Top Imports February 2017

As each month we present the most popular fish imports sponsored by Aquarium Glaser! Gnathocharax steindachneri In the natural habitat of the cardinal tetra food sources are very scarce. So it is really astonishing how many species can exist there....

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Hans-Albrecht Baensch is dead

Hans-Albrecht Baensch died on 2nd November 2016 at the age of 75. It is probably no exaggeration to say that the modern aquarium hobby is closely linked with the name of Baensch, so closely that it is difficult to imagine it without the Baensch family.

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Stargazer catfishes

The L-number catfishes or Loricariidae from South America are among the most popular and greatly prized catfishes for the aquarium. But to date even experienced aquarists have only very rarely had the opportunity to see a live member of the...

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Top Imports November 2016

As each month we present the most popular fish imports sponsored by Aquarium Glaser! Pipa parva The Dwarf Suriname Toad from Venezuela is a real rarity in aquaria. Aquarium Glaser has a breeder that is able to offer some specimens...

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Top Imports: October 2016

As each month we present the most popular fish imports sponsored by Aquarium Glaser! Nothobranchius eggersi We received another two gems that belong to a magnificent genus, eg varieties of N. eggersi. N. eggersi "Blue" was collected at Ukuni, wheras...

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Medicinal trees: The Common Alder

It is increasingly being recognized within the framework of close-to-nature fishkeeping that the maintenance and breeding of fishes, shrimps and other crustaceans, gastropods, bivalves, and aquatic plants goes better and is more satisfying the more closely it imitates the example...

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Top Imports: September 2016

First Place - Sternarchorhynchus from Peru The odd Sternarchorhynchus, number 1 of this months' imports, originates from Peru and belongs to the family Apteronotidae. The number of described species of Sternarchorhynchus has risen enormously in the past few years. Up...

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