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Aquarium Gazette issue 21

CLOSE UP TO ANDRIAS - THE GIANT SALAMANDERS

By Darren Naish

A comprehensive look at the history of, the genetics of and the care of the members of the genus Andrias and close relatives


NANNACARA TAENIA - THE LATTICE NANNACARA

By Ian Fairweather

These beautiful little cichlids can be difficult to reproduce in aquaria. Ian tells us how he achieved this task.


THE TOSAKIN - THE MOST SAUGHT AFTER GOLDFISH VARIETY

By Dennis Godfrey

Dennis tells us the amazing story of the development and history of this beautiful goldfish strain


OCEANARIUM DIARY - PART 1

An amalgamation of press releases from Oceanarium Bournemouth


PHALLOCEROS CAUDIMACULATUS - THE DUSKY MILLIONS FISH

By Ivor Hilton

A comprehensive, and beautifully illustrated, look at this member of the Phalloceros genus


THE CULTRATUS SAGA

By Jonathan Downes

Alfaro cultratus has Jonathan ‘in a spin’.


THE UPS-AND-DOWNS OF SCOLICHTHYS GREENWAYI

By Oll Lewis

Oll puts forward his theories as to why this livebearing specie can be hard to reproduce in aquaria


WHEN TRUTH IS STRANGER THAN FICTION - DRAGONFLY SWARMS

By Jonathan Downes

A truly amazing article on the insect swarms of Hong Kong


BOOK REVIEW – LOACHES - BALITORID FAMILY

Author Mark Duffill

Review by David Marshall


FISH TALES - ON THE TRAIL OF LT. FAWCETT’S TOOTHLESS SHARK?

By Dr. Karl Shuker

Lt. Fawcett was one of the greatest of all British explorers.  But what was the ‘shark’ specie that he spotted deep in the Amazon?


RADIANT RASBORAS

By David Marshall

David looks at the Rasboras in great detail. Beautifully illustrated article.


THE HAPLESS HARLEQUIN

By Dr. David Ford

Dr. Ford turns the spotlight on the Harlequin rasbora


MORE NEWS FROM ‘LIVING SEAS

By Nicky Hoar, on behalf of Dorset Wildlife Trust

More amazing conservation stories from the DWT


THE FOUR PONDS AT BURTON AGNES HALL

By David Marshall

The U.K.’s most haunted tourist attraction is home to four beautiful ponds

Aquarium Gazette issue 22

MY BREEDING SUCCESS WITH BETTA RUBRA

By Ivor Hilton

Ivor’s amazing article contains a sequence of beautiful spawning photographs.

 

IN MY CARE - A RED SNAKEHEAD

By Richard Holland

Richard tells us all about how he cares for the largest member of the Channa genus.

 

ANABLEPS - THE FOUR EYED FISH

By Jonathan Downes

This very comprehensive article details the care of one of the strangest of the known livebearing fish species.

 

THE BLUE REEFAQUARIUM AT BRISTOL

By Max Blake

Max goes ‘behind the scenes’ as he visits the U.K.’s newest Public Aquarium. Beautifully illustrated.

 

TURNING OVER A NEW LEAF - THE GENUS PRISTOLEPIS

By Max Blake

Max tells us about the natural history and aquarium care of the members of the Pristolepis genus.

 

PUT A TIGER IN YOUR TANK?

By Dr. David Ford

Dr. Ford’s article is a very comprehensive guide to keeping and breeding one of the best known cyprinids, the Tiger barb, in the aquarium hobby.

 

THE ROHU SHARK

By David Marshall

In what we believe to be the most comprehensive article to be published in an aquarium magazine on the Rohu shark David tells us about the amazing natural history of Labeo rohita before going on to talk of his experiences of keeping such a fish in aquaria.

 

FISH TALES - THE AQUATIC CONNECTION TO DRAGONS OF BABYLON AND DINOSAURS IN THE BIBLE

By Dr. Karl Shuker

Dr. Shuker’s article is packed full of amazing research.

 

THE CATFISHES OF ASIA - AN OVERVIEW

By David Marshall

An extremely comprehensive, and beautifully illustrated, overview of the 12 catfish families that are found in Asia.

 

A TWILIGHT VISIT TO AN IRIDESCENT SHARK CATFISH BREEDING FARM

By Karel Zahradka

Karel’s article is an amazing insight into the commercial production of one of the most popular catfish species in our hobby.

 

MORE NEWS FROM ‘LIVING SEAS

By Nicky Hoar, on behalf of Dorset Wildlife Trust

From amazing encounters with otters, to a film on trout streams to conservation issues Nicky’s article has it all.

 

THE SUFFOLK COAST MERHORSE MYSTERY

By Jonathan Downes

A phone call put Jonathan ‘on the trail’ of a mysterious aquatic creature encountered off the Suffolk coast.

Aquarium Gazette issue 23

AN INTRODUCTION TO FISH DISEASES PART ONE - AN OVERVIEW

By Dr. David Ford

An amazing start to an equally amazing series that which fully explain the causes, prevention and cure of all the diseases you may come across in aquarium fish

 

STARTING RIGHT WITH NOTHOBRANCHIUS

By Ellis Eyres

We were thrilled when the U.K.’s ‘master killie breeder’ offered to share his immense knowledge of Nothobranchius with our readers.  Beautifully illustrated.

 

AMPHIUMAS PART ONE - A NATURAL HISTORY

By Darren Naish

Darren introduces us to this amazing family of legless salamanders from North America. How to keep these animals in aquaria will feature in Issue 24

 

FISH TALES - GEORG WILHEM STELLER - AN EXTRAORDINARY NATURALIST

By Dr. Karl Shuker

The amazing aquatic exploration and natural history work of G.W. Steller continues to enthral all those who know his work

 

OCEANARIUM DIARY - PART TWO

From a press release submitted by Sara Kirchel on behalf of the Oceanarium in Bournemouth

How a rescued Lobster is ‘on the mend’ plus much more

 

ARE DOCTOR FISH REALLY GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH?

By Oll Lewis and friends

From spa cleaner to aquarium fish Oll takes a look at the amazing world of Garra rufa. Great hints and tips on keeping these industrious fish.

 

GUPPIES - A POND PROJECT

By Phil Blackburn

Phil tells us about the amazing results he obtained when keeping Guppies outdoors in the U.K.’s warmer months.

 

RED-TAILED CATFISH RESCUE 2

By Richard Holland

find out about a very strange ‘feeding regime’ that turned a tiny catfish into a giant.

 

THE PET TRADE SHOWS - THE FISH CONNECTION

By Dr. David Ford

Dr. Ford presents his views on the aquatic section(s) of pet trade shows.

