Dr. Alan DeAngelo interview

Dr. Alan DeAngelo
 
Today’s interviewee is one of those cichlid keepers who’s forgotten more about cichlids than most of us will ever know. How many of you bought your first aquarium at 6 years old? If you did, are you still going strong in the hobby after more than 50 years? How many of you helped your dad build a 130g aquarium using stainless steel, especially one that has lasted over 50 years (albeit resealed a few times), which has seen countless offspring from tropheus, discus, convicts, mbuna, and more?

Continue reading this post…

Serials (magazines) that cover cichlids

Magazines that cover cichlids. Image by the author.

Looking for some good magazine or journal resources on cichlids? Although there isn’t a wide array of publications that include or focus on cichlid content, there are a few. Below are the English-speaking ones I’m aware of. I’ve done posts on some of these, which you can find using the search box. Formats vary from both digital and print to only print or only digital. All are US based unless otherwise noted. Also note that some of these are general fish publications and don’t focus exclusively on cichlids. 

Continue reading this post…

Be a Buntbarsche Bulletin contributor

Cover of the July 2020 Buntbarsche Bulletin. Photo from the American Cichlid Association – https://cichlid.org/.

 

Never heard of the Buntbarsche Bulletin (BB)? Go to the BB website or see my previous post about it for a full description. What I wanted to mention in this post is that the publication needs contributors. They need folks to submit articles for publication. You don’t have to be a cichlid expert and you don’t have to be a great writer. Daryl Hutchins, the editor, is a really nice guy and he’ll help you with editing. Btw, I did an interview with Daryl way back in 2016 (which reminds me I should do another one with him soon).

Continue reading this post…