Practical Fishkeeping May 2024

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Taking a chance with the prettiest dwarf cichlids

On Sale: 18/04/2024

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This issue we’re getting hands on with the stunning Dicrossus filamentosus cichlids, with their checkerboard markings and alluring fin extensions. Find out how to keep and breed one of fishkeeping’s most overlooked miniature delights.

What’s inside the May issue of PFK:

•    CHECK, MATE: Magnificent markings and magnificent fins, and only a little bit demanding. Could Dicrossus be for you?  
•    THE SELF-SUSTAINING HABITAT: Is it possible to support a whole ecosystem with botanicals alone? One aquarist tries…
•    TAKE A BREAK: How to plan for a disaster-free holiday away from your aquarium this summer.   
•    WONDROUS WIDOWS: Freshwater biologist Tai Strietman plays his hand at a Pantanal layout for Gymnocorymbus.
•    TREAT FOR SUCCESS: Find out what goes into aquarium medications, and find out what they can and can’t do for your fish.
•    BLOOMS BE GONE: We take a first look at the brand new Fluval FX UVC In-Line clarifier for aquaria.