AMAZONAS—FRESHWATER AQUARIUMS AND TROPICAL DISCOVERY

January/February 2017

Volume 6, Number 1

4 Editorial by Hans-Georg Evers
6 Aquatic Notebook by AMAZONAS staff & readers

FEATURE ARTICLES
20 Soda Cichlids of the Lake Natron Springs 
by Oliver Lucanus
26 Cichlids from the Desert: 100 meters below sea level by Anton Lamboj
34 The Savory Cichlid: “Only beautiful on a plate.” Is there an exception to this old rule? by Thomas Weidner
38 Aquatic Plants: Storybook Aquascaping by Ulla von Lochow
44 Reportage: Fast-Lane Loach Keeping and breeding Annamia normani by Harald Rösch
50 Aquatic Plants: LEDs on the march Part 1: LED and fluorescent lighting comparison by Petra Fitz
58 Reportage: Biotopes of the Rio Negro — An aquarist explores the world’s largest blackwater river watershed by Michael J. Tuccinardi
66 Husbandry & Breeding: Pantanodon stuhlmanni — a new lampeye from East Africa by Christian Köpp and Florian Lahrmann
72 Husbandry & Breeding: An Endangered Roughneck: The Bandula Barb by Hans-Georg Evers
78 Aquatic Plants: A Pennywort for your thoughts? by Petra Fitz
82 Fishroom: Ice, Snow, & Cichlids Visiting Jim Cumming in Canada by Hans-Georg Evers

DEPARTMENTS
88 Aquarium calendar — Upcoming events 
by Janine Banks and Ray Lucas
90 Retail Sources
92 Species Snapshots
97 Advertiser Index
98 Underwater Eye by Matt Pedersen

Weight 10 oz
Dimensions 11 × 8.25 × 0.25 in