 

SPANNER BARB - THE TRUE AND THE FALSE

By David Marshall

The Spanner barb is one of David’s favourite fish. However a ‘spanner look-alike’ has suddenly become available in aquatic retail outlets

 

THE CARDIFF WINCH SERPENT

By Oll Lewis

A cover story to hide Pirate activities of old or a true monster?  Oll presents the arguments for both

 

THE BLUE REEF AQUARIUM PORTSMOUTH

By David Marshall

As David explains here you will find some of the finest tropical marine displays in Europe plus much more

Aquarium Gazette issue 24

 

 

AMPHIUMAS PART TWO - THE AQUATIC CARE OF ‘MY FAVOURITE  THINGS’

By Jonathan Downes

Jonathan tells us all about his experiences with the keeping of Amphiumas

 

AN INTRODUCTION TO FISH DISEASES PART TWO - WHITE SPOT

By Dr. David Ford

We believe Dr. Ford’s article to be the most comprehensive article on the causes and cure of white spot ever published in a U.K. aquatic magazine

 

MORE NEWS FROM ‘LIVING SEAS

By Nicky Hoar, on behalf of Dorset Wildlife Trust Press Office

Read all about incredible shark conservation programmes at home and abroad plus much more

 

STARTING RIGHT WITH BONY TONGUED FISH

By Norman Banks, Andy Washington and David Marshall

If you have ever wished to read an extremely comprehensive article, beautifully illustrated, on keeping Arowana, Dragon fish and their relatives then here it is

 

SYNODONTIS BASTIANI -THE IVORY SYNODONTIS

By David Marshall

Find out why David believes Synodontis bastiani to be a fish capable of bad behaviour plus much more

 

FISH TALES - ON THE TRAIL OF DEVIL-FISHES

By Dr. Karl Shuker

Fascinating look at the phenomenon of Devil-Fishes

 

THE USE OF PEAT IN AQUARIA - AND ITS APPLICATION AS A KILLIFISH SPAWNING MEDIUM

By Paul Barrow

How to prepare peat for aquaria is fully explained in Paul’s excellent article

 

ALFARO CULTRATUS - FACT FILE

By Paul Barrow

Paul’s look at Alfaro cultratus is a perfect lead into the article that follows

 

MATERNAL CULTRATUS

By Oll Lewis

Oll has made some remarkable observations on the behaviour of Alfaro cultratus.  A ‘must read’ for all fans of livebearing fish.

 

GIANT CROCODILES THE ULTIMATE PREDETORS - PART ONE

By Richard Freeman

The ultimate article on Giant crocodiles is presented in TAG over two parts.

DINGLE OCEANWORLD AQUARIUM,COUNTY KERRY, EIRE

By David Marshall

David and Sue came across, by chance, an amazing new Public Aquarium

 

CLARIAS - THE GREAT SURVIVORS

By David Marshall

I am very proud of this article and believe it to be one of the most comprehensive articles on a genus of catfish ever to be published in a U.K.  aquarium magazine.

 

 

Aquarium Gazette issue 25

Close to 90 pages packed with beautifully written and illustrated feature articles plus all the latest news and reviews of the aquatic scene through ‘Community Zone’.

Feature articles:

THE AQUARIUM OF GEORGIA - HOME OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST AQUARIUM

By Dr. David Ford

Dr. Ford presents a beautifully illustrated report on his recent visit to one of the most well-known Public Aquariums in the U.S.A. 

 

IS THE GIRAFFE CATFISH A GENTLE GIANT?

By Norman Banks, Andy Washington and David Marshall

Everything you need to know about the natural history and aquarium care of Giraffe catfish is presented in this article

 

A REVIEW OF AQUA 2011

By Dr. David Ford

A beautifully illustrated report of the U.K.’s largest aquarium trade show

 

FISH TALES - THE REAL LEVIATHAN?

By Dr. Karl Shuker

Dr. Shuker puts forward his theories as to which modern day creatures could hold the key to the identity of this mysterious aquatic creature from the Old Testament

 

THE FBAS FESTIVAL OF FISHKEEPING 2011

By Dr. David Ford

A superbly illustrated look at the 2011 Weston event

 

THE MATLOCK BATHS PUBLIC AQUARIUM AND FISH RESCUE CENTRE

By David Marshall

Our Author describes this Aquarium as ‘the best value tourist attraction in the U.K.’. Beautifully illustrated article

 

LABIDOCHROMIS SPECIES "HONGI" AND SOME SPAWNING CATFISH?

By Ivor Hilton

When Ivor tried spawning “Hongi” this acted as a trigger for a group of Synodontis catfish to make their own spawning run

 

RECORDING A SELDOM SEEN CATFISH - SYNODONTIS KATANGAE

By David Marshall

As one of very few fishkeepers to have kept this catfish David explains the natural history and aquarium keeping of this amazing catfish

 

THE RUSIAN COBRA GUPPY

By David Marshall

To quote our Author ‘They live in acidic water and are the most aggressive variety of guppy I have ever kept’. Amazing notes on a very different guppy strain

 

GIANT CROCODILES THE ULTIMATE PREDATORS - PART TWO

By Richard Freeman

Amazing facts as Richard concludes his look at Giant Crocodiles

 

A VISIT TO THE INAGRAUL AQUATICS LIVE AQUATIC SHOW

By Dr. David Ford

Dr. Ford visits the Olympia event

 

KEVIN’S AQUATIC VIEWPOINT - OLYMPIA 2011

By Kevin King

Kevin takes a unique look at Aquatics Live 2011

 

THE BITTERLING

By David Marshall

As Bitterling make a re-appearance in the aquarium hobby we have all the information you need to successfully keep these amazing fish.

 

WHAT’S BEEN DID AND WHAT’S BEEN HID?

By Jonathan Downes

Our Author looks at four aquatic creatures that had great popularity in the aquarium hobby but which are now seldom seen

 

THE MUSTARD CATFISH REVISITED

By David Marshall

David unravels the mystery of a catfish with amazing body patterning 

By Dr. David Ford
Dr.beautifully illustrated report on his recent visit to one of the most well-known Public Aquariums in the U.S.A.
 
