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
There is a new BSSW shirt, the 2021 Edition. 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
These fragile-looking loricariids look like smaller representatives of the stick-catfish of the genus Farlowella and are known to only a few aquarium hobbyists. Continue reading
taken from report 01/2018
The genus Mesonoemacheilus contains quite attractive loaches, of which the species M. triangularis, M. guentheri and M. petrubanarescui have been imported so far. A short compilation with illustrations of the species can be found in SEIDEL (2012). M. triangularis, for which the name Batik loach has been established, is probably the most attractive species of the genus. Continue reading