This is a beautiful Parosphromenus phoenicurus male, one of the latest
described species (2012 Schindler & Linke), barely four cm big. This fish was
imported in september 2014 by Aquarium Dietzenbach, Germany.
Endeavours to breed and multiply this particular species has now become
possible due to this import and is a task taken on by many members of the
On these pages you will meet friends of the highly endangered
Licorice Guramies, small labyrinth fishes of the genus Parosphromenus
from the peat swamps in South East Asia.
Here you will find all important informations about these jewels from the rapidly
disappearing primary forests in Malaysia and Indonesia. At the same time you
will learn all about the Parosphromenus-Project, which you can recognize by
Become a member and take part in this, one of the first international
projects which is not just about keeping fish for pleasure,
but also about how to preserve them for the future.
Parosphromenus Project Award 2014 for special achievements
At its meeting in Hamburg/Germany (September 6th 2014) the steering group of the project has decided to establish an annual award for achievements that support the aims of the project. The award is symbolic; it has no material form. It will be submitted as a digital document.
For the first time we present the award in 2014 to Mr.
Herbert Nigl (Aquarium Dietzenbach/ Germany)
Please click here to view the whole document and more informations
02.11.2014 Latest Newsletter
21.10.2014 The species articles of P. phoenicurus and P. gunawani has been translated into german and french.
Helping us with translations are Dorothee Jöllenbeck-Pfeffel and Herve Gonin.
Thank you !