"Exploring Freshwater Biodiversity" webinar was held in collaboration between Sulawesi Keepers and the Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Sulawesi and was attended by more than 100 participants.
There are about 70 endemic species of freshwater fish in Sulawesi. Most of them belong to these families: sailfin silversides, ricefish, viviparous halfbeaks, gobies.
One of our main goals is to connect with other aquarists and inform them about the current state of Sulawesi freshwater habitats.
Sulawesi Keepers presented new findings collected by a recent expedition to Sulawesi lakes. A raffle was held in the evening and the proceeds were donated to support the activities of Sulawesi Keepers. Exactly 1000 EUR!
Our first field trip is over. We collected tons of material and met new people with whom we are united by the effort to help save aquatic biotopes and their unique inhabitants. You can find here our first impressions and short summary.
Arbeitskreis Wirbellose in Binnengewässern e.V. (AKWB, Working Group for Invertebrates in Inland Waters) is an association whose goal is to promote the care and breeding of invertebrates in inland waters.
Our team of experts and advisors has grown to include a very well-known aquarist, Sulawesi fish expert Andreas Wagnitz from Germany. Great breeder and photographer, he undertook several expeditions to Indonesia, caught many of his animals in Sulawesi…
Caridina dennerli and other popular aquarium shrimps are facing extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. See the 14 most threatened species.
We have sent mineral salts for Sulawesi shrimps to the conservation breeding facility in Indonesia. You can help species conservation by securing the materials for future deliveries.
We are launching the Sulawesi Keepers Global Survey to find out what species are currently kept by the aquarists worldwide. Fish, shrimps, snails, crabs…