n. Mesops tæniatus (part.), Bouleng. Boll. Mus. Torin. x. 1895, no. 196, p. 33. ...
by mummymonkey
Mon Aug 16, 2010 6:19 pm
Forum: Other African Cichlids
Topic: Beyond the Congo
Replies: 1
Views: 2305

Beyond the Congo

The NY Times is carrying a blog by Dr. Melanie Stiassny who is surveying and collecting fresh water fish in the Congo and Kasai Rivers. Worth a read I think.

http://scientistatwork.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/08/16/
by mummymonkey
Mon May 24, 2010 4:21 am
Forum: Other African Cichlids
Topic: Pelvicachromis taeniatus unknown
Replies: 5
Views: 2894

Re: Pelvicachromis taeniatus unknown

Moliwe. They certainly look like the ones I had anyway.
by mummymonkey
Fri Mar 12, 2010 12:55 pm
Forum: Central American Cichlids
Topic: Goodeids & Cichlids ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1899

Re: Goodeids & Cichlids ?

Mark Wright wrote:Ameca splendens is officially extinct. Is there not a market for fry?
I had a colony for a few years and couldn't give the fry away.
by mummymonkey
Fri Jan 01, 2010 7:22 am
Forum: In Memoriam
Topic: Ivan Dibble
Replies: 2
Views: 2880

Re: Ivan Dibble

Sad news.
My Girardinichthys multiradiatus are almost ready to drop fry. Something that would have pleased Ivan I'm sure.
by mummymonkey
Thu Dec 24, 2009 11:40 am
Forum: Equipment, Supplies, Books and DIY
Topic: Air Pump Recommendation
Replies: 7
Views: 4336

Re: Air Pump Recommendation

I'm almost certain that would fail your noise test.
by mummymonkey
Sat Oct 04, 2008 7:33 am
Forum: General Cichlids
Topic: Can anyone ID this Cichlid?
Replies: 4
Views: 2444

Re: Can anyone ID this Cichlid?

It's been a few months since the original post but here is the fish anyway.

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by mummymonkey
Fri Nov 16, 2007 5:29 pm
Forum: Dwarf Cichlids
Topic: Mikrogeophagus altispinosa
Replies: 13
Views: 8167

Re: Mikrogeophagus altispinosa

Indeed. Common does not mean boring I think we agree?

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by mummymonkey
Wed Jul 25, 2007 6:01 pm
Forum: For Beginners
Topic: Old principles vs. new principles?
Replies: 5
Views: 2028

Re: Old principles vs. new principles?

Hello James, I enjoyed reading your post and I'm sure this thread will grow very long! I well remember the "balanced aquarium" theory. It was still in vogue back when I started keeping fish thirty odd years ago. However even then it was not universally accepted. The issue is that although the theory...

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