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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...

Gold Barb

Introduction The Gold Barb is an extremely favoured freshwater aquarium fish for novice aquarists due to their rugged and tough body. It is also known as Goldfinned Barb, Chinese Barb, Golden Barb, Half-Banded Barb, Schuberti Barb and Sachsi Barb. It is distributed...

Glofish

Introduction to The Glofish The GloFish (also known as Danio rerio) is a favoured tropical freshwater aquarium fish. It belongs to the Cyprinidae family of fish, under Order Cypriniformes and Class of Actinopterygii. It is also known as the zebrafish and is indigenous...

Cherry Barb

Overview The Cherry Barb has an elongated and torpedo shaped body with forked caudal fin. Dorsal side of the body is fawn colored with a slight greenish sheen. Sides of the body and belly have gleaming silver highlights. A horizontal stripe is present which extends...

Barb Fish

Barb Fish Species - Cyprinids and Freshwater Sharks There are over 2000 identified barb fish species of the Cyprinidae fish family (the barb fish species) and the cyprinids are probably the largest group of fishes in the wild. The water requirements varies from...

Bala Shark

Introduction to The Bala shark The Bala shark (Balantiocheilus melanopterus) is a very popular fish among tropical fish enthusiasts which is also known as the Hangus, Malaysian Shark, Silver Bala, Silver Shark, Tricolor Shark, Tri-color Shark Minnow etc. The Bala...

Freshwater Fish Diseases

Overview of Freshwater Fish Diseases This page on freshwater fish diseases provides the treatment options, typical names and symptoms for your unwell freshwater fish. Prior to using any medication in your tank, ensure that you have diagnosed the freshwater fish...

Kohaku Koi

Introduction The Kohaku Koi was the first variety of koi introduced to Japan in the 19th century. The koi has remained a favorite in Japan since then. This white koi comes with various red patterns. Each pattern comes with a name all of its own, distinguishing the...

Purple Tang

Introduction The Purple Tang fish, or the Yellowtail Sailfin Tang, is not just beautiful, but it’s also one of the toughest surgeonfish you can keep in your aquarium! The Purple Tang or Yellowtail Tang makes a perfect addition to any large aquarium thanks in part to...

Yellow Tang

Introduction The Yellow Tang or Yellow Sailfin Tang is perhaps the best tang for a beginning marine enthusiast and will provide hours of pleasure each day! By far the most popular tang available, the Yellow Tang or Yellow Sailfin Tang is also one of the ten most...