National Geographic : 1934 Jan
RAINBOW DENIZENS OF THE AQUARIUM PANCHAX VARIETIES HAVE A WIDE POPULARITY Their graceful shape and bright colors are retained the year round. They were formerly known as Haplochilusspecies. Panchaxplayfairiis beautifully colored, although not so graceful as some other members of the family. Life size. © National Geographic Society f inlay photographs Dy Ectwin L. wisnera THE PEACOCK OF THE PANCHAX FAMILY Although considered by many to be the most beautiful of all aquarium fishes, the blue gularis, Fundulopanchaxgularis,is difficult to handle. Breeding requires unusual patience, since the eggs take from five to six weeks to hatch. Life size.