Not that I am newbie in all this, but the past few years have really limited my time in the fish room. Thanks to a generous hobbyist (Barry Durst) who sent me some white worms, there was a packet of N. guentheri eggs in his package. They were picked in June and normally I would only hold them for two months, these were ready to pop at 3 months. So I placed them in water last night and this morning woke up to small hatch of N. guentheri fry! Thankfully I use BBS for my adult fish as well as […]
After some consideration, I have decided to try something new. Within the next couple of days, I intend to link all interesting news that comes my way via the web including Facebook posts, pictures and other website information. In other words, I want to make Killienutz Online a central place to find out about all the latest about killies. While I may use some thumbnails to identify the stories, the link will take you directly to story/pics on their original locations. I will only create a link title. To add to this, I am hoping some of […]
While some of my friends would probably hope it means I am working on my character flaws, I really mean I am making modifications to KillieNutz Online. My goal is to make the system more streamline as well as easier to use. I created a ton of pages over the years and most are still viable, but I want to make them easier to use for those who need information, both hobbyist as well as scientific. On top of that I want to get back to the original goal of providing a current news and information site for our […]
APRIL 14, 2021 A new species of Nothobranchius has been described as a close relative of N. eggersi. PAPER & ABSTRACT Nothobranchius nikiforovi, a new species of seasonal killifish from the lower Matandu drainage in south-eastern coastal Tanzania (Cyprinodontiformes: Nothobranchiidae) – BÉLA NAGY, BRIAN R. WATTERS, ALEXANDRA A. RASPOPOVA zootaxa.4950.1.5 Nothobranchius nikiforovi, a new species known from seasonal habitats in the lower Matandu drainage in south-eastern coastal Tanzania is described. It is distinguished from all other congeners, except N. eggersi, by males presenting two colour phenotypes: the blue phenotype having a bright iridescent light blue to blue-green body, with narrow red-brown scale margins […]
I am running a little behind in my ongoing news research, but I came across this new Rivulus description today. Anablepsoides origuelai, a new species of the Anablepsoides ornatus species group (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) from Rio Tapajós drainage, Amazon basin, Brazil – Dalton Tavares Bressane Nielsen and Renato Pastor Veiga – aqua 27 (1) pp. 5-10 ABSTRACT Anablepsoides origuelai, new species, is described from the Rio Tapajós drainage, near at its mouth at the Amazon River, Brazil. It was found in lentic portions of a tributary of rio Tapajós. The new species is a member of the Anablepsoides ornatus species group, which includes another five species, […]
May 13, 2021 The Fundulopanchax database is now initialized. While the full data and photographs are not yet in place, there is a complete listing of all groups and species in those groups available.