IS THE GIRAFFE CATFISH A GENTLE GIANT?
By Norman Banks, Andy Washington and David Marshall
Everything you need to know about the natural history and aquarium care of Giraffe catfish is presented in this article
 
A REVIEW OF AQUA 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A beautifully illustrated report of the U.K.’s largest aquarium trade show
 
FISH TALES - THE REAL LEVIATHAN?
By Dr. Karl Shuker
Dr. Shuker puts forward his theories as to which modern day creatures could hold the key to the identity of this mysterious aquatic creature from the Old Testament
 
THE FBAS FESTIVAL OF FISHKEEPING 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A superbly illustrated look at the 2011 Weston event
 
THE MATLOCK BATHS PUBLIC AQUARIUM AND FISH RESCUE CENTRE
By David Marshall
Our Author describes this Aquarium as ‘the best value tourist attraction in the U.K.’. Beautifully illustrated article
 
LABIDOCHROMIS SPECIES "HONGI" AND SOME SPAWNING CATFISH?
By Ivor Hilton
When Ivor tried spawning “Hongi” this acted as a trigger for a group of Synodontis catfish to make their own spawning run
 
RECORDING A SELDOM SEEN CATFISH - SYNODONTIS KATANGAE
By David Marshall
As one of very few fishkeepers to have kept this catfish David explains the natural history and aquarium keeping of this amazing catfish
 
THE RUSIAN COBRA GUPPY
By David Marshall
To quote our Author ‘They live in acidic water and are the most aggressive variety of guppy I have ever kept’. Amazing notes on a very different guppy strain
 
GIANT CROCODILES THE ULTIMATE PREDATORS - PART TWO
By Richard Freeman
Amazing facts as Richard concludes his look at Giant Crocodiles
 
A VISIT TO THE INAGRAUL AQUATICS LIVE AQUATIC SHOW
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford visits the Olympia event
 
KEVIN’S AQUATIC VIEWPOINT - OLYMPIA 2011
By Kevin King
Kevin takes a unique look at Aquatics Live 2011
 
THE BITTERLING
By David Marshall
As Bitterling make a re-appearance in the aquarium hobby we have all the information you need to successfully keep these amazing fish.
 
WHAT’S BEEN DID AND WHAT’S BEEN HID?
By Jonathan Downes
Our Author looks at four aquatic creatures that had great popularity in the aquarium hobby but which are now seldom seen
 
THE MUSTARD CATFISH REVISITED
By David Marshall
David unravels the mystery of a catfish with amazing body patterning
THE AQUARIUM OF GEORGIA - HOME OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST AQUARIUM
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford presents a beautifully illustrated report on his recent visit to one of the most well-known Public Aquariums in the U.S.A.
 
IS THE GIRAFFE CATFISH A GENTLE GIANT?
By Norman Banks, Andy Washington and David Marshall
Everything you need to know about the natural history and aquarium care of Giraffe catfish is presented in this article
 
A REVIEW OF AQUA 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A beautifully illustrated report of the U.K.’s largest aquarium trade show
 
FISH TALES - THE REAL LEVIATHAN?
By Dr. Karl Shuker
Dr. Shuker puts forward his theories as to which modern day creatures could hold the key to the identity of this mysterious aquatic creature from the Old Testament
 
THE FBAS FESTIVAL OF FISHKEEPING 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A superbly illustrated look at the 2011 Weston event
 
THE MATLOCK BATHS PUBLIC AQUARIUM AND FISH RESCUE CENTRE
By David Marshall
Our Author describes this Aquarium as ‘the best value tourist attraction in the U.K.’. Beautifully illustrated article
 
LABIDOCHROMIS SPECIES "HONGI" AND SOME SPAWNING CATFISH?
By Ivor Hilton
When Ivor tried spawning “Hongi” this acted as a trigger for a group of Synodontis catfish to make their own spawning run
 
RECORDING A SELDOM SEEN CATFISH - SYNODONTIS KATANGAE
By David Marshall
As one of very few fishkeepers to have kept this catfish David explains the natural history and aquarium keeping of this amazing catfish
 
THE RUSIAN COBRA GUPPY
By David Marshall
To quote our Author ‘They live in acidic water and are the most aggressive variety of guppy I have ever kept’. Amazing notes on a very different guppy strain
 
GIANT CROCODILES THE ULTIMATE PREDATORS - PART TWO
By Richard Freeman
Amazing facts as Richard concludes his look at Giant Crocodiles
 
A VISIT TO THE INAGRAUL AQUATICS LIVE AQUATIC SHOW
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford visits the Olympia event
 
KEVIN’S AQUATIC VIEWPOINT - OLYMPIA 2011
By Kevin King
Kevin takes a unique look at Aquatics Live 2011
 
THE BITTERLING
By David Marshall
As Bitterling make a re-appearance in the aquarium hobby we have all the information you need to successfully keep these amazing fish.
 
WHAT’S BEEN DID AND WHAT’S BEEN HID?
By Jonathan Downes
Our Author looks at four aquatic creatures that had great popularity in the aquarium hobby but which are now seldom seen
 
THE MUSTARD CATFISH REVISITED
By David Marshall
David unravels the mystery of a catfish with amazing body patterning
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford presents a beautifully illustrated report on his recent visit to one of the most well-known Public Aquariums in the U.S.A.
 
IS THE GIRAFFE CATFISH A GENTLE GIANT?
By Norman Banks, Andy Washington and David Marshall
Everything you need to know about the natural history and aquarium care of Giraffe catfish is presented in this article
 
A REVIEW OF AQUA 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A beautifully illustrated report of the U.K.’s largest aquarium trade show
 
FISH TALES - THE REAL LEVIATHAN?
By Dr. Karl Shuker
Dr. Shuker puts forward his theories as to which modern day creatures could hold the key to the identity of this mysterious aquatic creature from the Old Testament
 
THE FBAS FESTIVAL OF FISHKEEPING 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A superbly illustrated look at the 2011 Weston event
 
THE MATLOCK BATHS PUBLIC AQUARIUM AND FISH RESCUE CENTRE
By David Marshall
Our Author describes this Aquarium as ‘the best value tourist attraction in the U.K.’. Beautifully illustrated article
 
LABIDOCHROMIS SPECIES "HONGI" AND SOME SPAWNING CATFISH?
By Ivor Hilton
When Ivor tried spawning “Hongi” this acted as a trigger for a group of Synodontis catfish to make their own spawning run
 
RECORDING A SELDOM SEEN CATFISH - SYNODONTIS KATANGAE
By David Marshall
As one of very few fishkeepers to have kept this catfish David explains the natural history and aquarium keeping of this amazing catfish
 
THE RUSIAN COBRA GUPPY
By David Marshall
To quote our Author ‘They live in acidic water and are the most aggressive variety of guppy I have ever kept’. Amazing notes on a very different guppy strain
 
GIANT CROCODILES THE ULTIMATE PREDATORS - PART TWO
By Richard Freeman
Amazing facts as Richard concludes his look at Giant Crocodiles
 
A VISIT TO THE INAGRAUL AQUATICS LIVE AQUATIC SHOW
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford visits the Olympia event
 
KEVIN’S AQUATIC VIEWPOINT - OLYMPIA 2011
By Kevin King
Kevin takes a unique look at Aquatics Live 2011
 
THE BITTERLING
By David Marshall
As Bitterling make a re-appearance in the aquarium hobby we have all the information you need to successfully keep these amazing fish.
 
