To be be at the forefront of knowledge ;-)

The taxonomic diversity of the cichlid fish fauna of ancient Lake Tanganyika, East Africa | Journal of Great Lakes Research Volume 46, Issue 5 | 2020.10 |1067-1078

"Here, we provide a current inventory of the cichlid fish fauna of Lake Tanganyika, providing a complete list of all valid 208 Tanganyikan cichlid species, and discuss the taxonomic status of more than 50 undescribed taxa on the basis of the available literature as well as our own observations and collections around the lake."


Very specialized but valuable periodic readings, give a try to digital edition!

AMAZONAS Magazine | since 2005, bi-monthly | ISSN 2166-3106 (print) | 2166-3122 (digital)

One of the world’s legendary tropical fish publications, read by tens of thousands of enthusiasts who are passionate about keeping fascinating and thriving freshwater aquariums in homes, offices, schools, and businesses.

Tanganika MAGAZYN | since 2007, biannual | ISSN 1897-9750

Magazine dedicated to fishes from Tanganyika lake... yes, mostly endemic surprising fauna!


Informative but especially, piece of art!

Tanganyika: Africa's Inland Sea

Angel M. Fitor | 2008 | ISBN: 9783936027945

A journey to the amazing underwater natural wonders of the deepest and oldest lake on the African continent. From breathtaking volcanic sceneries to pygmy shell-dwelling fishes; from freshwater jellyfishes to fighting featherfin cichlids; rare species, fascinating behaviours.


Chris Lukhaup / Stefan Hummel / Dennerle | | 9783943968217

Locations; Columbia Brazil Sarawak Florida Sulawesi With 200 breathtaking coloured pictures 200 pages of pure enthusiasm

The Amazon below water

Oliver Lucanus | 2009 | 9783941881006

This illustrated book features 300 colour photos of the fish, habitats and people living along the Amazon river.

The Book of ADA

Takashi Amano / ADA Nature Aquarium | 2014 |

The Book of ADA is an excellent resource that should be read by all aquascapers- from beginner to pro. A valuable source of inspiration and knowledge passed from the hero of planted aquariums- the late, great Takashi Amano.

ADA concept & product catalog 2014 1/2 2/2

Finally, few specialized books:

  • Aqualog Loricariidae. Alle L-Welse /All L-numbers | Erwin Schraml, Frank Schäfer, Ulrich sen. Glaser, Wolfgang Glaser | 2004 | ISBN 3-936027-51-X

  • Back to Nature Handbuch für L-Welse | Ingo Seidel | 2008 | ISBN 3935175272