Firemouth Cichlid : Feeding, Housing and Care, Breeding

Firemouth cichlid (Thorichthys meeki) is one of the most beautiful American cichlids. It is named firemouth due to its flaming tinge on the ventral side of its mouth and throat. It was first described by the American researcher Walter L. Brind in 1918.   Firemouth cichlid (Thorichthys meeki) has numerous synonyms such as Thorichthys helleri meeki … Read more

Dwarf Gourami Care Guide

The dwarf gourami is the most popular aquarium fish due to its bright color and hardiness. Its modest dimensions allow keeping in small aquariums. It is suitable for aquarists with any experience, or beginners as the first fish. It is a perch-like modern ray finned fish under the Osphronemidae family of order Perciformes. The Dwarf … Read more

Bala Shark Info: Feeding, Housing and Breeding

Bala shark is an extremely well known freshwater aquarium fish.  It is a modern ray-finned fish under Cyprinidae family of order Cypriniformes. Bala shark (Balantiocheilos melanopterus) was first discovered by Pieter Bleeker in 1850. Now it is listed as endangered species in the Red Data Book of IUCN.  Systematic Position Phylum: Chordata Sub-phylum: Vertebrata Class: … Read more