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Tyttocharax cochui

In 1949 W. LADIGES introduced a new dwarf characin in the hobby magazine Wochenschrift für Aquarien- und Terrarienkunde under the heading “Drei unbestimmte Neuheiten” (Three unidentified new species). A year later he formally scientifically described the species as Microbrycon cochui....
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Tanganyika Clowns

Tanganyika Clowns
Lake Tanganyika in the heart of Africa is a vast aquarium. The fish-enthusiast visitor will  encounter the first cichlids in the surf and in the barely ankle-deep water of the shore zone, which – at least in the southern part...
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The Indian Star Tortoise

Indian Star Tortoise
The Indian Star Tortoise, Geochelone elegans, is regarded as one of the loveliest tortoises occurring in India and adjacent countries. It has long been a firm favorite with terrarium enthusiasts, but it is only recently that it has been bred...
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