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 …

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 …

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 …

Cichlids Fish Aquarium

Cichlids Fish Aquarium

Cichlids Fish Aquarium Group Characteristics The 1,000 or more members of the cichlid family are native to Central and South America, Africa, Asia, and parts of the USA. Most will …

Anabantids Fish Aquarium

Anabantids Fish Aquarium

Anabantids Fish Aquarium   Group Characteristics Fishes within this group of families often inhabit oxygen-depleted waters of Africa and Asia. They possess an auxiliary breathing organ that enables them to …

Cyprinids Fish

Cyprinids Fish Aquarium

Cyprinids Fish Aquarium   Tiger Barb A diamond-shaped body high dorsal fin and high dorsal fin art typical of the barbs, Several family members have dorsal fins andflattened profiles similar …

Characins Fish

Characins Fish

Characins Fish Beacon Fish The body shape of this fish is typical of die popular tetra group within the characin family. Upper and lower profiles are equally curved. Distichodus African …