The cover for the May/June 2015 issue of AMAZONAS Magazine, featuring Water Trumpets (A Guide to the Cryptocorynes), Super Severums, New Rainbowfish and Zebra Otocoinclus.
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The Table of Contents for the May/June 2015 issue of AMAZONAS Magazine.
AMAZONAS Magazine Editor-In-Chief Hans-Georg Evers introduces the issue.
Aquatic Notebook kicks off by revisiting GloFish, which spark great debates with news of the latest release of new species in this controversial line of trademarked fishes.
Aquatic Notebook continues with Hans-Georg Ever’s look at three newly-described Rainbowfish species from the Bird’s Head Peninsula of West Papua, Indonesia.
Ingo Seidel proclaims: “The ‘Red Bruno’ finally has a name” and discusses the pleco formerly known as L137 in Aquatic Notebook.
Hans-Georg Evers tackles three new species of Indonesian Climbing Gobies, “Newly described Sicydiinae,” in the newest Aquatic Notebook.
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Maike Wilstermann-Hildebrand introduces “Water Trumpets: the Crypts,” which are winning plants for all aquariums.
Maike Wilstermann-Hildebrand and Cord Hildebrand journey into the wild to find “Cryptocorynes in Nature.”
Maike Wilstermann-Hildebrand discusses culture needs and husbandry tips for a wide selection of Rare Crypts.
Through the lens of Hadi Susilo, “Out of Java: A Passion For Crypts” takes us to a family-run nursery in Java which grows a number of Cryptocoryne species that will excite enthusiasts of rare aquarium plants.
Peter Dittrich introduces the natural diversity of wild Severums (and an aquarium strain) in his article “Super Heros.”
Jens Kühne reminds us of the “Forgotten Rasboras—the ‘golden ones’ from the south.”
Hans-Georg Evers takes us to Peru to investigate the habitat and behavior of armored catfishes in the article “Corydoras – Battle at Cheese Creek.”
Heiko Bleher travels to the difficult-to-reach and pristine Etna Bay in search of new rainbowfish species.
We have teased Steve Waldron’s heavily-planted vertical garden aquarium in a previous post of “The Tangled Bank.” The greatly anticipated article is now complete and ready to be explored!
Daniel Wewer travels to the Rio Yarapa in “The Search for Otocoinclus cocama” (widely known as the Zebra Oto in the aquarium trade), to learn more about its little-known wild habitat.
Introducing a small change this month; AMAZONAS Sr. Editor Matt Pedersen passes the “events calendar” torch to one of our newest staff members, Janine Banks, who is now in charge of compiling each AMAZONAS Magazine issue’s Aquarium Calendar. Janine also now handles our online calendar as well! Have an aquarium event? Send Janine an email to make sure we know about it!
Our Species Snapshots in this issue include Pyrrhulina spilota, Channa asiatica, Erromyzon kalotaenia, Balitoropsis leonardi, the undescribed Melanotaenia sp. “Sungai Sesey,” and Ophiocara porocephala. Learn more about them in the May/June 2015 edition of AMAZONAS Magazine.
As with every issue, Morrell “Mo” Devlin presents a pictorial wrap up in our Underwater Eye. What are these Pacus? You’ll have to read to find out.
We invite you to read this issue to understand why one AMAZONAS Magazine editor says, “Anyone can publish anything online. We invest in only the best because we’re putting it in print!”
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