Regardless of your level of involvement in the hobby, it’s a good idea to stay informed about it. There are lots of activities taking place from policy perspectives that have the potential to change the hobby landscape, including cichlid keeping. Policies surrounding the collection and transportation of wild fauna around the world are consistently contested. These policy debates don’t always lead to anything substantive…but sometimes they do.
For a small view into one of the latest battles that could eventually have repercussions in the cichlid community, check out this post at Reef2Rainforest.