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  1. General Aquaria Discussion
    Kohda et al. Images from publication. (CCAL) A new research article has come up with some interesting finding in facial recognition by cichlids. The experiments were conducted with Neolamprologus pulcher, a schooling cichlid from Lake Tanganyika. The study found that when presented with images...
  2. General Aquaria Discussion
    Neolamprologus pulcher. Photo courtesy of Dave's Fish . It wasn't long after I started keeping cichlids that I started hearing about hormones and its effects on cichlids. Everything from stimulating breeding to restricting growth. One of the ideas was that a dominant fish could suppress the...
  3. Lake Tanganyika Species
    The Princess of Lake Tanganyika (Neolamprologus pulcher), a cichlid fish which is popular in home aquariums, are cooperatively breeding fish with a dominant breeding pair and several 'helper' fish that do not normally breed but instead assist with raising offspring. Helpers also play a crucial...
  4. Lake Tanganyika Species
    Photo Courtesy of Dave's Rare Aquarium Fish Researchers have found the the fish equivalent of oxytocin, a hormone associated with human love, drives social behavior in fish. Neolamprologus pulcher were used to study why some fish develop social behaviors while others live their lives in...
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