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Gymnogeophagus in the Unheated Aquarium

Gymnogeophagus are often seen as tropical fish in the cichlid section throughout most of the areas they are offered in the aquarium hobby.  These cichlids are colorful and not particularly large. They are normally peaceful and very well suited for those beginning the hobby and for those wanting an easy …

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Tanganika Magazyn #17 Now Available

Tanganika Magazyn no. 17 is available from the editor The new issue of 104 pages contains several interesting articles on Lake Tanganyika cichlids and features around 230 pictures. From the content: Neolamprologus cylindricus is highlighted in a comprehensive article by Dr. Marta Mierzeńska. The latest data on the tribe Lamprologini …

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The Back to Nature Aquarium Background Series

The modern aquarium is making a strong movement towards less neon colored gravel and more towards natural looking biotopes.  It makes sense.  When we try to keep a piece of nature in our home we should make it look as close to the natural habitat as possible. The Back to …

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Treating Ich With Medication and No Heat Will Lower Stress

Ichthyophthirius multifiliis is an aquarium malady that many hobbyists experience at some point in the aquarium hobby.  The parasite shows as a number of small white dots on the body of the fish that resemble grains of salt.  Ich, also called white spot, reproduces quickly and spreads readily.  If not treated, …

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The Venerable Mattenfilter

Mattenfilters have been around since the 1950s in one form or another.  They have adapted slightly here and there to newer technology and ideas but the same principal applies.  They are efficient and easy to maintain for a large number of tanks.  They make a great system to use in …

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The Tiger Worm as a Fish and Terrarium Food

Raising earthworms is one of the easiest ways you can go green and reduce the amount of trash entering our landfills and water systems. Instead of throwing your kitchen scraps in the garbage can or down the sink disposal simply feed them to your worms! And if you enjoy gardening …

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The Central Scene Magazine #7 Out Now

The Central Scene issue #7 is out now.  The Central Scene North and Central American Cichlid Keeping Magazine is filled with photographs and information for aquarium keepers interested in cichlids from that region of the world. New world cichlids offer a fascinating look into the aquarium hobby and the natural world.  This magazine pulls …

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Cichlids of Poza Rica de Hidalgo

On the way back to Mexico City from a trip to the northern part of Mexico Dieter Duehring crossed the Poza Rica de Hidalgo in the Mexican state of Vera Cruz.  It is situated along the eastern edge of Mexico in the coastal plain of the Gulf of Mexico. Dieter …

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Caves Branch River Belize Underwater Video

Here is a video a couple minutes long showing the crystal clear water of Caves Branch river in Belize.  We are uncertain who posted it but Milli Metern shared it on Vimeo.  Take a moment and watch these beautiful underwater scenes with tetras, cichlids, and more swimming around in their …

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