WHAT’S BEEN DID AND WHAT’S BEEN HID?
By Jonathan Downes
Our Author looks at four aquatic creatures that had great popularity in the aquarium hobby but which are now seldom seen
 
THE MUSTARD CATFISH REVISITED
By David Marshall
David unravels the mystery of a catfish with amazing body patterning
THE AQUARIUM OF GEORGIA - HOME OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST AQUARIUM
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford presents a beautifully illustrated report on his recent visit to one of the most well-known Public Aquariums in the U.S.A.
 
IS THE GIRAFFE CATFISH A GENTLE GIANT?
By Norman Banks, Andy Washington and David Marshall
Everything you need to know about the natural history and aquarium care of Giraffe catfish is presented in this article
 
A REVIEW OF AQUA 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A beautifully illustrated report of the U.K.’s largest aquarium trade show
 
FISH TALES - THE REAL LEVIATHAN?
By Dr. Karl Shuker
Dr. Shuker puts forward his theories as to which modern day creatures could hold the key to the identity of this mysterious aquatic creature from the Old Testament
 
THE FBAS FESTIVAL OF FISHKEEPING 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A superbly illustrated look at the 2011 Weston event
 
THE MATLOCK BATHS PUBLIC AQUARIUM AND FISH RESCUE CENTRE
By David Marshall
Our Author describes this Aquarium as ‘the best value tourist attraction in the U.K.’. Beautifully illustrated article
 
LABIDOCHROMIS SPECIES "HONGI" AND SOME SPAWNING CATFISH?
By Ivor Hilton
When Ivor tried spawning “Hongi” this acted as a trigger for a group of Synodontis catfish to make their own spawning run
 
RECORDING A SELDOM SEEN CATFISH - SYNODONTIS KATANGAE
By David Marshall
As one of very few fishkeepers to have kept this catfish David explains the natural history and aquarium keeping of this amazing catfish
 
THE RUSIAN COBRA GUPPY
By David Marshall
To quote our Author ‘They live in acidic water and are the most aggressive variety of guppy I have ever kept’. Amazing notes on a very different guppy strain
 
GIANT CROCODILES THE ULTIMATE PREDATORS - PART TWO
By Richard Freeman
Amazing facts as Richard concludes his look at Giant Crocodiles
 
A VISIT TO THE INAGRAUL AQUATICS LIVE AQUATIC SHOW
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford visits the Olympia event
 
KEVIN’S AQUATIC VIEWPOINT - OLYMPIA 2011
By Kevin King
Kevin takes a unique look at Aquatics Live 2011
 
THE BITTERLING
By David Marshall
As Bitterling make a re-appearance in the aquarium hobby we have all the information you need to successfully keep these amazing fish.
 
WHAT’S BEEN DID AND WHAT’S BEEN HID?
By Jonathan Downes
Our Author looks at four aquatic creatures that had great popularity in the aquarium hobby but which are now seldom seen
 
THE MUSTARD CATFISH REVISITED
By David Marshall
David unravels the mystery of a catfish with amazing body patterning
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford presents a beautifully illustrated report on his recent visit to one of the most well-known Public Aquariums in the U.S.A.
 
IS THE GIRAFFE CATFISH A GENTLE GIANT?
By Norman Banks, Andy Washington and David Marshall
Everything you need to know about the natural history and aquarium care of Giraffe catfish is presented in this article
 
A REVIEW OF AQUA 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A beautifully illustrated report of the U.K.’s largest aquarium trade show
 
FISH TALES - THE REAL LEVIATHAN?
By Dr. Karl Shuker
Dr. Shuker puts forward his theories as to which modern day creatures could hold the key to the identity of this mysterious aquatic creature from the Old Testament
 
THE FBAS FESTIVAL OF FISHKEEPING 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A superbly illustrated look at the 2011 Weston event
 
THE MATLOCK BATHS PUBLIC AQUARIUM AND FISH RESCUE CENTRE
By David Marshall
Our Author describes this Aquarium as ‘the best value tourist attraction in the U.K.’. Beautifully illustrated article
 
LABIDOCHROMIS SPECIES "HONGI" AND SOME SPAWNING CATFISH?
By Ivor Hilton
When Ivor tried spawning “Hongi” this acted as a trigger for a group of Synodontis catfish to make their own spawning run
 
RECORDING A SELDOM SEEN CATFISH - SYNODONTIS KATANGAE
By David Marshall
As one of very few fishkeepers to have kept this catfish David explains the natural history and aquarium keeping of this amazing catfish
 
THE RUSIAN COBRA GUPPY
By David Marshall
To quote our Author ‘They live in acidic water and are the most aggressive variety of guppy I have ever kept’. Amazing notes on a very different guppy strain
 
GIANT CROCODILES THE ULTIMATE PREDATORS - PART TWO
By Richard Freeman
Amazing facts as Richard concludes his look at Giant Crocodiles
 
A VISIT TO THE INAGRAUL AQUATICS LIVE AQUATIC SHOW
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford visits the Olympia event
 
KEVIN’S AQUATIC VIEWPOINT - OLYMPIA 2011
By Kevin King
Kevin takes a unique look at Aquatics Live 2011
 
THE BITTERLING
By David Marshall
As Bitterling make a re-appearance in the aquarium hobby we have all the information you need to successfully keep these amazing fish.
 
WHAT’S BEEN DID AND WHAT’S BEEN HID?
By Jonathan Downes
Our Author looks at four aquatic creatures that had great popularity in the aquarium hobby but which are now seldom seen
 
THE MUSTARD CATFISH REVISITED
By David Marshall
David unravels the mystery of a catfish with amazing body patterning
THE AQUARIUM OF GEORGIA - HOME OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST AQUARIUM
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford presents a beautifully illustrated report on his recent visit to one of the most well-known Public Aquariums in the U.S.A.
 
IS THE GIRAFFE CATFISH A GENTLE GIANT?
By Norman Banks, Andy Washington and David Marshall
Everything you need to know about the natural history and aquarium care of Giraffe catfish is presented in this article
 
A REVIEW OF AQUA 2011
By Dr. David Ford
THE AQUARIUM OF GEORGIA - HOME OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST AQUARIUM
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford presents a beautifully illustrated report on his recent visit to one of the most well-known Public Aquariums in the U.S.A.
 
