Cichlid Room Companion

RSSARTICLES: A collection of articles having to be with any subject related to Cichlid fishes.


Series

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Exploring Lake Malawi
Ad Konings, 2001.
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Starting up right with Cichlids
Ad Konings, 2000.
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The Cichlids of Nicaragua
Willem Heijns, 2007.

Taxonomy and phylogeny

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A different Chalinochromis
Ad Konings, 2013
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A new checkerboard cichlid from the Rio Tapajós
Frank Warzel, 1996
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About the taxonomic status of Lepidiolamprologus kendalli, nkambae and kamambae
Patrick Tawil & Konings, Ad, 2013
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Darwin, Jenyns, and the Chanchito
Albert J. Klee, 2006
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Is This Nanochromis dimidiatus?
Kurt Zadnik, 2001
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Naming Cichlids, It's Latin to Me
Peter A. Lewis, 1995
Of Pickled Fish and Ichthyological Sleuthing: A Primer For the Advanced Aquarist.. Part I: The Whys and Wherefores of Scientific Nomenclature
Wayne Leibel, 1985
Of Pickled Fish and Ichthyological Sleuthing: A Primer For the Advanced Aquarist.. Part II: Identifying Your Fish
Wayne Leibel, 1985
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On the name Symphysodon Discus Tarzoo
Martin Geerts, 2011
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Some critical remarks on Cynotilapia and Microchromis
Ad Konings, 2011
Speciation, DNA and Tropheus
Ad Konings, 1993
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Speculating About Species
Ron Coleman, 2000
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The forgotten Thorichthys maculipinnis
Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, 1996
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The State of Confusion in Discus Taxonomy
Anthony Inder Mazeroll & Marc Weiss, 1996
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Will The Real Yellow Krib Please Stand Up?
Kurt Zadnik, 1995
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Cyprichromis sp. 'kibishi', a new species of Cyprichromis close to C. zonatus
Patrick Tawil, 2014
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Gymnogeophagus sp. "Rosario I", A New Species from Uruguay
Tonny Brandt Andersen, 1998
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Harpagochromis sp. 'serranus juma island'
Mark Smith, 2015
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Herichthys deppii (Heckel, 1840) - Rediscovering a Lost Species
Eric Hanneman & Larry Lampert, 2002
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Maylandia or Metriaclima, ...again!
Ad Konings, 2005

Behavior

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Bad Cichlids?
Ron Coleman, 2001
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Choosing a Mate
Ron Coleman, 2000
Discus Breeding Secrets
Marc Weiss, 1990
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Feeding Frenzy
Ron Coleman, 2001
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Fighting
Ron Coleman, 1999
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Food For Thought
Ron Coleman, 2000
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How to observe and report mouth-brooding in cichlid fishes
George W. Barlow, 2003
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Livebearing cichlids
Martin Geerts, 1993
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Mysterious mouthbrooders
Ron Coleman, 1999
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Nesting For Success
Ron Coleman, 2000
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Powerful predators
Ron Coleman, 2001
Reducing Cichlid aggression
Devin Sung, 1996
Revealing Relationships
Ron Coleman, 2000
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Something Old Doing Something New
Ron Coleman, 1999
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That Amazing Mouth
Ron Coleman, 1997
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Whose Kids Are Those Anyway?
Ron Coleman, 1997
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Dicrossus filamentosus: There's Something Fishy Going On
Ted Judy, 1998
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Placidochromis electra, an interesting observation
Lars Camenius, 1981
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Satanoperca cf. leucosticta "Amazonas Red"; An Immediate Mouth-Brooding Demonfish from the Rio Amazonas
Lee Newman, 2001

