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barbs

Barbs

April 18, 2012 0 Comments

Small and bright, animated Barbs are an instant hit in the fish tank. Be careful though as each variety of Barb comes with a different personality and can terrorize your other fish or… Read More »

betta

Betta

April 19, 2012 0 Comments

Vibrantly colored and often found in small, individual containers, the Betta or Siamese Fighting Fish quickly catches the eye of the freshwater fish finder. Their delicate fins, in explosive colors, captivate old and… Read More »

convict-cichlid

Convict Cichlid

April 19, 2012 0 Comments

Also known as Zebra fish, the Convict Cichlid is an excellent beginner aquarium fish. Relatively small, they are easy to care for and have a striking appearance. It is important to remember, however,… Read More »

corydoras-catfish

Corydoras Catfish

April 19, 2012 0 Comments

Corydoras Catfish, also known as Cories or Cory Cats, are an excellent addition to any freshwater aquarium. They get along with all other fish and provide a unique shape and appearance to the… Read More »

danios

Danio

May 2, 2012 0 Comments

Boisterous and beautiful, the Danio brings flash and pizazz to any home aquarium. These small beauties are easy to keep, hardy and adaptable to a wide variety of water conditions. Preferring to spend… Read More »

freshwater-angelfish

Freshwater Angelfish

May 2, 2012 0 Comments

The Freshwater Angelfish hails from the rivers of South America. Triangularly shaped and thin pressed, they hide among roots and plants before ambushing their prey. Their coloring helps to provide additional camouflage. Interestingly,… Read More »

frogfish

Frogfish

May 2, 2012 0 Comments

Frogfish, or Anglers, are a species of fish that have developed the ability to “fish” for their food. Their bodies are equipped with “lures” that attract other fish to them. They can eat… Read More »

frogs

Frogs

May 2, 2012 0 Comments

If you are looking for a lively, low maintenance addition to your fish tank, consider the Dwarf African Frog. This particular frog spends its entire life underwater, only rising to the surface when… Read More »

goldfish

Goldfish

May 1, 2012 0 Comments

As the earliest fish to be domesticated, almost everyone has seen or owned a Goldfish at some time in their life. The Goldfish is a small member of the carp family, first domesticated… Read More »

gourami

Gourami

May 2, 2012 0 Comments

Gourami can almost be considered the ideal aquarium fish. Easy going, colorful and elegant, they make an excellent addition to any aquarium. Hailing from Asia like the Betta, this species has a couple… Read More »