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Cinnamon Clownfish

Introduction to the Cinnamon Clownfish The mature Cinnamon Clownfish (Also referred to as the Amphiprion melanopus) looks as though it has been dipped in spice. A majority will be dull reddish brown or red with black on the anal and pelvic fins and body. The pectoral...

Red Tail Shark

Introduction to The Red Tail Shark The Red tail shark belongs to the minnow and carp family Cyprinidae, and is a member of the genus Epalzeorhynchos. Labeo bicolor, used to be the scientific name for the red tail shark, but today it has been changed to Epalzeorhynchos...

Rainbow Shark

Introduction to The Rainbow Shark The rainbow shark (Also known as the Epalzeorhynchos frenatus) is a favored freshwater fish that is associated to the family Cyprinidae under order Cypriniformes of Class Actinopterygii.  It is also known as whitetail shark minnow,...

Zebra Danio

Introduction to the Zebra Danio The zebra danio is a generally friendly and small fish. It is very rugged and able to adapt which makes it an ideal fish for the amateur aquarist. The zebra fish is a favored fish, and you can readily find it in nearly every aquarium...

Tinfoil Barb

Introduction to The Tinfoil Barb The Tinfoil barb generally grows rather large, anywhere up to 14 inches in length (35 centimeters) and it is therefore not viable for small aquariums. Amateur aquarists often purchase young Tinfoil barbs without first doing the...

Tiger Barb

Introduction to the Tiger Barb The Tiger barb is one of many barb species that are generally kept by freshwater aquarists. Around 2.6 million fish where imported to the United States in 1992, which made the Tiger Barb 10th on the list of the most commonly imported...

Rosy Barb

Rosy barb information The Rosy barb is a rugged fish and stays fairly small. These two factors, combined with its placid nature and beautiful coloration, has made it a favored aquarium fish that can be kept even by amateur aquarists with fairly small aquariums. The...

Odessa Barb

Introduction to the Odessa Barb The Odessa barb is an alluring aquarium fish, but not as widely known as its famous barb relatives such as the Rosy barb and the Cherry barb. The Odessa can still be difficult to find in general pet stores and you might need to visit a...

Harlequin Rasbora

Introduction to The Harlequin Rasbora The harlequin rasbora (Also known as the Trigonostigma heteromorpha) is a prominent aquarium fish that belongs to the Cyprinidae family under Order Cypriniformes of Class Actinopterygii. This particular fish species is indigenous...

Fancy Goldfish

Introduction to the Fancy Goldfish The fancy goldfish (Also known as Carassius auratus) is a freshwater aquarium fish which is also known as the common goldfish. It is indigenous to eastern Asia where it is distributed from Siberia to China and it has now spread...