IS THE GIRAFFE CATFISH A GENTLE GIANT?
By Norman Banks, Andy Washington and David Marshall
Everything you need to know about the natural history and aquarium care of Giraffe catfish is presented in this article
 
A REVIEW OF AQUA 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A beautifully illustrated report of the U.K.’s largest aquarium trade show
 
FISH TALES - THE REAL LEVIATHAN?
By Dr. Karl Shuker
Dr. Shuker puts forward his theories as to which modern day creatures could hold the key to the identity of this mysterious aquatic creature from the Old Testament
 
THE FBAS FESTIVAL OF FISHKEEPING 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A superbly illustrated look at the 2011 Weston event
 
THE MATLOCK BATHS PUBLIC AQUARIUM AND FISH RESCUE CENTRE
By David Marshall
Our Author describes this Aquarium as ‘the best value tourist attraction in the U.K.’. Beautifully illustrated article
 
LABIDOCHROMIS SPECIES "HONGI" AND SOME SPAWNING CATFISH?
By Ivor Hilton
When Ivor tried spawning “Hongi” this acted as a trigger for a group of Synodontis catfish to make their own spawning run
 
RECORDING A SELDOM SEEN CATFISH - SYNODONTIS KATANGAE
By David Marshall
As one of very few fishkeepers to have kept this catfish David explains the natural history and aquarium keeping of this amazing catfish
 
THE RUSIAN COBRA GUPPY
By David Marshall
To quote our Author ‘They live in acidic water and are the most aggressive variety of guppy I have ever kept’. Amazing notes on a very different guppy strain
 
GIANT CROCODILES THE ULTIMATE PREDATORS - PART TWO
By Richard Freeman
Amazing facts as Richard concludes his look at Giant Crocodiles
 
A VISIT TO THE INAGRAUL AQUATICS LIVE AQUATIC SHOW
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford visits the Olympia event
 
KEVIN’S AQUATIC VIEWPOINT - OLYMPIA 2011
By Kevin King
Kevin takes a unique look at Aquatics Live 2011
 
THE BITTERLING
By David Marshall
As Bitterling make a re-appearance in the aquarium hobby we have all the information you need to successfully keep these amazing fish.
 
WHAT’S BEEN DID AND WHAT’S BEEN HID?
By Jonathan Downes
Our Author looks at four aquatic creatures that had great popularity in the aquarium hobby but which are now seldom seen
 
THE MUSTARD CATFISH REVISITED
By David Marshall
David unravels the mystery of a catfish with amazing body patte

THE AQUARIUM OF GEORGIA - HOME OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST AQUARIUM
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford presents a beautifully illustrated report on his recent visit to one of the most well-known Public Aquariums in the U.S.A.
 
IS THE GIRAFFE CATFISH A GENTLE GIANT?
By Norman Banks, Andy Washington and David Marshall
Everything you need to know about the natural history and aquarium care of Giraffe catfish is presented in this article
 
A REVIEW OF AQUA 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A beautifully illustrated report of the U.K.’s largest aquarium trade show
 
FISH TALES - THE REAL LEVIATHAN?
By Dr. Karl Shuker
Dr. Shuker puts forward his theories as to which modern day creatures could hold the key to the identity of this mysterious aquatic creature from the Old Testament
 
THE FBAS FESTIVAL OF FISHKEEPING 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A superbly illustrated look at the 2011 Weston event
 
THE MATLOCK BATHS PUBLIC AQUARIUM AND FISH RESCUE CENTRE
By David Marshall
Our Author describes this Aquarium as ‘the best value tourist attraction in the U.K.’. Beautifully illustrated article
 
LABIDOCHROMIS SPECIES "HONGI" AND SOME SPAWNING CATFISH?
By Ivor Hilton
When Ivor tried spawning “Hongi” this acted as a trigger for a group of Synodontis catfish to make their own spawning run
 
RECORDING A SELDOM SEEN CATFISH - SYNODONTIS KATANGAE
By David Marshall
As one of very few fishkeepers to have kept this catfish David explains the natural history and aquarium keeping of this amazing catfish
 
THE RUSIAN COBRA GUPPY
By David Marshall
To quote our Author ‘They live in acidic water and are the most aggressive variety of guppy I have ever kept’. Amazing notes on a very different guppy strain
 
GIANT CROCODILES THE ULTIMATE PREDATORS - PART TWO
By Richard Freeman
Amazing facts as Richard concludes his look at Giant Crocodiles
 
A VISIT TO THE INAGRAUL AQUATICS LIVE AQUATIC SHOW
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford visits the Olympia event
 
KEVIN’S AQUATIC VIEWPOINT - OLYMPIA 2011
By Kevin King
Kevin takes a unique look at Aquatics Live 2011
 
THE BITTERLING
By David Marshall
As Bitterling make a re-appearance in the aquarium hobby we have all the information you need to successfully keep these amazing fish.
 
WHAT’S BEEN DID AND WHAT’S BEEN HID?
By Jonathan Downes
Our Author looks at four aquatic creatures that had great popularity in the aquarium hobby but which are now seldom seen
 
THE MUSTARD CATFISH REVISITED
By David Marshall
David unravels the mystery of a catfish with amazing body patterning

Feature articles:

THE AQUARIUM OF GEORGIA - HOME OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST AQUARIUM
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford presents a beautifully illustrated report on his recent visit to one of the most well-known Public Aquariums in the U.S.A.
 
IS THE GIRAFFE CATFISH A GENTLE GIANT?
By Norman Banks, Andy Washington and David Marshall
Everything you need to know about the natural history and aquarium care of Giraffe catfish is presented in this article
 
A REVIEW OF AQUA 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A beautifully illustrated report of the U.K.’s largest aquarium trade show
 
FISH TALES - THE REAL LEVIATHAN?
By Dr. Karl Shuker
Dr. Shuker puts forward his theories as to which modern day creatures could hold the key to the identity of this mysterious aquatic creature from the Old Testament
 
THE FBAS FESTIVAL OF FISHKEEPING 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A superbly illustrated look at the 2011 Weston event
 
THE MATLOCK BATHS PUBLIC AQUARIUM AND FISH RESCUE CENTRE
By David Marshall
Our Author describes this Aquarium as ‘the best value tourist attraction in the U.K.’. Beautifully illustrated article
 
LABIDOCHROMIS SPECIES "HONGI" AND SOME SPAWNING CATFISH?
By Ivor Hilton
When Ivor tried spawning “Hongi” this acted as a trigger for a group of Synodontis catfish to make their own spawning run
 
