25g. Perchlike fishes (7): Remaining groups (46)

  • Coreoperca cf. liui

    26. April 2016

    For the first time ever we obtained this interesting freshwater perch from southern China. The genera Coreoperca and Siniperca contain altogether 14 species. They are thought to be close relatives of the groupers (Serranidae), but are placed in a family on their own, the Sinipercidae. The fish were shipped under the name of Coreoperca kawamebari; […]

  • Parambassis siamensis

    21. March 2016

    Formerly this species of glass perch was the most common found in the trade. It has a very wide distribution through Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. However, Parambassis siamensis was most often mis-identified and traded under the name “Chanda wolfi”. P. siamensis is very similar to the Indian species P. ranga. Both are distinguished by […]

  • Elassoma evergladei

    18. January 2016

    The pygmy sunfish, Elassoma evergladei, is a real classic among the dwarfs. Many generations of hobbyists already enjoyed keeping and breeding the tiny species. It is best kept in a small single species tank that should not be heated. For our customers: the fish have code 404603 on our stocklist. Please note that we exclusively […]

  • Scatophagus

    29. September 2015

    Tiny scats Scats (Scatophagus) spawn in the sea. The juveniles enter brackish water zones after their development in the plankton. From the mouths of the rivers they migrate often far inland. In India currently this migration starts and we received from there charming scat babies of 1-1.5 cm length. Juvenile scats show their realtionship: the […]

  • Maccullochella peelii

    21. September 2015

    Who ever looked for a really extraordinary fish as a pet will find it in this species. M. peelii is the largest freshwater fish of Australia. The popular name of Maccullochella peelii is “Murray Cod”, after the Murray River. The average length of adults is about 60 cm and 2-3 kg weight; but the largest […]

  • Toxotes blythii

    31. July 2014

    This archer fish that lives exclusively in freshwater originates from Burma. It has been discovered as early as 1860 and received its correct scientific name in 1892. Since then it has not been found anymore. Only in 2004 the first specimens appeared in the international trade and were celebrated as a sensation. These first specimens […]

  • Monodactylus argenteus

    20. January 2014

    Are you planning already your tanks for the upcoming year? Maybe you try a brackish water tank? A large aquarium with a school of monos (Monodactylus argenteus) is a real eyecatcher and a perfect opportunity to learn about all the other interesting species that like it a bit salty. Text & photos: Frank Schäfer

  • Omobranchus zebra

    11. November 2013

    Once more we could import this charming freshwater blennie. For more information on the species, please see http://www.aquariumglaser.de/en/news/Omobranchus_zebra_en/ For our customers: the fish have code 439742 on our stocklist. Please note that we exclusively supply the wholesale trade. Text & photos: Frank Schäfer

  • Datnioides microlepis

    Datnioides microlepis

    16. July 2013

    Finally we were able to import once more the most beautiful species of tiger perch, the Indonesian Tiger Fish. These large growing predators can reach a maximum length around 50 cm and are wonderful show fish for large aquaria. But our imports are still young, 4-6 cm long. There are two populations of this perch, […]

  • Etroplus canarensis

    19. September 2012

    Only three kinds of cichlids are found in Asia, all of them belong to the species Etroplus. But many scientists believe that Etroplus are closer to damsels than to cichlids. However, all three kinds are marvelous aquarium fish. Two of them, E.macultus and E. suratensis are wide spread. There was no trace of E. canarensis […]