Cockatoo Cichlid Facts And Care

The cockatoo cichlid is an exceptionally appealing fish because of its toughness and lovely tinge. It is a ray fined fish under Cichlidae family of order Perciformes. It (Apistogramma cacatuoides) was first exposed by the Dutch ichthyologist J. J. Hoedeman in 1951.  It is not listed as threatened species on the IUCN Red Data Book.Distribution … Read more

Cherry Barb (Puntius titteya) Facts

The cherry barb is an exceptionally famous and appealing fish among the freshwater aquarium devotees because of its splendid tinge. It is a freshwater ray finned cyprinid of order Cypriniformes. At present, this gorgeous fish is listed as threatened species on the IUCN Red List due to over exploitation and pollution. Systematic Position Phylum: Chordata … Read more

Bandit Corydoras (Corydoras metae) Information

Bandit corydoras is an exceptionally well known tropical freshwater aquarium fish among the aquarium fish keepers. It is a silurid catfish which belongs to the Callichthyidae family under class Actinopterygii. It (Corydoras metae) was first depicted by Ichthyologist Carl Henry Eigenmann in 1914. The genus name “Corydoras” comes from Greek ‘Kory’ means helmet and Greek … Read more

Aquarium Fish Info and Care: Zebra Pleco (Hypancistrus zebra)

The zebra pleco is a very attractive and well known aquarium fish among the pet fish enthusiasts due to its brilliant body decoration and hardiness.  It is a Actinopterygian scaleless ray-finned fish under Loricarridae family of order Siluriformes. It was first discovered by Dutch Ichthyologist Isaäc J. H. Isbrücker and Han Nijssen in 1991. Systematic … Read more

Bumblebee Catfish Care

The bumblebee catfish is well known aquarium fish among the pet fish keepers. It is also referred to as the South American Bumblebee Catfish. It is a bottom dwelling fish which was first described by Carl Henry Eigenmann in 1912. This fish belongs to Pseudopimelodidae family under Order Siluriformes of Class Actinopterygii (=Osteichthyes). Systematic Position … Read more

Freshwater Aquarium Fish Profile: Julii Corydoras(Corydoras julii)

The Julii Corydoras is a very popular aquarium fish among the pet fish keepers due to its brilliant body coloration and appearance. Austrian ichthyologist Franz Steindachner first described the species ‘Julii Corydoras’ (Corydoras Julii) in 1906. It has placed in Callichthyidae family under order Siluriformes of class Actinopterygii (=Osteichthyes). Systematic Position Phylum: Chordata Sub-phylum: Vertebrata … Read more