Fish Profile: Dwarf Corydoras (Corydoras hastatus)

The Dwarf Corydoras is a very well-known freshwater aquarium fish due to its body shape and attractive transparent coloration. It is a tropical freshwater fish which belongs to the family Callichthyidae (sub-family-Corydoradinae) under order Siluriformes of class Actinopterygii (=Osteichthyes). The dwarf corydoras (Corydoras hastatus) was first discovered by Carl H. Eigenmann ( a German-American Ichthyologist) … Read more

White Cloud Mountain Minnow Fish Facts

The White Cloud fish is an extremely nice-looking aquarium fish among the pet fish managers because of its impressive body tinge and hardiness. This fish (Tanichthys albonubes) was first explained by prominent Zoologist and Ichthyologist Lin Shu-Yen in 1932. The genus “Tanichthys” is named after the famous Scout of Kwangtung Mr Tan Kam Fei. The … Read more

Goldfish Facts

The goldfish (Carassius auratus) is one of the most popular aquarium fish which belongs to the Cyprinid family (Carp family) of order Cypriniformes. Today, all descendants of the goldfish come from Prussian carp which is native to Eastern and Southeast Asia. Goldfish is related to carp but not the same as carp. Goldfish can be … Read more

Gold Barb : Puntius sachsii

The Gold Barb is an attractive and gorgeous aquarium fish. It is very popular among the beginner fish keepers because of its brilliant body coloration and toughness.  It is a freshwater ray-finned fish which belongs to the Minnows or carps family (Cyprinidae)  of  Class Actinopterygii. It is evaluated as least concern (LC) in the IUCN … Read more

Beautiful Aquarium Fish: Harlequin Rasbora

The harlequin rasbora (Trigonostigma heteromorpha), is a very fashionable and nice-looking cyprinid aquarium fish.  It is hardy fish with brilliant body coloration. In 1904, it was first described by Duncker and it has placed in Cyprinidae family (Minnows or carps)) under Order Cypriniformes of Class Actinopterygii (=Ostecihthyes). It is now listed as Least Concern (LC) … Read more

Rainbow shark: Epalzeorhynchos frenatum

The rainbow shark is an eye-catching aquarium fish due to its brilliant tail coloration and hardiness. It was first made explanation by American Zoologist Henry Weed Fowler in 1934. It is an appealing actinopterygian ray-finned fish which belongs to the family Cyprinidae (minnow family) of order  Cypriniformes. Synonyms of this species are Labeo frenatus Fowler, … Read more