25. Perchlike fishes (641)

  • Apistogramma sp. Maulbrüter

    Apistogramma sp. MOUTHBREEDER

    6. July 2007

    It was quite a big surprise to find a mouthbrooder in the well known genus Apistogramma ! The peruvian species is not yet described scientifically. It grows to a size of about 8 cm, which is pretty big for a “dwarf cichlid”. This species is still quite rare in the trade and thatfor pretty expensive.(Photo […]

  • Mesonauta insignis

    Mesonauta insignis

    6. July 2007

    This cichlid, which is growing up to approx. 20cm is living along the catchment area of the Orinoco, whereit mostly lives in slowly flowing or even standing waters. You often find it right in front of the shore, where it inhabits the upper water layer. Regarding the nutrition M. insignis is totally uncomplicated, because these […]

  • Channa spec. „Sumatra“

    6. July 2007

    About this Channa species we do not know too much. It originates from Sumatra and we are not able to classify this species on the basis of its youth colouring. Probably their final size lies within the range of 30 – 40cm. If one is ready to slur over its enormous appetite and decides for […]

  • 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 […]

  • Geophagus crassilabris

    Geophagus crassilabris

    6. July 2007

    Very large animals, up to 20 cm, came to us from Colombia. These beautiful fish came as well from the Rio Chacu. These eartheaters live in nature in a habitat of moderately flowing streams and rivers. Remarkably for this group of eartheaters is the way they breed their eggs, not as normally in the throat […]

  • Satanopera acuticeps

    Satanopera acuticeps

    6. July 2007

    Normally the durable care of Satanopera acuticeps is only possible in soft and sour pH-value. But as it was finally successful to breed this eartheater inside the aquarium, it could be that the bred ones are easier to keep and even easier to breed. So far the breeding was possible furthermore only in soft (< […]

  • Discus „Red Inferno/Rio Moju“

    6. July 2007

    Only one example of at present in extraordinarily good quality arriving Diskus is the “Red Inferno” variant coming from the Rio Moju. On their fins and flanks the animals show a strongly red-orange basic colour, which stands in beautiful contrast to the bluish green wave pattern. The icing on the cake are their cherry-red eyes, […]

  • Gymnochanda filamentosa

    6. July 2007

    This glass perchlet is a rare inhabitant in German aquaria. This species originates from Malaysia and Singapore. The male from G. filamentosa is easily distinguished from other Chanda species by the elongated fin rays of the dorsal and anal fins. The maintenance of these fish is not very complicated and a bit of salt added […]

  • Eretmodus cyanostictus „Kigoma“

    6. July 2007

    Eretmodus cyanostictus is among the group of cichlids called gobies. Gobies only occur naturally in the surge habitat of Lake Tanganjika, which is the upper meter of the water at the shoreline. They unique in that their swim bladder is non-functional, meaning that when they’re not swimming, they drop to the bottom like a rock. […]