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


What is new?

*14-Aug-2018





*09-Aug-2018



*06-Aug-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Herichthys labridens, Adult in Media Luna spring (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys labridens, Pair breeding in Media Luna spring (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*05-Aug-2018

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Updated species profile for:
Tomocichla tuba (Meek, 1912) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*04-Aug-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Herichthys bartoni, Female with fry in Charco Azul (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys bartoni, Male in Charco Azul (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys bartoni, Spawn in Charco Azul (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Herichthys bartoni, Female with her spawn in Charco Azul (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*03-Aug-2018




*30-Jul-2018

New habitat pictures:
Panuco: Tamasopo River, Aereal view of the Tamul waterfalls (Juan Miguel Artigas Herrera)

*29-Jul-2018



*26-Jul-2018

New habitat pictures:
Panuco: Tamasopo River, Aereal view of the waterfalls (Juan Miguel Artigas Herrera)
Panuco: Tamasopo River, Aereal view of the waterfalls (Juan Miguel Artigas Herrera)
Panuco: Tamasopo River, Aereal view of the waterfalls (Juan Miguel Artigas Herrera)
Panuco: Tamasopo River, Aereal view of the waterfalls (Juan Miguel Artigas Herrera)
Panuco: Tamasopo River, Aereal view of the waterfalls (Juan Miguel Artigas Herrera)

*25-Jul-2018

New habitat pictures:
Panuco: Pago-Pago, Waterfalls at Pago-Pago (Juan Miguel Artigas Herrera)
Panuco: Pago-Pago, Waterfalls at Pago-Pago (Juan Miguel Artigas Herrera)



*22-Jul-2018

New habitat pictures:
Panuco: Choy River, Aereal view of Taninul spring (Juan Miguel Artigas Herrera)
Panuco: Choy River, Aereal view of Taninul spring (Juan Miguel Artigas Herrera)





*16-Jul-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Tahuantinsuyoa chipi, Freshly collected adult (Oldřich Říčan)

*15-Jul-2018


*14-Jul-2018




*11-Jul-2018


*10-Jul-2018

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Three new species of Geophagus from eastern Brazil are described

Three new species of Geophagus of the G. brasiliensis group, the three of them endemic to coastal rivers in eastern Brazil have been described by the Brazilian ichthyologists José L. Mattos and Wilson Costa in the journal ... more



*08-Jul-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Bujurquina oenolaemus, Freshly collected adult (Oldřich Říčan)
Bujurquina oenolaemus, Freshly collected adult (Oldřich Říčan)



*05-Jul-2018







*29-Jun-2018








*22-Jun-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Paraneetroplus bulleri, Group feeding in the current (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Mayaheros beani, Female with fry (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)





*17-Jun-2018







*11-Jun-2018

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Diagnoses for all Laetacara species published

A paper by the Brazilian ichthyologist Felipe P. Ottoni has been recently published in the journal Vertebrate Zoology presenting comprehensive diagnoses for all the species of the south American cichlid genus Laetacara. Diagnoses are based on ... more


New cichlid pictures:
Eretmodus marksmithi, Adult at Hapa Ingii Fara (Ad Konings)
Julidochromis marlieri, Adult at Mkuyu (Ad Konings)
exLamprologus brevis, Pairs at Mkuyu (Ad Konings)
exLamprologus brevis, Pair at Mkuyu (Ad Konings)
exLamprologus brevis, Male at Mkuyu (Ad Konings)


*09-Jun-2018

Haprochromis sp. 'Ile des cochons' included in the catalog

Based on Oliver Lucanus (2018) account on this potentially new species, we have included it in the cichlid catalog with a character of potentially undescribed, so future references to this form can be addressed to its own record (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


New cichlid pictures:
Pterophyllum altum, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Pterophyllum altum, Group in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Pterophyllum altum, Portrait in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Pterophyllum altum, Adult in the aquarium (Patrick Tawil)
Pterophyllum altum, Portrait of an adult (Patrick Tawil)
Haplochromis sp. 'ile des cochons', Male in the aquarium (Oliver Lucanus)

