Crenuchus spilurus

Crenuchus spilurus

Crenuchus spilurus, the Sailfin Tetra, are a species of tetra from the Rio Negro and other Amazon watershed rivers. Reaching a size of 3-3.5 inches, they are larger than your typical home aquarium tetra and should be kept in tanks 20 gallons and larger, with higher...
Acarichthys heckelii

Acarichthys heckelii

Acarichthys heckelii, or Threadfin Acara, is one of the more elegant-looking cichlids, developing long trailing thread-like projections on their dorsal fin as adults. These fish are native to the northern parts of the Amazon basin in Colombia, Peru, and Brazil. Adults...

Community Training Workshops Best Handling Practices 2017

Over the course of the multi-day workshops, which were provided free to aquarium fish collectors who are part of the local trade association/cooperative, ORNAPESCA, Project Piaba Brazil’s group of local experts covered topics such as basic water quality management,...

2017 Expedition Report

FFSG 2017 Newsletter Summarizing the Project Piaba 2017 Expedition and plans for 2018 PDF of FFSG Newsletter...

Scott Dowd, 2018 Indianapolis Prize Nominee

Read more about the Indianapolis Prize 2018 Nominees, “Regarded as the world’s leading award for animal conservation, the biennial Prize spotlights the stories and accomplishments of brave men and women whose work not only saves species of this generation, but...