I would like to publicly acknowledge and give thanks to the following publications and web sites. Without their help, photos and reference material this site would not be possible

Reference material
Exotic Tropical FishesT. F. H. publications.
Cichlids from eastern Africa.Tetra press.
Aquarium Fish.Barrons.
DR. Axelrod's Atlas of
freshwater aquarium fishes.
T. F. H. publications.
Dr. Sterba's
Aquarium Handbook.
The pet library, ltd.
Aquarium plantsTetra press.
Advanced Aquarist Guide.The Pet library.
Freshwater and Marine
R.C. modeler corp.
Aquarium fishEyewitness handbooks
The Encyclopedia of Aquarium fishes in color


The following web sites have been a great help in the making of this page and I wish to thank them here.

  1. Fish Link Central.
  2. CHOP, Cichlid Home Page. Great site sorry to see it go.
  3. FishGeeks: Your Aquarium and Tropical fish resource.
  4. Finns, Fish Information Service.

A special note of thanks goes out to a good friend Jay, without whom this page would not exist.


Countless readers have submitted their photos and we all should thank them for helping us expand our hobby. Without you this website would not exist!

All photos I believe are in the public domain, and credit is given to those that I knew the source of. If I have forgotten anyone please let me know so I can add you. If you need any removed please let me know and I will do so.

The following sites have graciously allowed me to use some photos from their pages.

A special thanks to Dawn for her great pictures, click on her banner below for much more.

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