Fish archives (2778)

  • Rineloricaria sp. „Kolombien“

    Rineloricaria sp. „Colombia“

    6. July 2007

    A remarkable species which came in in one of our import from Colombia. These fishes also originate from the Rio Chacu in the northern tip of the country. Because of the many bristles of the male this species has been falsely determined as Rineloricaria latirostris. A comparison with the pictures (see Mergus Catfish Atlas Part […]

  • Ageneiosus vittatus

    6. July 2007

    July 2002: For the first time we could import Ageneiosus vittatus from Peru. Slopehead catfish of the genus Ageneiosus are particularly noticeable by its strongly flattened head. These predators can reach an overall length of 30 cm. For the maintenance large basins are necessary. A dark bottom, some stones and bogwood should be brought in […]

  • Trichomycterus alternatus

    6. July 2007

    One of the in the aquarium most easy to keep pencil catfishes is Trichomycterus alternatus. This species, originating from the Rio de Janeiro region, reaches an overall length of for 10cm and can be maintained in aquaria starting from 60cm length. These very shy fish, reminding in their appearance of our in Europe native Stone […]

  • Copella meinkeni

    6. July 2007

    At present Aquarium Glaser can offer some species of splash tetras, noticeable by a magnificent colouring is particularly Copella meinkeni. Each scale of these up to 6 cm long getting species is marked with a red spot. C. meinkeni origins from areas north of the Amazon, where it occurs in the basins of the Orinoko […]

  • Hyphessobrycon pyrrhonotus

    Bleeding heart

    6. July 2007

    Rotrücken-Kirschflecksalmler, Hyphessobrycon pyrrhonotus This beautiful tetra of the group of the bleeding hearts (three scientificly known kinds until now) is the last one, which was discovered. It was only described in 1993 and is the smallest of the group. The males have a long stretched back fin and a very beautiful and remarkable red back […]

  • Apistogramma cacatuoides -Mega Red-

    6. July 2007

    December 2006: Freshly arrived: perhaps the most beautiful selection of Apistogramma cacatuoides . Here everything is really correct. The intensity of the colouring, the fins and body form are simply perfect. In addition an outstanding vitality is reached by nearly exclusive feeding with living food. They originate from a german breeder, where a selection over […]

  • Biotoecus sp. „Tapajos – New“

    Biotoecus sp. „Tapajos – New“

    6. July 2007

    For quite a while Aquarium Glaser imports this dwarfcichlid regularly from Rio Tapajos in Brasil. This Cichlids, which only get approx. 4-5cm can be kept in pairs in smaller aquariums from 50 ltr and up already. If the aquarium is bigger, a larger group can be brought in, but in doing so a slightly surplus […]

  • Potamotrygon sp. „Mantilla ray“

    Potamotrygon sp. „Mantilla ray“

    6. July 2007

    This freshwater ray originates from Paraguay. The multitude of forms and colours never stops to amazes one. In the past the scientific description of freshwater rays used to be done according drawings without any conserved specimens from natural museum history collections. The classifications of live animals by such limited descriptions are almost impossible to make.(Photo: […]

  • Botia sp. „New Emperor“

    6. July 2007

    The ever first import of Botia sp. “New Emperor”, probably comes from the borderland of Burma/Thailand. It should appear in a decadal yearly rhythm in a large amount and can only be caught then. An area informed ichthyologist stated that transportation through bordering hilly regions can only be helped by small mopeds, where a slight […]

  • Yasuhikotakia sidthimunki

    6. July 2007

    From northern Thailand originates the Dwarf Loach formerly known as Botia sidthimunki. Since it is a rather small (6 cm) and very peaceful species, it represents an ideal member for an asiatic community tank. There it can be kept together e.g. with small representatives of the genera Danio, Rasbora and Microrasbora . One should always […]