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

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

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

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

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