From a tributary of the Rio Itapicuru (Maranhão, northeastern Brazil) comes Corydoras vittatus NIJSSEN 1971, an often-overlooked Corydoras, of which one reads and hears far too seldom. Continue reading
Nach coronabedingten Absagen in den Jahren zuvor konnte am 12. und 13. November 2022 die dritte Auflage des Salmlersymposiums stattfinden. Continue reading
The tetra symposium has always been held in Ahrbergen in Lower Saxony (Germany), which is the way it used to be. This time, however, you can even attend from home. Continue reading
Cactus Plecos of the genus Pseudacanthicus enjoy great popularity. Continue reading
One of the barbs I got from Thomas TILLMANN (Hobbyzoo Duisburg) is Osteochilus vittatus. In the first three days after arriving in Kiel I was neither able to take photos nor even to try to identify the species.
Die Rüssel- oder Pferdekopfschmerle (Acantopsis sp.) gehört zu den alten Bekannten in der Aquaristik. Meist werden unter der Bezeichnung Acantopsis choirorhynchos verschiedene Arten angeboten, die sich in ihrem Verhalten nicht sonderlich unterscheiden. Continue reading
BSSW-T-shirts still available! Continue reading
At the 1st International L-Number-Days in 2009, Johannes LEUENBERGER reported for the first time on the successful reproduction of the ever-popular “golden nugget”. In the following years, aquarists tried again and again, but mostly unsuccessfully. Until 2021, when the Bellenz Fish Farm was able to report another success. The Bellenz Fish Farm is known for outstanding breeding successes (Scobinancistrus aureatus, L 368, Pseudacanthicus spp. etc.) and has already lectured about this at numerous IG BSSW events. Continue reading