Rosy Barb Fish Aquarium

Rosy Barb Fish Aquarium

Rosy Barb Fish Aquarium This long-finned aquarium-developed strain takes its name from the coppery red metallic sheen on the male flanks. Colors are intensified during breeding. A small dark patch …

Coldwater Marine Fishes

Coldwater Marine Fishes

Coldwater Marine Fishes Group Characteristics Fish-keepers who live near the seashore may be able to collect local species from pools that are isolated by receding tides. If these species outgrow …

Coldwater Freshwater Fishes

Coldwater Freshwater Fishes

Coldwater Freshwater Fishes Group Characteristics The popularity of ornamental coldwater fishes sustained the aquarium hobby for hundreds of years until the tropical varieties were introduced in the 19th century. Coldwater …

Tropical Marine Fishes

Tropical Marine Fishes

 Tropical Marine Fishes   Group Characteristics Marine fishes are the most beautiful M candidates for the aquarium, but they i are also the most intolerant of changes i in water …

Tropical Livebearers Fish Aquarium

Tropical Livebearers Fish Aquarium

Tropical Livebearers Fish Aquarium   Group Characteristics Livebearing fishes are native to the Americas, from New Jersey down to Brazil, and in east Asia. They have been introduced into other …

Tropical Egg Laying Species Fish Aquarium

Tropical Egg Laying Species Fish Aquarium

Tropical Egg Laying Species Fish Aquarium   Group Characteristics Manv egg-laying fishes are monotypic – occurring as a single species within their genus. Some genera contain very few species and …

Killifishes Aquarium

Killifishes Aquarium

Killifishes  Aquarium Group Characteristics Killi is a Dutch word meaning “stream” or “brook”, but the 300 killifish members of the family Cyprinodontidae in fact inhabit a great variety of waters. …

Catfishes Aquarium

Catfishes Aquarium

Catfishes Aquarium Group Characteristics The catfish family contains around 2,000 members, which include some of the more unusual aquarium attractions: certain species swim upside down; some can maneuver on land; …

Loaches Fish Aquarium

Loaches Fish Aquarium

Loaches Fish Aquarium Group Characteristics The various species of loach, that are available to the aquarist come from India and Asia. They spend most of their time on the bottom …