RECORDING A SELDOM SEEN CATFISH - SYNODONTIS KATANGAE
By David Marshall
As one of very few fishkeepers to have kept this catfish David explains the natural history and aquarium keeping of this amazing catfish
 
THE RUSIAN COBRA GUPPY
By David Marshall
To quote our Author ‘They live in acidic water and are the most aggressive variety of guppy I have ever kept’. Amazing notes on a very different guppy strain
 
GIANT CROCODILES THE ULTIMATE PREDATORS - PART TWO
By Richard Freeman
Amazing facts as Richard concludes his look at Giant Crocodiles
 
A VISIT TO THE INAGRAUL AQUATICS LIVE AQUATIC SHOW
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford visits the Olympia event
 
KEVIN’S AQUATIC VIEWPOINT - OLYMPIA 2011
By Kevin King
Kevin takes a unique look at Aquatics Live 2011
 
THE BITTERLING
By David Marshall
As Bitterling make a re-appearance in the aquarium hobby we have all the information you need to successfully keep these amazing fish.
 
WHAT’S BEEN DID AND WHAT’S BEEN HID?
By Jonathan Downes
Our Author looks at four aquatic creatures that had great popularity in the aquarium hobby but which are now seldom seen
 
THE MUSTARD CATFISH REVISITED
By David Marshall
David unravels the mystery of a catfish with amazing body patter
Close to 90 pages packed with beautifully written and illustrated feature articles plus all the latest news and reviews of the aquatic scene through ‘Community Zone’.

Feature articles:

THE AQUARIUM OF GEORGIA - HOME OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST AQUARIUM
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford presents a beautifully illustrated report on his recent visit to one of the most well-known Public Aquariums in the U.S.A.
 
IS THE GIRAFFE CATFISH A GENTLE GIANT?
By Norman Banks, Andy Washington and David Marshall
Everything you need to know about the natural history and aquarium care of Giraffe catfish is presented in this article
 
A REVIEW OF AQUA 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A beautifully illustrated report of the U.K.’s largest aquarium trade show
 
FISH TALES - THE REAL LEVIATHAN?
By Dr. Karl Shuker
Dr. Shuker puts forward his theories as to which modern day creatures could hold the key to the identity of this mysterious aquatic creature from the Old Testament
 
THE FBAS FESTIVAL OF FISHKEEPING 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A superbly illustrated look at the 2011 Weston event
 
THE MATLOCK BATHS PUBLIC AQUARIUM AND FISH RESCUE CENTRE
By David Marshall
Our Author describes this Aquarium as ‘the best value tourist attraction in the U.K.’. Beautifully illustrated article
 
LABIDOCHROMIS SPECIES "HONGI" AND SOME SPAWNING CATFISH?
By Ivor Hilton
When Ivor tried spawning “Hongi” this acted as a trigger for a group of Synodontis catfish to make their own spawning run
 
RECORDING A SELDOM SEEN CATFISH - SYNODONTIS KATANGAE
By David Marshall
As one of very few fishkeepers to have kept this catfish David explains the natural history and aquarium keeping of this amazing catfish
 
THE RUSIAN COBRA GUPPY
By David Marshall
To quote our Author ‘They live in acidic water and are the most aggressive variety of guppy I have ever kept’. Amazing notes on a very different guppy strain
 
GIANT CROCODILES THE ULTIMATE PREDATORS - PART TWO
By Richard Freeman
Amazing facts as Richard concludes his look at Giant Crocodiles
 
A VISIT TO THE INAGRAUL AQUATICS LIVE AQUATIC SHOW
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford visits the Olympia event
 
KEVIN’S AQUATIC VIEWPOINT - OLYMPIA 2011
By Kevin King
Kevin takes a unique look at Aquatics Live 2011
 
THE BITTERLING
By David Marshall
As Bitterling make a re-appearance in the aquarium hobby we have all the information you need to successfully keep these amazing fish.
 
WHAT’S BEEN DID AND WHAT’S BEEN HID?
By Jonathan Downes
Our Author looks at four aquatic creatures that had great popularity in the aquarium hobby but which are now seldom seen
 
THE MUSTARD CATFISH REVISITED
By David Marshall
David unravels the mystery of a catfish with amazing body patterning
Close to 90 pages packed with beautifully written and illustrated feature articles plus all the latest news and reviews of the aquatic scene through ‘Community Zone’.

Feature articles:

THE AQUARIUM OF GEORGIA - HOME OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST AQUARIUM
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford presents a beautifully illustrated report on his recent visit to one of the most well-known Public Aquariums in the U.S.A.
 
IS THE GIRAFFE CATFISH A GENTLE GIANT?
By Norman Banks, Andy Washington and David Marshall
Everything you need to know about the natural history and aquarium care of Giraffe catfish is presented in this article
 
A REVIEW OF AQUA 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A beautifully illustrated report of the U.K.’s largest aquarium trade show
 
FISH TALES - THE REAL LEVIATHAN?
By Dr. Karl Shuker
Dr. Shuker puts forward his theories as to which modern day creatures could hold the key to the identity of this mysterious aquatic creature from the Old Testament
 
THE FBAS FESTIVAL OF FISHKEEPING 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A superbly illustrated look at the 2011 Weston event
 
THE MATLOCK BATHS PUBLIC AQUARIUM AND FISH RESCUE CENTRE
By David Marshall
Our Author describes this Aquarium as ‘the best value tourist attraction in the U.K.’. Beautifully illustrated article
 
LABIDOCHROMIS SPECIES "HONGI" AND SOME SPAWNING CATFISH?
By Ivor Hilton
When Ivor tried spawning “Hongi” this acted as a trigger for a group of Synodontis catfish to make their own spawning run
 
RECORDING A SELDOM SEEN CATFISH - SYNODONTIS KATANGAE
By David Marshall
As one of very few fishkeepers to have kept this catfish David explains the natural history and aquarium keeping of this amazing catfish
 
THE RUSIAN COBRA GUPPY
By David Marshall
To quote our Author ‘They live in acidic water and are the most aggressive variety of guppy I have ever kept’. Amazing notes on a very different guppy strain
 
GIANT CROCODILES THE ULTIMATE PREDATORS - PART TWO
By Richard Freeman
Amazing facts as Richard concludes his look at Giant Crocodiles
 
A VISIT TO THE INAGRAUL AQUATICS LIVE AQUATIC SHOW
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford visits the Olympia event
 
KEVIN’S AQUATIC VIEWPOINT - OLYMPIA 2011
By Kevin King
Kevin takes a unique look at Aquatics Live 2011
 
THE BITTERLING
By David Marshall
As Bitterling make a re-appearance in the aquarium hobby we have all the information you need to successfully keep these amazing fish.
 
