RSS WHAT'S NEW: What is new in the Cichlid Room Companion.

New additions to the Cichlid Room Companion for the past three months, you can as well consult older additions by following the links at the lower part of the page


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*01-Sep-2017





*28-Aug-2017

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Hemibates koningsi, a new species of deep water Tanganyikan cichlid is described

Hemibates koningsi, a new species of deep water cichlid from Lake Tanganyika has been described by Frederic Schedel & Ulrich Schliewen in the journal Zootaxa. The new species is only known from Zambian waters, where it inhabits deep oxygenated ... more


New cichlid pictures:
Tropheops sp. 'red cheek', Neurocranium (Ad Konings)
Tropheops sp. 'macrophthalmus gallireya', Female mouth-brooding at Gallireya Reef (Ad Konings)
Tropheops macrophthalmus, Male in Same Bay (Ad Konings)
Tropheops sp. 'maleri yellow', Female at Nakantenga Island (Ad Konings)
Tropheops sp. 'maleri yellow', Neurocranium (Ad Konings)






















*06-Aug-2017

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New cichlid pictures:
Coptodon bythobates, Male in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Coptodon bythobates, Male in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Coptodon bythobates, Sub-adult in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Coptodon bythobates, Pair in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Coptodon bythobates, Female in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)



*03-Aug-2017

Get your public profile!

You can now activate your public profile page with your favorite species and social media information by checking 'Activate public profile' in your user editing form. The URL for your public profile will be then given in your user information for you to share (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


New cichlid pictures:
Melanochromis kaskazini, Young in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Melanochromis kaskazini, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Melanochromis kaskazini, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Melanochromis kaskazini, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)








*26-Jul-2017


*25-Jul-2017

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New species of Labeotropheus described

A geographical variant of Labeotropheus fuelleborni from Mumbo and Thumb West islands in Lake Malawi has been proposed as a new species by Michael Pauers in the journal Copeia with the name Labeotropheus artatorostris. The new species ... more


New cichlid pictures:
Lethrinops turneri, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Lethrinops turneri, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Lethrinops turneri, Male portrait in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Lethrinops turneri, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)


*23-Jul-2017

Catalog counts now available

A table with the number of species in the cichlids catalog, tabulated by geographic area and taxonomic status is now available (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


New cichlid pictures:
Nanochromis minor, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tosie)
Melanochromis kaskazini, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tosie)





*18-Jul-2017







*12-Jul-2017

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Updated species profile for:
Apistogramma nijsseni Kullander, 1979 (Piotr Koba)

New cichlid pictures:
Coptodon flavus, Pair guarding spawn Lake Bermin (Adrian Indermaur)
Coptodon flavus, Pair in Lake Bermin (Adrian Indermaur)
Coptodon flavus, Fry in Lake Bermin (Adrian Indermaur)
Coptodon flavus, Pair in Lake Bermin (Adrian Indermaur)
Coptodon flavus, Pair with fry in Lake Bermin (Adrian Indermaur)




*08-Jul-2017


*07-Jul-2017



*05-Jul-2017

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New cichlid pictures:
Metriaclima phaeos, Female in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Metriaclima phaeos, Male in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)



*02-Jul-2017