Fish archives (2490)

  • Glyptoperichthys joselimaianus L 1, L 22

    6. July 2007

    Glyptoperichthys joselimaianus the “White Spot – Glycopterichthys” originates from the Rio Araguaia, one of the main tributaries of the Rio Tocantins in Brazil. There it inhabits different habitats, it was found e.g. on deadwood and also on flooded meadows. Natural water conditions (white water) do not have to be copied for maintenance, L 1 are […]

  • Panaque spec.

    6. July 2007

    June 2006: Just freshly arrived! Also for „old stagers“ there are again and again genuine surprises with us. In a shipment from Peru we received today several particularly delicate Loricariids, which represent a petite alternative to the frequently maintained Hypancistrus species. However their size of (50 – 70 cm) probably exceeds the possibilities of most […]

  • Pelvicachromis taeniatus „Lokundje“

    6. July 2007

    From Pelvicachromis taeniatus are numerous variants and local forms existing in the western parts of Africa. One of the most beautiful variants is surely Pelvicachromis taeniatus „Lokundje “(a river in the south of Cameroon). At the moment we can offer very beautiful breds from the same breeder as the already introduced Apistogramma agassizi „Fire Red […]

  • Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda

    Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda

    6. July 2007

    Horseshoe crabs are rightfully described as living fossils, because their ancesters populated the warm flat seas about 500 million years ago.The description of the horseshoe crab is misleading because their next relatives are arachnids and not the crabs. The Moluccan-horseshoe crab that is being presented, comes from southeast Asia and lives in coastal ranges from […]

  • Barbus congicus

    6. July 2007

    The Congo Barb is a rarely traded ornamental fish. As you can see by their name Barbus congicus originates from the Congo river in Central Africa. With a length of 7 – 8 cm it belongs to the medium sized barbs and should, according to its vivaciousness, not be maintained in to small aquariums. With […]

  • 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 […]

  • Procambarus clarkii „Orange”

    Procambarus clarkii „Orange”

    6. July 2007

    Procambarus clarkii „Orange” is a very attractive breeding form of the well-known “ Louisiana-swamp lobster”. For a long time lobsters of the genus Procambarus where not the favourites of aquarists. However in recent years more and more aquarium hobbyists are getting interested in these harnessed creatures. Concerning their interesting behaviour, their growth rates and their […]

  • 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)

  • Boleophthalmus boddarti

    Boleophthalmus boddarti

    1. July 2007

    These beautiful mudskippers from West Bengal (India) are somewhat sensitive and are therefore only occasionally imported. A well-established brackwater aquarium with a water level between 5-10 cm is needed for the successful keeping of these fish. When water conditions are not kept optimally these fish will soon suffer from signs of intoxication. All mudskippers need […]

  • Boulengerella cuvieri

    Boulengerella cuvieri

    1. July 2007

    From Venezuela we could import Boulengerella cuvieri, a in the entire Amazon area spread species. In its habitat this up to 1 m long and 6 kg growing characin inhabits different water types. There it can be found mostly in fast flowing waters, where it lurks behind obstacles such as rocks and trunks on booty. […]