A little bit of kiss, a little bit of romance, but an enormous amount of determination to raise their youngsters.
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Aequidens pallidus, also known as “Doublespot acara” were our guests for two months. The two fish stayed here, because the fish tank of a good friend was not ready yet. Since his aquarium is finished, the fish returned to him.
We hope to cover an article on his impressive new aquarium very soon.
A tank with the dimensions of 100x45x40 was available for this project. The three key points for this tank were: low-maintenance, natural look and low-tech.
Since I am a cichlidophile, there were no other options than (dwarf) cichlids to stock this tank. Normally I am not that attracted to “predatorish” fish, but I wanted to give it a chance this time. (more…)
A group of five young Chuco microphthalmus is added to the Central American tank. The fish are approximately 7-10 cm , but can grow up to a size of 25 cm (SL). (more…)