Aquarists have, since at least the mid-1850s, “researched” living fishes in their aquariums and discovered amazing things about their biology. The treasury of knowledge thus accumulated over the past 150-plus years is huge....This magazine is itself a reflection of such endeavors, as over the years AMAZONAS has published an enormous number of observations that would have been difficult or impossible for scientists to make on dead, preserved specimens. - AMAZONAS Editor-in-Chief Hans-Georg Evers, noting the contributions that home aquarists have made to science.