Distribution and conservation

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A Labridens of a Different Color!
Rusty Wessel, 2001
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A Visit to the Central Tanzanian Coast of Lake Tanganyika
Ad Konings, 1998
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Abrupt Change vs Moderate Graduality in a Transition Zone: From Herichthys cyanoguttatus to H. carpintis (The Search for the Missing Link)
Mauricio De la Maza Benignos, 2005
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Cichlid Conservation in Uganda
Lee Newman, 1998
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Collecting Cichlids in the Peruvian Amazon
Lee Newman, 1995
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Collecting in México
Don Danko, 1998
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Discovery, Pursuit and Capture of Theraps wesseli
Rusty Wessel, 1998
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Expedition To Quintana Roo And Rio Moho
Ross Socolof, 1984
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Glimpse of the Queen of Lake Tanganyika; Neolamprologus pulcher 'Daffodil'
Pam Chin, 2003
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In Pursuit of the Pink fenestratus
Don Danko, 1996
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My first Malawi Safari
Carsten K Larsen, 2013
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New Surprises from Madagascar
Jean Claude Nourissat, 1998
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North Towards the Kaiser: Part One
Mikael Karlsson, 1998
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North Towards the Kaiser: Part Two
Mikael Karlsson, 1998
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Oh, Island in the Sun. The Dominican Republic
Alf Stalsberg, 1994
Rare Jewels of the Tehuantepec Isthmus
Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, 1991
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The Mayan cichlid, 'Cichlasoma' urophthalmus: An Overview
Roberto Carlos Barrientos-Medina, 2003
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The re-discovery of Paraneetroplus nebuliferum
Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, 1991
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The Riddle of Lake Victoria
Ron Coleman, 2001
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Two New Paretroplus species
Jean Claude Nourissat, 2000
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Where the Huasteca Meets Totonacapan, Uncovering the "missed out" Herichthys
Mauricio De la Maza Benignos, 2005
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Oxylapia polli, the enigmatic cichlid of the Nosivolo River
Patrick de Rham, 1999
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Tropheus distribution map
Teale Miller, 2001

Physiology and diseases

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Enigmatic eggs
Ron Coleman, 1998
Flukes
Mary Ellen Sweeney, 1998
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Sex determination
Ron Coleman, 1997
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The Cichlid Egg Project
Ron Coleman, 1996

Evolution

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Be Careful What You Ask For
Tessa Cain, 1999
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How Old Is Lake Victoria?
Ron Coleman, 1997
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The Color Conundrum
Ron Coleman, 1998
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The last minutes of speciation
Martin Geerts, 1991

Ecology and environment

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Cichlids From Rio Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
Ron Coleman, 2000