WHAT’S BEEN DID AND WHAT’S BEEN HID?
By Jonathan Downes
Our Author looks at four aquatic creatures that had great popularity in the aquarium hobby but which are now seldom seen
 
THE MUSTARD CATFISH REVISITED
By David Marshall
David unravels the mystery of a catfish with amazing body pattern

Feature articles:

THE AQUARIUM OF GEORGIA - HOME OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST AQUARIUM
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford presents a beautifully illustrated report on his recent visit to one of the most well-known Public Aquariums in the U.S.A.
 
IS THE GIRAFFE CATFISH A GENTLE GIANT?
By Norman Banks, Andy Washington and David Marshall
Everything you need to know about the natural history and aquarium care of Giraffe catfish is presented in this article
 
A REVIEW OF AQUA 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A beautifully illustrated report of the U.K.’s largest aquarium trade show
 
FISH TALES - THE REAL LEVIATHAN?
By Dr. Karl Shuker
Dr. Shuker puts forward his theories as to which modern day creatures could hold the key to the identity of this mysterious aquatic creature from the Old Testament
 
THE FBAS FESTIVAL OF FISHKEEPING 2011
By Dr. David Ford
A superbly illustrated look at the 2011 Weston event
 
THE MATLOCK BATHS PUBLIC AQUARIUM AND FISH RESCUE CENTRE
By David Marshall
Our Author describes this Aquarium as ‘the best value tourist attraction in the U.K.’. Beautifully illustrated article
 
LABIDOCHROMIS SPECIES "HONGI" AND SOME SPAWNING CATFISH?
By Ivor Hilton
When Ivor tried spawning “Hongi” this acted as a trigger for a group of Synodontis catfish to make their own spawning run
 
RECORDING A SELDOM SEEN CATFISH - SYNODONTIS KATANGAE
By David Marshall
As one of very few fishkeepers to have kept this catfish David explains the natural history and aquarium keeping of this amazing catfish
 
THE RUSIAN COBRA GUPPY
By David Marshall
To quote our Author ‘They live in acidic water and are the most aggressive variety of guppy I have ever kept’. Amazing notes on a very different guppy strain
 
GIANT CROCODILES THE ULTIMATE PREDATORS - PART TWO
By Richard Freeman
Amazing facts as Richard concludes his look at Giant Crocodiles
 
A VISIT TO THE INAGRAUL AQUATICS LIVE AQUATIC SHOW
By Dr. David Ford
Dr. Ford visits the Olympia event
 
KEVIN’S AQUATIC VIEWPOINT - OLYMPIA 2011
By Kevin King
Kevin takes a unique look at Aquatics Live 2011
 
THE BITTERLING
By David Marshall
As Bitterling make a re-appearance in the aquarium hobby we have all the information you need to successfully keep these amazing fish.
 
WHAT’S BEEN DID AND WHAT’S BEEN HID?
By Jonathan Downes
Our Author looks at four aquatic creatures that had great popularity in the aquarium hobby but which are now seldom seen
 
THE MUSTARD CATFISH REVISITED
By David Marshall
David unravels the mystery of a catfish with amazing body patterning

Aquarium Gazette issue 26


 

THE END OF A U.K. COASTAL CONSERVATION DREAM BUT THE START OF SOMETHING BIG?

Contributions by Nicky Hoar, Carrie Park, Andy Washington and David Marshall

Will a delay in legislation mean an end to the U.K.’s proposed Marine Conservation Zones and what does a new scheme with Royal consent have to offer in exchange?


THE NEON AND CARDINAL TETRA - TWO VERY SPECIAL FISH

By Dr. David Ford

The Author takes a new look at two ‘old favourites’ of the aquarium hobby


PIRANHA - THE NOISE

By Andy Washington

The Author mixes his own investigations into the noise made by Piranha with the findings of a newly published scientific report. Makes great reading


SPAWNING THE EMPEROR TETRA

By Ivor Hilton

An amazing, and beautifully illustrated, account of the spawning of this beautiful characin


AN INTRODUCTION TO FISH DISEASES PART THREE – FUNGUS

By Dr. David Ford

A comprehensive, and well illustrated, guide to the problem of fungal disease in fish


OCEANARIUM DIARY CHRISTMAS 2011

By Samantha Jux, on behalf of The Bournemouth Aquarium

A look at the work of The Bournemouth Aquarium


KEVIN’S AQUATIC VIEWPOINT - THE THINGS YOU CAN PURCHASE FROM WEBSITES?

By Kevin King

The Author is on a mission to rescue fish seen on Internet adds. Makes great reading


FACT FILE - THE FIRE EEL

By Paul Barrow

A comprehensive look at Fire Eels


MY EXPERIENCES IN KEEPING FIRE EELS

By Jamie Horne

Excellent practical information on the keeping of Fire Eels that is presented in a question and answers style


GETTING TO GRIPS WITH RUBBER EELS

By Jonathan Downes

All you need to know about keeping these amazing amphibians is presented here


THE CAECILIAN MAFIA ADDS TO ITS RANKS?

By Oll Lewis

The Author presents what we believe to be the first account of the breeding of Rubber Eels to be published in a U.K. aquarium magazine. Amazing illustrations


FISH TALES - SEEKING MEGA-CAECILIANS

By Dr. Karl Shuker

What is the huge unknown caecilian that is reported from South America? Our Author may have the answer


FRESHWATER CONSERVATION NEWS FROM THE DORSET WILDLIFE TRUST

By Nicky Hoar and Kerry Staddon, on behalf of Dorset Wildlife Trust Press Office

DWT have embarked on some very interesting freshwater conservation programmes


FOREVER BLOWING BUBBLES

By David Marshall

A step-by-step guide to the spawning of the Thoracata catfish. Beautifully illustrated

Aquarium Gazette issue 27

BREEDING CORYDORAS DAVIDSANDSI

By Allan James

The Author explains, in detail, how to breed this amazing Corydoradinae


CWO44 - WHAT ARE YOU?

By Andy Washington

Could this fish be a newly discovered Corydoras specie or a scientifically named fish with a lost holotype?


