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  1. General Aquaria Discussion
    Crenicichla dandara, female (A) and juvenile (B). Photos by Oliver Lucanus/Publication Formerly known as Crenicichla sp. 'Xingu III', the newest described pike cichlid has been named Crenicichla dandara. This species is a member of the lugubris group, the largest-sized pike cichlids. C. dandara...
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    Crenicichla ploegi. Male (left) and female (right). Photo by Marcelo Krause A new species of pike cichlid, Crenicichla ploegi, has been recently described. This species can be found in streams and rivers of the Mato Grosso State in central Brazil. C. ploegi is part of the Crenicichla saxatilis...
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    An amazing video of the Liquid Rainbow River of Colombia by Ivan Mikolji. The Liquid Rainbow River, or Caño Cristales, runs through an isolated mountain range in the center of Colombia. For a brief period each year the river explodes with colors ranging from reds, pinks and yellows thanks to...
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    Vinny Kutty The third speaker profiled for this year's American Cichlid Convention is Vinny Kutty. If you are into Crenicichla, aka pike cichlids, then you probably recognize the name. Vinny has kept pike cichlids for decades and several of his articles can be found in the South American Pikes...
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    Drawing of Wallace's Pike Cichlid c.1852. Originally collected in 1852, Wallace's Pike Cichlid died during transport to England. It wasn't until 160 years later that the specimen collected in the upper Rio ***** was identified from its drawings. The new species name of the 160 year-old mystery...
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    Crenicichla tuca (top) and Crenicichla tapii (botton). Photo from publication . A recent published paper has described two new Crenicichla species from the Iguazu River in South America. Crenicichla are commonly known as pike cichlids and depending on the species, can range in size from a few...
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    Crenicichla anamiri from the Xingu river in northern Brazil. Photo by Leandro Sousa in publication. A new species of Crenicichla had been described in a recent publication. Crenicichla anamiri is the eleventh species of Crenicichla described from the Xingu river in northern Brazil. Its species...
  8. Illness, Health & Nutrition
    Crenicichla gillmorlisi. Photo by Walter A. Gill Morlis A. A new species of Crenicichla, aka pike cichlids, has been found in the Paraná river drainage of Paraguay. Crenicichla is a large genus with around 100 described species. These predatory fish make their homes in rivers, streams and ponds...
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