Captive maintenance

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A sparkling jewel: Xenotilapia melanogenys (Boulenger, 1898)
Thomas Andersen, 2005
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A Xenotilapia of a different shape: Xenotilapia leptura (Boulenger, 1901)
Thomas Andersen, 2005
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Albino Herichthys pantostictus — A rare discovery in the fish room
Dan Sharifi, 2016
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An easy way to catch small fish in a planted Aquarium
Max Galladé, 2001
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Aquarist's Guide to Neolamprologus brevis
Ad Konings, 1997
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Aquarium Husbandry Of The Christmas Fulu, Haplochromis (Xystichromis) phytophagus
Lee Newman, 1999
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Are Tropheus difficult?
Klaus Steinhaus, 2007
Artificial Respiration for Fish
Roger Häggström, 1995
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Beautiful as a Butterfly: Xenotilapia papilio Büscher, 1990
Thomas Andersen, 2005
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Bred In Aquarium: Boulengerochromis microlepsis
Kjell Fohrman, 1988
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Breeding the Lamena, a New Cichlid from Madagascar
Patrick de Rham, 1996
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Breeding Chuco sp. "Guabo" from Panama (Tomocichla asfraci)
William Cain, 2001
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Breeding Neolamprologus caudopunctatus, a dwarf cichlid from the Zambian shores of Lake Tanganyika
Peter A. Lewis, 1997
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Breeding Neolamprologus gracilis
Dan Woodland, 2003
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Breeding Tropheus duboisi
Ad Konings, 1997
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Care and breeding of the Red Bay Snook, Petenia splendida
Don Danko, 1997
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Common Sense of Discus, The
Mary Ellen Sweeney, 1998
Confessions of a Tropheus addict
Devin Sung, 1996
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Dabbling in Dicrossus: A discussion on sexing, spawning, and rearing under-appreciated dwarves
Rebecca Goldring, 2015
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Experiences with Ctenochromis sauvagei
Mary Bailey, 1998
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Experiences with Steatocranus tinanti (Poll, 1939)
Mary Bailey, 1998
Fluidized biological filter
Karen Sabolcik, 1996
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Frontosa!
Pam Chin, 2004
How Adaptable Are Discus Fish ?
Karen Sabolcik, 1996
How and Why I Use a Dependaable Egg Tumbler for Mbuna
Ted Judy, 1997
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How did it all begin?
Robin Whittall, 1999
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Husbandry Of Caquetaia umbrifera, The Unsung King Of New World Cichlids
Jeff Rapps, 2000
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Husbandry Of Parachromis motaguensis (Güenther 1866)
Vinod Kutty, 1998
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Hybrids and other 'threats' to the hobby
Willem Heijns, 2008
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Introduction To Rift Lake African Cichlids
Pam Chin, 2000
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Introduction to Thorichthys
Don Danko, 1993
Johnny's in the basement mixing up the medicine
John Gerritsen, 1997
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Keeping and Breeding the Bolivian Ram, Microgeophagus altispinosa (Haseman, 1911)
Lee Newman, 1997
Keeping it Natural
Richard Brown, 1995
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Maintaining and Breeding in a Typical Mbuna Fashion
Pam Chin, 2000
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Maintenance And Breeding Of The Red Hump Eartheater, Geophagus Steindachneri Eigenmann And Hildebrand 1910
Lee Newman, 1993
Matchmaking For Cichlidophiles
Paul V Loiselle, 1981
Mouthbrooders Stripping vs. Holding
Pam Chin & Marcelo Casacuberta, 2000
Observations and Experiences in Keeping Tropheus
Larry Soldani, 1998
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Observations on Fossorochromis rostratus
Victor D. Kholodov, 1997
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On Dither Fish
Paul V Loiselle, 1979
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Our First Aquarium Cichlid
Albert J. Klee, 2005
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Pablo, me & Juan Miguel (Parachromis dovii)
Pam Chin, 2002
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Personal experiences of Paretroplus menarambo & Paretroplus maculatus
Sonia Guinane, 2002
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Personal Observations of Paretroplus kieneri ­ a highly endangered Cichlid species from Madagascar
Sonia Guinane, 1999
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R"evolution" in Malawi tank or forbidden fruit
Marzenna Kielan, 2000
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Shell Dwelling Cichlids from Lake Tanganyika
Peter A. Lewis, 1996
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Some Large Crenicichla
Frank Warzel, 1999
Some tips from an "old hand"
Roger Häggström, 1995
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Spawning A New Amphilophus Species From Panama
Don Danko, 1997
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Spawning the Golden Mojarra, Herichthys bocourti
Dan Woodland, 2003
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Spawning The Peruvian Satanoperca Jurupari - A Case Of Inmediate Mouthbrooding
Lee Newman, 1996
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Spawning Cyphotilapia Frontosa "Blue" from Cape Mpimbwe
Dan Woodland, 2004
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Spawning Ptychochromis sp. "East Coast Grey"
Sonia Guinane, 1999
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Spot The Difference Paratilapia polleni and Paratilapia bleekeri
Sonia Guinane, 1999
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The Genus Tropheus
Ad Konings, 1996
The Healthy Aquarium
Richard Brown, 1993
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The Home Made Bio Filter (a.k.a the sooperdooperpetefilter)
Peter Hill, 1997
The Tropheus Genus: A Beginner's Experience
Erik A. Kennelly, 1998
Tropheus: a hobbyist's experience
Teale Miller, 1997
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Tropheus: Fear Factor
Pam Chin, 2000
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Wasting Away in Discusville
Marc Weiss, 1994
Water Movement in the Aquarium
Richard Brown, 1993
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'Cichlasoma' grammodes
John Gerritsen, 2008
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Apistogramma, Dwarf Cichlids From South America
Alan R De Angelo, 1996
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Aulonocara jacobfreibergi
Pam Chin, 2008
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Burjuquina vittata, a Variable Spawner
Ted Judy, 1996
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Caquetaia myersi (Schultz 1944)
Tonny Brandt Andersen, 1998
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Crenicichla regani, the gentle pike
Don Zilliox, 1999
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Cryptoheros nanoluteus
Pam Chin, 2007
Cyathopharynx furcifer Burundi
Paolo Salvagiani, 2002
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Gymnogeophagus labiatus, 2001
Marcelo Casacuberta, 2001
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Julidochromis
Pam Chin, 2007
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Lamena nourissati & Lamena sp. 'thick lips'
Sonia Guinane, 2001
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Melanochromis The Beautiful Baddies From Lake Malawi
Paul V Loiselle, 1979
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Neolamprologus multifasciatus (Boulenger 1906)
Peter Hill, 1996
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Neolamprologus savoryi
Pam Chin, 2005
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Paracyprichromis nigripinnis
Pam Chin, 2008
Petrochromis trewavasae, The Velcro closing syndrome
Ulf Bergstrom, 1996
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Ptychochromis sp. "Mananjeba"
Sonia Guinane, 2000
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Teleogramma brichardi Poll, 1959
Mary Bailey, 1998
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Tropheus anonymous
Pam Chin, 2000
Tropheus keeping and an experience in Bloat Treatment
Javier Suarez Santana, 1998
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Tropheus sp. "black" Kiriza
Ronald Revolinski, 2000

