25d. Perchlike fishes (4): South American Dwarf Cichlids (109)

  • Apistogramma agassizi „Super Red“

    6. July 2007

    Another highlight in breeding effort presents Apistogramma agassizi “Super red”. It’s color allocation strongly recalls wild caught “Red tailed agassizis”, however all colors are evidently more intense toward wild caughts. Particularly the high red proportion and also the metallic body brilliance could considerablely be raised through a strict selection of the breeded species. (Photo F. […]

  • Nannacara spec. -Sourourou-

    6. July 2007

    From the Crique Sourourou in French Guyana originates this beautiful new Nannacara variant. We are pleased to be able to offer some offspring to you. According to information of an experienced Nannacara specialist their maintenance is unproblematic, even in middle hard water. The breed however succeeds only in soft and sour water according to their […]

  • Apistogramma sp. Tefé 1 – Gold

    Apistogramma sp. Tefé 1 – Gold

    6. July 2007

    The first golden animals were found among a bred shoal of young, approx. 14 days old Apistogramma sp. Tefé 1. From them a breeding phylum for further generations of Golden Apistogramma developed. Their growth is plainly slower than the growth of the normal Apistogramma sp. Tefé 1 and their breeding is generally more difficult. Their […]

  • Apistogramma agassizii ,,Abacaxis“

    Apistogramma agassizii ,,Abacaxis“

    6. July 2007

    The fish in this picture shows the beautiful A. agassizii colour morph from the Rio Abacaxis, which lies in the middle part of the Amazon River in Brasil. Recently a number of new varieties are introduced to the hobby, originating from breeding as well as import of local colour morphs. We can only hope that […]

  • Biotoecus sp. „Tapajos – New“

    Biotoecus sp. „Tapajos – New“

    6. July 2007

    For quite a while Aquarium Glaser imports this dwarfcichlid regularly from Rio Tapajos in Brasil. This Cichlids, which only get approx. 4-5cm can be kept in pairs in smaller aquariums from 50 ltr and up already. If the aquarium is bigger, a larger group can be brought in, but in doing so a slightly surplus […]

  • Apistogramma agassizii „Fire Red“

    6. July 2007

    September 2006: Few days ago we received a delivery of fishes from a well-known German breeder. The here introduced Apistogramma agassizi „Fire Red “increases the heartbeat of each Apistogramma fan. The strong red of the caudal -, dorsal – and anal fin forms a fantastic contrast with the blue-yellow body colouring and a dark longitudinal […]

  • Nannacara adoketa

    Nannacara adoketa

    6. July 2007

    In 1993 Kullander & Prada-Pedreros described Nannacara adoketa. The species name of these cichlids relates to the unexpected occurrence in Rio Negro in Brasil. Full-grown males can be easily distinguished from the smaller females, which additionally are stronger coloured than the males. The German name describes the special colouring of these dwarf cichlids. For the […]

  • Apistogramma cacatuoides -Mega Red-

    6. July 2007

    December 2006: Freshly arrived: perhaps the most beautiful selection of Apistogramma cacatuoides . Here everything is really correct. The intensity of the colouring, the fins and body form are simply perfect. In addition an outstanding vitality is reached by nearly exclusive feeding with living food. They originate from a german breeder, where a selection over […]

  • Apistogramma diplotaenia

    2. July 2007

    Something for the gourmet! So Apistogramma diplotaenia could be entitled. They are rare preciousnesses, which do not attract attention by violent colours. Their attraction is based on tender pastel colours and the knowledge that one maintains somewhat very special. (Photo F. Schäfer, Text K. Diehl)