World Pet Association supports Project Piaba

World Pet Association supports Project Piaba

How Displaying Fish Can Save the Amazon Project Piaba, a nonprofit with a 25-year history of protecting the Amazon rainforest, has partnered with World Pet Association, which unites the pet community through knowledge, integrity, innovation and leadership.  The...

Apistogramma agassizii

Apistogramma agassizii, also known as Agassiz’s Dwarf Cichlid or Agassizi Apisto, is found throughout most of the Amazon/Solimões basin. The color and patterning of these apistos varies greatly based on where they originate geographically. Color variants include red,...
Corydoras davidsandsi

Corydoras davidsandsi

Corydoras davidsandsi is an active and interesting species of cory cat from the Rio Negro watershed. They have a bold black stripe that can be used to identify them from other similar looking species of cory, (it runs the entire length of their body continuing onto...
Bunocephalus coracoides

Bunocephalus coracoides

Banjo cats, Bunocephalus coracoides, are a species of catfish found throughout the Amazon River basin. They are found in leaf litter and woody debris throughout the Rio Negro and many of its tributaries. Banjo Cats are perfect for the catfish enthusiast, as long as...
Poecilocharax weitzmani

Poecilocharax weitzmani

Poecilocharax weitzmani, the black morpho tetra, is a small tetra from the Rio Negro watershed and is one of Project Piaba’s featured fishes. They reach a maximum size of approximately 1.5 inches and are generally peaceful fishes, however they can easily be...