The Cichlids Yearbook Volume 1 (1) by Ad Konings PDF


By Ad Konings

ISBN-10: 3928457004

ISBN-13: 9783928457002

Approximately outdated international unique fish resembling the Tanganyikan Cichlids, Malawian Cichlids, Victorian Cichlids, West African Cichlids, principal American Cichlids, south American Cichlids, Cichlid upkeep and Cichlid literature.

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Juveniles are, in comparison to other predators of similar size, very small and slim. e. they frequently stop moving and search the area with their eyes only. Food must then be brought into their mouths to let them eat! At a size of about 23 cm they defend small feeding territories and quarrel among themselves. S. gracilis grows to a maximum size of about 25’cm and is in shape, coloration, and behavior a valuable addition to any large aquarium. 41 Otopharynx decorus (Trewavas, 1935) Ad Konings A male Otopharynx decorus taken at a depth of approximately 18 meters in Senga Bay.

But in his article (Cichlidae (BCA) Vol. 11, no. 3) he has made some conflicting statements that 36 need clarification. Konings writes (Cichlidae 11 (3): p. 73) “The socalled Black-belly is thus correctly named T. macrostoma”. But two paragraphs later “the species currently known as T. macrostoma should be correctly named T. nigriventer”. These are apparently mutually contradictory statements. In two publications that may be considered “current”, namely Lewis et al. (1986; p. 39) and Eccles & Trewavas (1989, p.

Moorii has been observed several times by different aquarists. They all noticed that as soon as the female had deposited some eggs they were fertilized by the male while they were still on the sand. The same sequence is also employed by P. annectens. Neither of the two species build a nest or any structure to indicate the spawning site. Although I have never observed Otopharynx selenurus from Senga Bay 32 any of these blue sanddwellers spawning in their natural environment, the courting behavior of the males indicates that spawning can take place at any site.

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