25d. Perchlike fishes (4): South American Dwarf Cichlids (114)

  • 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 […]

  • 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)