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New aquarium addition - Neolamprologus tretocephalus

I had one of these a couple of years back, but tragically learned that they are very good at jumping. But now, after lowering the water level another few inches (I know, a lid would make more sense) and scouring the state looking for a breeder, I’ve got my hands on another. 61 more words


On Lake Tanganyika.

(Inspired by an article by Jeffrey Gettleman)

On Lake Tanganyika fishing nets from skeeter netting

Are practical and inexpensive – and to some, upsetting.  62 more words


The Great Story of Graf von Goetzen

Lake Tanganyika – look it up. It spans 68,000 squared kilometres. At it’s greatest length it is 210 miles long and 150 wide. It’s coastline stretches for 2,000 miles. 624 more words

[Today in History] December 15th


2014 – Wreckage on Tanganyika Lake, Katanga shore, causes 253 survivors and 129 missing

Kale/Today In History

Capsized Boat Kills Over 120 In Congo DR

At least 129 people have died after a boat capsized in Lake Tanganyika in south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. 230 more words


At least 134 bodies have been recovered from Lake Tanganyika in the Democratic Republic of Congo, after a ferry capsized on Friday.
Local transport minister Laurent Sumba Kahozi said the search for survivors was on going. 114 more words


[Today in History] December 5th


1887 – Stanley’s expedition reaches plateau at Lake Albert
2005 – The Lake Tanganyika earthquake causes significant damage, mostly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Pà Kongo|About Congo