South American Killies

Cynolebias: True annual killifish that require slightly different treatment than the East African Nothobranchius.

Neolamprologus tretocephalus - Male

Spawning Neolamprologus tretocephalus

Spawning Neolamprologus tretocephalus. A cichlid that can be kept in a mixed tank but becomes very aggressive during spawn and raising the fry.

Laetacara flavilabris with fry

Update: Laetacara genus redescribed

The diagnoses of Laetacara species is updated herein based on either character states outlined in their original descriptions, redescriptions, or found in examined material (both type and non-type material) and additional observed data. Information on distribution of Laetacara species is herein updated. A key for species identification including all known species of Laetacara is provided. New information […]

Rhinogobius maxillivirgatus - Male

New species: Rhinogobius maxillivirgatus

Rhinogobius maxillivirgatus is a newly described Goby species from China. They only live in a small tributary of the Changjiang River.

Brachyplatystoma vaillantii

Catfish: Understanding these scavengers

With more than 2200 species does the group of catfishes represent a large amount of different species some with the most extraordinary adaptions.

The Central Scene

The Central Scene – North & Central American Cichlid Keeping

Lee Nuttalls magazine The Central Cichlid unfortunately only saw 8 editions but provided lots of good quality information and images about North and Central American cichlids. The 8 editions can now be seen online as an ebook.