Fish archives (2347)

  • Hyphessobrycon takasei

    Hyphessobrycon takasei

    6. July 2007

    ++ Wild collected Hyphessobrycon takasei currently (December 2010) arrived ++ After seeing and purchasing this beautiful tetra from the under Amazonas basin (Amapá area) at AQUARIUM GLASER for the first time, we were not sure in the beginning, if it is definitely Hy. takasei, because its shoulder spot seemed a little to small to us. […]

  • 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 […]

  • Aplocheilichthys katangae

    6. July 2007

    From the Katanga province of the Congo we recieved Aplocheilichtys katangae. These non seasonal killies have a large distribution area in the central southern Africa. There they inhabit shallow, overgrown brooks and ponds. Their maximum size is approximately 6 cm. They feed on small water insects and crustaceans in tanks they can be fed with […]

  • Brienomyrus niger

    6. July 2007

    From the south of the Sahare located river basins of the Senegal-, Gambia-, Niger-, Volta River and the White Nile origins Brienomyrus niger. There they inhabit densly vegetated zones and migrate during the spawning season onto the floodplains. They are able to orient themselves by their electrical receptors. As all mormyrids they own electrical organs […]

  • Notropis chrosomus

    Notropis chrosomus

    6. July 2007

    (21.Jan.2008) Rainbow Shiner, that is what they are called! We have this dream in limited numbers available. They are really easy to keep and grows up to 6cm. They do not demand special water conditions, but they should be kept in water which is rich of oxygen. Their origin is Northamerica. You can find them […]

  • Pseudophallus mindii

    6. July 2007

    Pseudophallus mindii is a short snouted pipefish, which reached us as a by-catch in two exemplars. Their distribution contains central and tropical South America, where it is found predominantly in freshwater habitats. Adults were caught from estuaries and mangrove areas too, while planktonic juveniles have been collected well offshore at sea. As other pipefishes and […]

  • Discherodontus ashmeadi

    6. July 2007

    The redtail barb Discherodontus ashmeadi originating from the tropical Southeast Asia can reach an overall length of up to 14cm. As habitat Mekong and Meklong are indicated. In their appearance the dark dorsal fin mark, as well as the strongly red markings of the caudal fin are particularly noticeable. In their habitat they inhabit brooks […]

  • Cheirodon spec. „Gold Neon“

    6. July 2007

    At present we can offer some Cardinals of the variety „Gold Neon“. This is one of some more in the wild rarely existing colour forms of Cheirodon axelrodi. Actually it is not clear whether this colour forms are distinct species or varieties of the cardinal. At the “Gold Neon” the blue colour strip is replaced […]

  • Hyphessobrycon bifasciatus

    6. July 2007

    The Yellow Tetra originates like its close related Von Rio Tetra from coastal rivers in southeast Brazil. With its pretty yellow basic colour it forms a beautiful contrast to it and other reddish characin species. As a schooling fish the Yellow Tetra should be kept only in larger swarms. Particularly in not too brightly lit […]

  • 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 […]