Rumor has it that someone in our club has a group of these and is trying to BAP them
As I am a big fan of the Copadichromis species here is a cool video of Copadichromis sp kawnaga Mbamba bay
Saw this video on another site and thought it was phenomenal and had to share.
The website Seriously Fish reports that two new species of Victorian cichlids have been described. There is a huge amount of work yet to be done on the taxonomy of Victorian cichlids, so this is welcome news.
The two newly described fish are Haplochromis argens and Haplochromis goldschmitti.
For the complete article with pictures:
Over 55 GCCA Chatters available online to up date members.
Finally a use for my Ipad other than my daughter playing games on it. I find these are great to read on my ipad.
Some sample articles from our 2012 Chatter -
- Cheap and easy low tech water change system
- Walter Worms
- Breeding the Red Cap Lethinrops Itunga
Or read some great blasts from the past articles such as
A woman in Vancouver was standing on her front lawn when a fish fell from the sky . . . a Red Devil!
All here is a cool video by Pisces fish farm on the different Altolamprologus variants
Ted Judy, a friend of the GCCA and an all-around awesome guy, created a nice video recap of ACA 2012.
Ted was a vendor and the show and you might know that Ted also sells Repashy Foods from his website.
Thanks, Ted, for the video!
Here is a nice National Geographic video with some dramatic footage from Lake Tanganyika.
Check out the aggression of a pair of Emperor Cichlids (Boulengerochromis microlepis) defending their young from a hungry turtle. Isn't this why we love cichlids? Amazing parental behavior!
The Greater Chicago Cichlid Association — GCCA — is a not-for-profit, educational organization, chartered in the state of Illinois, dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of information relating to the biology of the fishes in the family Cichlidae, with particular emphasis on maintenance and breeding in captivity. We are simply cichlid hobbyists who love cichlids.