Added index of:
Cichlid News Magazine V. 27(3) (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

*08-Jun-2018






*03-Jun-2018

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Updated species profile for:
Bujurquina vittata (Heckel, 1840) (Rico Morgenstern)

New cichlid pictures:
Mayaheros urophthalmus, Freshly collected adult (Michi Tobler)
Cribroheros robertsoni, Freshly collected adult (Michi Tobler)
Petenia splendida, Freshly collected adult (Michi Tobler)


*01-Jun-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Vieja melanura, Freshly collected adult (Michi Tobler)
Vieja heterospila, Freshly collected adult (Michi Tobler)
Vieja heterospila, Freshly collected adult (Michi Tobler)

Added index of:
Tanganika Magazyn V. 22 (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)


*30-May-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Cincelichthys pearsei, Adult in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Vieja bifasciata, Male in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New graphic:
Illustration: Tyrannochromis macrostoma, Adult (Dave Voorvelt)

*29-May-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Amphilophus citrinellus, Male in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Amphilophus citrinellus, Adult in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Amphilophus citrinellus, Adult in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New graphic:
Illustration: Tropheops tropheops, Male from Thumbi West (Dave Voorvelt)
Illustration: Tropheops tropheops, Male from Thumbi West (Dave Voorvelt)
Illustration: Tropheops tropheops, Female from Zimbawe (Dave Voorvelt)


*27-May-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Cichlasoma dimerus, Adult in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Cichlasoma dimerus, Adult in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New graphic:
Illustration: Tropheops sp. 'mumbo', Female from Mumbo (Dave Voorvelt)

*26-May-2018


*25-May-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Vieja zonata, Male in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Vieja zonata, Pair in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New graphic:
Illustration: Tropheops sp. 'lilac', Male from Mumbo (Dave Voorvelt)

*24-May-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Herichthys deppii, Portrait of an adult (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Vieja breidohri, Adult in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Vieja melanura, Adult in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Vieja melanura, Male in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New graphic:
Illustration: Tropheops sp. 'gracilior nankumba', Female from Otter Island (Dave Voorvelt)
Illustration: Tropheops sp. 'gracilior nankumba', Male from Otter Island (Dave Voorvelt)


*22-May-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Chuco microphthalmus, Male in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Maskaheros argenteus, Adult in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Maskaheros argenteus, Adult in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New graphic:
Illustration: Tropheops microstoma, Female from Thumbi West (Dave Voorvelt)
Illustration: Tropheops microstoma, Male from Thumbi West (Dave Voorvelt)



*19-May-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Thorichthys aureus, Male in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Trichromis salvini, Male in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Vieja bifasciata, Male in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Vieja bifasciata, Pair in the aquarium (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)
Vieja bifasciata, Pair preparing spawn (Juan Miguel Artigas Azas)

New graphic:
Illustration: Tramitichromis variabilis, Adult (Dave Voorvelt)

*18-May-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Haplochromis scheffersi, Male in the aquarium (Oliver Lucanus)

New graphic:
Illustration: Tramitichromis intermedius, Adult (Dave Voorvelt)
Illustration: Tramitichromis intermedius, Male from Senga Bay (Dave Voorvelt)

*17-May-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Haplochromis rubescens, Male in the aquarium (Oliver Lucanus)

New graphic:
Illustration: Taeniolethrinops praeorbitalis, Female from SE arm (Dave Voorvelt)
Illustration: Taeniolethrinops praeorbitalis, Male (Dave Voorvelt)

*16-May-2018

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New cichlid pictures:
Haplochromis vittatus, Male in the aquarium (Oliver Lucanus)

New graphic:
Illustration: Taeniolethrinops furcicauda, Subadult from Chintheche (Dave Voorvelt)