Glass Catfish: Species Profile and Care Guide

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Glass catfish (Kryptopterus vitreolus) is a beautiful and awesome-looking aquarium fish that is native to southeast Asia. They are typically found in the slow-flowing waters of small rivers and streams in southern Thailand and Burma. This fish is a common aquarium fish and lives in freshwater environments such as lakes, rivers, caves, and swamps. It … Read more

Bloodfin Tetra: Aphyocharax anisitsi

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You can intensify your tank with the Bloodfin Tetra (Aphyocharax anisitsi). This lovely fish features a curious bright red body, black eyes, and a golden tail fin. It is a very interesting fish with easy to care for and makes a great addition to an aquarium that already contains live plants. It is also known … Read more

Honey Gourami: A Species Profile

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The Honey Gourami (Trichogaster chuna) is a popular aquarium fish with an appearance that makes the aquarium more attractive among the pet fish keepers. It has a distinct honey color pattern than other gouramis. They also have a large hump on their head. Their common name, “Honey Gourami“, refers to the coloration, which is complemented … Read more

Cockatoo Dwarf Cichlid: Apistogramma cacatuoides

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Cockatoo cichlid (Apistogramma cacatuoides) is a popular aquarium fish which is also known as the Cockatoo dwarf cichlid, Cockatoo dwarf, or Cockatoo Apisto. The Cockatoo Dwarf Cichlid is named after its beautiful coloration, being similar to Cockatoos. It is a freshwater fish from South America, where it is found in the Amazon basin, Rio Negro, … Read more

Black Phantom Tetra

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The black phantom tetra is a tropical fish which is also known as the big-eyed black phantom or just phantom tetra. It is a small freshwater fish that belongs to the family Characidae under order Characiformes. It is native to South America, where it occurs in the Paraguay-Paraná River basin. Systematic Position Phylum: ChordataSubphylum: VertebrataClass: … Read more

Beautiful Comet Goldfish Facts

Comet goldfish is the popular aquarium fish due to its beautiful body coloration. It is also called pond comet or comet-tail goldfish. It has deeply forked caudal fin which makes the differences from common goldfish. It is an Atinopterygian  ray finned fish which belongs to the Cyprinidae family under order Cypriniformes. In the early 19th … Read more