Species overview

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A colorful Jewel from Southern México, 'Cichlasoma' salvini
Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, 1998
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A Jewel Of Unexpected Provenance, Gymnogeophagus rhabdotus
Paul V Loiselle, 1996
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African Dwarf Cichlids, the Lake Tanganyikan Species: Part One
Paul V Loiselle, 1982
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African Dwarf Cichlids, the Lake Tanganyikan Species: Part Two
Paul V Loiselle, 1997
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Basketmouth Cichlid: Acaronia nassa (Heckel 1840), The
Wayne Leibel, 1997
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Butterflies And Peacocks From Lake Malawi
Paul V Loiselle, 1985
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Cichlasoma' bocourti, its capture and breeding
Rusty Wessel & Ross Socolof, 1998
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Collecting, Maintaining and Spawning the Turquoise Herichthys
Don Danko, 2002
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Demon Fish, The Juruparoid Eartheathers
Wayne Leibel, 1987
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Giant Predatory Cichlids, THE TRUE GUAPOTES
Paul V Loiselle, 1998
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Heckel's Thread-Finned Acara Acarichthys heckelii (Mueller and Troschel 1848)
Wayne Leibel, 1997
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Introducing the slender krib Pelvicachromis taeniatus
Kurt Zadnik, 1994
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Introducing Pseudotropheus saulosi Konings 1990
Ad Konings, 1995
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La Mojarra de dos Colores, Cichlasoma bartoni Bean 1892
Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, 1996
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La Mojarra del Desierto: Herichthys minckleyi
Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, 1997
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Marbled Pike Cichlid, Crenicichla marmorata Pellegrin 1904, The
Wayne Leibel, 1997
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On the balsas living diamond; "Cichlasoma" istlanum Jordan and Snyder 1899
Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, 1991
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Our National Cichlid (USA) Herichthys cyanoguttatus Baird &Girard 1854
Paul V Loiselle, 1982
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Real Parrot Cichlid, Hoplarchus psittacus Kaup 1860, The
Wayne Leibel, 1997
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Rio Negro Chocolate Cichlid, Hypselecara coryphaenoides (Heckel, 1840), The
Lee Newman, 1999
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Spawning Xenotilapia spiloptera, Poll &Stewart, 1975
Ad Konings, 1996
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The Blue Sanddwellers
Ad Konings, 1991
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The Chaetobranchine Cichlids: Filter-Feeding Planktivores from South America
Wayne Leibel, 2003
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The Cichlids of Jurassic Park
Paul V Loiselle, 1998
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The dwarf jewel fish, Anomalochromis thomasi (Boulenger 1915)
Paul V Loiselle, 1997
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The Madagascan Cichlid Genus Paretroplus (Bleeker, 1865)
Sonia Guinane, 2000
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The Socolofi Story
Rusty Wessel, 2002
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The spotted demonfish, Satanoperca daemon Heckel, 1840
Lee Newman, 1997
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The 'Cichlasoma' labridens complex
Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, 1992
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The Amphilophus labiatus Species Complex
Paul V Loiselle, 1982
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The Neolamprologus brichardi complex
Ad Konings, 1996
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The ‘Chanchito’ A True Pioneer in the History of the Aquarium Hobby
Claudia Dickinson, 2006
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Those Other Central American Cichlids - Part One: Herotilapia multispinossa
Paul V Loiselle, 1983
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Those Other Central American Cichlids - Part Two: Neetroplus nematopus
Paul V Loiselle, 1997
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Aulonocara auditor (Trewavas, 1935)
Ad Konings, 1996
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Crenicichla proteus Cope 1872
Per Øivind Pettersen & Erik Wolla, 1997
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Genyochromis mento - A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing?
Ad Konings, 1999
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Herichthys labridens, La Mojarra Caracolera
Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, 1996
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Labidochromis, The Dwarf Mbuna
Paul V Loiselle, 1980
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Neolamprologus leleupi (Poll, 1956)
Ad Konings, 1996
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Paratilapia polleni Bleeker 1868, A Threatened Cichlid From Madagascar
Paul V Loiselle, 1997
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Pseudocrenilabrus The Dwarf African Mouthbrooders: Part One: The Pseudocrenilabrus multicolor Complex
Paul V Loiselle, 1982
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Pseudocrenilabrus The Dwarf African Mouthbrooders: Part Two: The Pseudocrenilabrus ventralis and Pseudocrenilabrus philander Complex
Paul V Loiselle, 1997
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Satanoperca cf. leucosticta (Müller and Troschel) A Colombian Speckled-Faced Demonfish
Lee Newman, 1998
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Thorichthys meeki in the wild
Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, 1995
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Thorichthys pasionis (Rivas 1962), the yellow meeki
Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, 2000

