Fish of the Month!

The common Angelfish, Pterophylum scalare, is a species of tropical cichlid found in both the Amazon and Orinoco basins of South America. The Angelfish lives up to its name with their long, flowing fins and elegant delta of a body….

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There are many different types of Saltwater shrimp, A favorite among Saltwater hobbyist is the Skunk Cleaner Shrimp (Lysmata amboinensis). Even those unfamiliar to the hobby have seen pictures of the Cleaner Shrimp using his white antenna to advertise his…

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The Harlequin Rasbora (Rasbora heteromorpha) is a small fish, which is a member of the Cyprinidae family. The Harlequin Rasbora is described as being differently shaped (heteromorpha translating from Greek “differently shaped”) as compared to other members of the Rasbora…

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The Betta fish (Betta splendens) is a type of Gourami that live in the rice patty fields of Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Thailand. While in the wild these subtropical fish live in a extreme variance of temperatures, they do best…

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The Convict Cichlid (Amatitlania nigrofasciata) is a South American cichlid found in the rivers and streams in the southern edge of Central America near Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, but have also been observed in well planted lakes. The Convict…

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The Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) is a tropical marine reef fish from the Pacific and Indian oceans. While the clownfish has been widely available for many decades it became a Celebrity after the release of the Disney movie, Finding Nemo in…

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     The Goldfish (Carassius auratus) is a freshwater species originating in east Asia.  It was one of the first fish in the world to be domesticated by humans some one thousand years ago. The Goldfish comes in many variety’s…

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The Fire Goby (Nemateleotris magnifica) or Firefish, is a wonderful addition to any reef aquarium. This small fish, maxing out at three inches, is often seen hovering above the rock work in search of food.  They are able to do…

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The Bala Shark (Balantiocheilos melanopterus) also known as the Tricolor  Shark, is actually a type of Minnow from the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo. The Tricolor Shark is large growing, obtaining a sizeof at least eight inches in length. Don’t…

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      The Honey Gourami (Trichogaster chuna) is native to India and Bangladesh. This fish makes a great inhabitant for any planted aquarium.This dwarf gourami only grows to three inches and is peaceful, making them a good choice for a beginner….

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