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03-09-2014, 07:28 PM #1
A new dwarf came in a news letter... thought id share
Laetacara araguaiae "Buckelkopf" has only been in the hobby for a short time, but it has quickly become very popular with fans of dwarf cichlids. With a full grown adult size of just under an inch and a half and a reputation for being peaceful with other species of fish, it's really no surprise. Pairing this with the amazing colors of a nuptial male offers a nearly ideal dwarf cichlid for a small South American community tank. The little Buckelkopf is an oval fish with a rounded snout and caudal fin. Males show an absolutely dazzling coloration - a steel-grey face and dorsal edge fade towards the rear and belly of the fish to bright electric blue. This is overlain by vivid golden stripes and spots along the lateral line and a golden colored eye. Their fins are marked brilliantly with electric blue spots and blotches over gilded yellow with thick black outlines. Females are much paler with significantly less color, but their presence prompts the males to show their loveliest colors.
If you want to purchase: http://www.aquabid.com/cgi-bin/aucti...ids&1394756030
Note: this is not my work nor do I make any money or am sponsored by this shop, I am just sharing informations from the Wet Spot news letter and hoping to spread new species in the hobby. All credits to them
Last edited by Sandz; 03-09-2014 at 07:40 PM.
03-09-2014, 07:33 PM #2
That is a very beautiful dwarf cichlid
- 20 gallon: Posh shrimp tank:2 panda taiwan bee shrimp, 14 F1 hybrid bee shrimps and 30 taitibee
- 15 gallon:High tech planted tank with 7 forktail rainbow fish, 4 horned nerite snails and red cherry shrimp
03-09-2014, 07:36 PM #3
03-09-2014, 07:37 PM #4
I saw those also, they're gorgeous little fish. I'd definitely purchase some if my two tanks weren't already stocked with a dwarf cichlid.My 10 Gallon Aquarium Journal
20 Gallon: 1x Mikrogeophagus ramirezi, 10x Nannostomus beckfordi
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03-09-2014, 07:43 PM #5
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03-09-2014, 08:03 PM #7
Do you mean this fish is new for The Wet Spot, or this is a different color morph or something? I guess it's still relatively new but this fish has been around a few years now.
This is the same fish right?
http://www.cichlid-forum.com/phpBB/v...c.php?t=239573People say if you can't say something nice then don't say anything at all... Then they wonder why am I so quiet.
Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.
I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
A moderator on a fish forum should be able to identify an oscar... Don't you think?
03-09-2014, 08:06 PM #8
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