Fish archives (2347)

  • Hypancistrus spec. L 340

    Hypancistrus spec. L 340

    6. July 2007

    Freshly arrived from Colombia: the Megaclown L 340. We can offer one of the most beautiful and at the same time most variable Hypancistrus “species” in very good quality. The animals already reached maturity, so that the outstanding contrast should remain. In their requirements for maintenance they do not differ from their Brazilian cousins, warm, […]

  • Sewellia lineolata

    6. July 2007

    Sewellia lineolata belongs surely to the most attractive hillstream loaches. Their origin is the of the Mekong basin in China, Viet Nam and Cambodia. There they inhabit fast flowing water sections with rapids and riffles. In the aquarium they like it not to hot a heater is not necessary for their well-being. As day-active insecteaters […]

  • Acipenser ruthenus

    6. July 2007

    The Sterlett is a smaller sturgeon species from Eastern Europe, it origins in tributaries of the Black and of the Kaspian Sea. It occurs in the Danube, where it ascended in former times up to Ulm, today there are occasionally catches up to Passau. Their shape and swimming behavior reminds on sharks, but there is […]

  • Tetraodon baileyi

    Tetraodon baileyi

    6. July 2007

    (05.Feb.2008) At present we can offer Tetraodon baileyi in an outstanding constitution and by pair! Please note that the females do not show any fluffs. The cute appearance of T.baileyi, originates from the Mekong river system in Indochina, should however not hide their predatory character, since they can “clear up” in a “community aquarium” enormously. […]

  • Crenicichla spec. ITAPEMIRIM

    Crenicichla spec. ITAPEMIRIM

    6. July 2007

    We received this extremely colorful species of Crenicichla from the southeastern part of Brazil. In adults the sexes can be distinguished quite easily. Females (see main photo) have an ocellus in the dorsal fin which is missing in males (see additional photo). Moreover, in males the deep red spots are scattered over the body, whereas […]

  • Pterophyllum altum

    6. July 2007

    The new season began, Pterophyllum altum (Orinoco) is available again. Deep Angels can reach 20cm length and up to 35cm in height. This has to be considered with the tank purchase, it should have a height of at least 70cm. A decoration with large bogwood, provides structure and retreat possibilities for them. Since they are […]

  • Ceylonthelphusa kandanbyi

    6. July 2007

    The leopard crab Ceylonthelphusa kandanbyi represents an attractive addition to the offered crustaceans. This 1999 scientifically described species originates from Sri Lanka where it is found in the Bentota river system. According to statement of our supplier the animals were caught in the proximity of Mathugama city a town in the western part of Sri […]

  • Devario pathirana

    6. July 2007

      We received this endemic kind, which was only specified in the late 1980s, from Sri Lanka. Devario (formerly: Danio) pathirana exclusively occurs in a small area in Sri Lanka. Their final size is 8cm, they are easy to keep and their breeding is no problem either. This species is as demanding as the far […]

  • Tanichthys albonubes „Gold“

    6. July 2007

    Tanichthys albonubes “Gold” is a selection of the well-known White Cloud or White Cloud Mountain Minnow. They were imported since the end of the 30's of the past century and were called at that time “Working Man's Neon” or the “Poor Man's Neon”. This referred on the one hand to its attractive colouring, otherwise it […]

  • Diskus „Wild Lago Inanum“

    Diskus „Wild Lago Inanum“

    6. July 2007

    This very beautiful discus fish is traded as well under the name „Semi Royal Blue“. Wild caught discus fish are just beautiful! It is remarkable that still new wild type varieties are found and imported. Wild caught discus fish will not be feeling themselves well if not kept under optimal conditions. This malcontent will be […]