FISH TALES - A FURRY FISH FROM THE AZORES

By Dr. Karl Shuker

A very different article that you will enjoy


BETTA SPLENDENS - A PORTFOLIO

By K.A. Webb

Beautiful look at a number of Betta splendens fin and colour varieties


A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO BREEDING BETTA SPLENDENS - SIAMESE FIGHTING FISH

By David Marshall

Our Editor guides us through the breeding steps of the most popular labyrinth fish. Beautifully illustrated


VELVET - THE LOOK GOOD DISEASE

By Dr. David Ford

Dr. Ford presents a very comprehensive look at velvet disease


A VISIT TO THE NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL AQUARIUM

By Allan James

A beautifully illustrated look at this amazing Public Aquarium


AN INTRODUCTION TO HORNED FROGS

By Corinna Downes

Corinna explains how to care for these amazing amphibians


KEVIN’S AQUATIC VIEWPOINT - KEVIN GOES BACK TO SCHOOL?

By Kevin King

In his own unique style Kevin goes on another fish rescue mission


MY EXPERIENCES IN KEEPING TYRE TRACK EELS

By Norman Banks

Norman draws on his experiences in keeping Tyre Track Eels to produce a wonderful article


DORSET’S DRAGONFLY WONDERS

By Kerry Staddon, on behalf of Dorset Wildlife Trust

Dorset is home to the largest number of Dragonfly species in the U.K.


THE LAKE TAHOE MONSTER

By Richard Freeman

Richard takes an in depth look at the mystery of ‘Tessie’


A JECKYLL AND HYDE OF CHARACINS

By David Marshall

The Red Cross Tetra has many sides to its nature


Aquarium Gazette Issue 28

KNIFEFISH - THE PHILIPPINES INVASION

By Andy Washington

Are Clown knifefish responsible for the demise of other fish species in the Philippines?


FISH FACT FILE - TANGANYIKAN SPINY EEL

By Paul Barrow

Paul presents facts and figures about Mastacembelus ellipsifer


MY EXPERIENCES IN KEEPING THE TANGANYIKAN SPINY EEL

By Dave Kirk

Dave makes his writing debut as he tells us about his success in keeping 

Mastacembelus ellipsifer


PORTFOLIO -TANGANYIKAN CICHLIDS THAT ARE SUITABLE COMPANIONS FOR TANGANYIKAN SPINY EELS

Photographs by Iggy Tavares

Beautiful photograph collection


A VISIT TO THE SCARBOROUGH SEA-LIFE AND SEAL RESCUE CENTRE 

By David Marshall

A beautifully illustrated look at North Yorkshire’s premier Public Aquarium


FIVE BARBS THAT ARE SUITABLE FOR A SMALL COMMUNITY AQUARIUM

By Mike Dewar

Barb expert Mike Dewar looks at 5 Puntius species suitable for the community aquarium


DISCHERODONTUS HALEI - THE SOMPHONGI BARB

By Andy Rushworth

The first article on the Somphongi Barb to be published in a U.K. aquarium magazine


TIME TO SPEAK UP FOR PROTECTION OF OUR SEAS

By Carrie Park, on behalf of Devon Wildlife Trust

Carrie tells us about a new initiative that will allow computer users to gain an amazing insight into native marine conservation


THE HOLE IN THE HEAD ‘DISEASE’ – NOT JUST A CICHLID PROBLEM?

By Dr. David Ford

A complete guide to spotting, diagnosing and treating this ‘disease’


A TALE OF TWO OSCARS

By Richard Holland, Sheffield Fish Rescue

A fascinating account of how two dying Oscars were brought back to life


OSCAR CICHLID FACT FILE

By Paul Barrow

Paul takes a comprehensive look at the most popular large cichlid in the aquarium hobby


OCELLI AND BITES

By David Marshall

When it comes to looking out for themselves Oscars have more ‘tricks up their sleeves’ that fishkeepers first realise


FISH TALES - RENÉ MAGRITTE AND THE REVERSE MERMAID - A VERY FISHY TALE, IN EVERY SENSE!

By Dr. Karl Shuker

An old newspaper cutting took Dr. Shuker down a path of discovery


A LITTLE PIECE OF HISTORY IN YOUR TANK

By Jonathan Downes

A very different, and extremely interesting, article


BETTA PUGNAX - THE REVISED ARTICLE

By David Marshall

This well illustrated article includes the first photographs of Betta pugnax ‘egg spitting’ to be published in a U.K. aquarium magazine


Aquarium Gazette Issue 29

A JUBILEE VISIT TO THE ‘EXPLORIS’ AQUARIUM, BELFAST

By Dr. David Ford

Dr. Ford visits Northern Ireland’s leading Public Aquarium


THE SOUTHERN MOUTHBROODER - A DWARF HAPLOCHROMIS

By David Marshall

An in depth look at the world of Pseudocrenilabrus philander philander


KNIFE LIVEBEARER REVISITED -CAN ALFARO CULTRATUS USE PARTHENOGENESIS AS A MEANS OF REPRODUCTION?

By Jonathan Downes

New research into the amazing reproduction strategies of the Knife livebearer


MORE NEWS FROM ‘LIVING SEAS’

By Nicky Hoar, on behalf of Dorset Wildlife Trust

The amazing aquatic conservation work of the Dorset Wildlife Trust continues


FISH TALES - THE MYSTERY OF THE LAKE KANSAE MONSTER

By Dr. Karl Shuker

Does a unknown Myxociprinus specie lurk in a little known lake in China?


MYXOCIPRINUS ASCIATICUS - A FLAG SHIP FISH FOR CHINA?

By David Marshall

A look at one of the most loved coldwater fish species


A SHOCKING TALE OF TWO ELECTRIC CATFISH

By Richard Holland, Sheffield Fish Rescue

When Richard rescued two Electric catfish he received much pain in exchange for his act of kindness


THE ELECTRIC EEL - LIGHTING UP THE AMAZON

By David Marshall

Would you keep the most deadly Knifefish known to man in your aquarium?


A CONCISE GUIDE TOGLASS WORMS

By Majid Ali

Majid follows-up his iconic Internet article with new research


DORSET’S DRAGONFLY WONDERS RE-VISITED

By Kerrie Staddon, on behalf of Dorset Wildlife Trust

News of a major conservation project aimed at restoring Dragonfly numbers and their habitats


PATS 2012

By Dr. David Ford

An illustrated look at the aquatics section of a major pet tradeshow      


PORTFOLIO - MY FIVE FAVOURITE RAINBOWFISHES

By K.A. Webb

A stunning look at five very different Rainbowfishes


STARTING RIGHT WITH RAINBOWFISHES

By David Marshall

An excellent guide to the care and breeding of Rainbowfishes


SUPPLEMENT NUMBER ONE TO ‘STARTING RIGHT WITH BONY TONGUED FISH’

By Andy Washington

Andy follows-up a previous article with new information on Arapaima and Dragon Fish

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