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.
Endavours 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.
The book has been published!
Four years of work have been worth while: The first comprehensive book on Parosphromenus has freshly come out of print at September 15th
The authors: Peter Finke and Martin Hallmann.
Hundreds of photos, 200 pages.Text in German.
The price is 29,80 Euros.
You can see sample pages and order it from Germany at
If you want to order it from outside Germany, write to