People and associations

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A Visit to Dr. Robert Rush Miller
Juan Miguel Artigas Azas, 1993
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ACA 1997 A Recap
Pam Chin, 1997
ACA 1997 Chicago Convention, a Review
Matt Kaufman, 1997
ACA 1998 A Recap
Pam Chin, 1998
ACA 1999 A Recap
Pam Chin, 1999
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ACA 2000 A Recap
Pam Chin, 2000
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ACA 2002, Atlanta
Pam Chin, 2002
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ACA 2003, Cichlidfest Cincinnati
Pam Chin, 2003
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ACA 2005 Cichlid Roundup - Fort Worth Texas
Pam Chin, 2005
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ACA 2006 Recap
Pam Chin, 2006
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Australia'1999
Ad Konings, 1999
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Babes In The Cichlid Hobby Tanganyika Tour - 2002
Pam Chin, 2003
Cichlid Classic 1999, a Recap
Pam Chin, 1999
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Cichlids in Winnipeg - Aquaria Expo 2004
Pam Chin, 2004
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Cichlids On The Road - ACA 2004
Pam Chin, 2004
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Collecting Cichlids and Friends
Pam Chin, 2001
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FOTAS 2002 ­ April 19-21, 2002
Pam Chin, 2002
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Kipili or Bust
Pam Chin, 2013
Make sure your fish get their oats
Ken Luchterhand, 1994
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Messing About In Boats
Mary Bailey, 2000
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Ode to Ad
Pam Chin, 2003
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Ohio Cichlid Association '97 Extravaganza
Pam Chin, 1997
Showing Cichlids: There Has To Be a Better Way
Paul V Loiselle, 1981
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The National Aquarium in Baltimore
Ferdinand Velasco, 2001
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To America… you now have a Royal Family
John Gerritsen, 2006

Publications

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Review of Lake Tanganyika Cichlids in their Natural Habitat (3rd edition)
Mark Smith, 2015
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Review of Tanganyika Magazyn N. 18 (May-2016)
Mark Smith, 2016

Commercialization

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Cichlid Farming in Belize
Rusty Wessel, 1996
On The Economics Of Cichlid Breeding
Paul V Loiselle, 1980