live tropical fish

Live tropical fish

Butterfly Koi

Butterfly Koi

Butterfly Koi, Longfin Koi, or Dragon Carp are a kind of attractive fish well known for their elongated finnage. The fish are a breed of the normal carp including numerous wild carp races and also domesticated koi. Butterfly Koi’s normal lifespan is 25 to 35 years.

 

 

Butterfly Koi

Butterfly Koi

 

Butterfly Koi originated from the mid-20th century because of an attempt to increase the hardiness of traditional koi. Japanese breeders interbred wild Indonesian Longfin river carp with traditional koi. The resulting fish had longer fins, long barbells, pompom nostrils, and were hardier than koi. These were known in Japan as “onagaoi” or “hire naga koi”, or translated in English “long tail koi”. Randy LeFever, the son of Wyatt LeFever, a noted breeder of koi, is credited with suggesting they looked like butterflies, a trait for which the breed is named. They are also sometimes referred to as Dragon Koi.

 

Butterfly Koi

 

 

Small Butterfly Koi is sometimes kept in aquariums, but this fish is much more popular as a pond fish and can reach a size of 36 inches. The best of setup tank for Butterfly Koi is a 1,000+ gallon pond, pH around 6.8 to 7.2 range. Feed your Butterfly Koi high-quality pellet food with no more than 30 percent protein. An occasional shrimp treat is fine, but pellet food ensures a balanced diet. The Butterfly Koi will endure temperatures from 33 to 90° Fahrenheit. 

 

Butterfly Koi

 


Cool Salt water Aquarium fish picture

Mandarin fish

Mandarin fish

 

 

bartlett anthias

bartlett anthias

 

 

anthias and tang

anthias and tang

 

 

Crown fish and Coral Reefs

Crown fish and Coral Reefs

 

 

Angel Banded (Centropyge Multifasciatus)

Angel Banded (Centropyge Multifasciatus)

 

 

BLUE FACE Angel (EUXIPHIPOPS XANTHOMETOPON)

BLUE FACE Angel (EUXIPHIPOPS XANTHOMETOPON)

 

 

BLUE BELLUS GENICANTHUS BELLUS

BLUE BELLUS GENICANTHUS BELLUS

 

 

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Blue Tang

Blue tang

 

copperband butterflyfish

copperband butterflyfish

 

Emperor Angelfish

 Emperor Angelfish

 

clown triggerfish

 

clown triggerfish

 

 


Siamese tiger fish, Finescale tiger fish

The Siamese tigerfish,  Finescale tiger fish, Scientific Name: Datnioides pulcher, is a critically endangered Asian fish native to the Chao Phraya, Mae Klong and Mekong basins

Siamese tiger fish
Siamese tiger fish

Siamese tigerfish

 

This species of datnoid survives best in in brackish water, with a specific gravity between 1.002 and 1.007. It prefers a pH of 7.6–8.0, and a temperature of 22–26°C (72–79°F). The Siamese tiger fish is predatory and will eat smaller fish, various live foods, and frozen foods. Many hobbyists pellet-train their datnoids to reduce the risk of disease and parasites from live food. Wild Siamese tiger fish grow to 24 in (61 cm). Captive ones are generally smaller, though may still require a large aquarium, since some Siamese tiger fish have been grown to 16 in or more in length.

 

  • Scientific Name: Datnioides pulcher
  • Family: Datnioides
  • Origin: Borneo, Cambodia, Sumatra, Thailand
  • Adult Size: Wild  to 24 in (61 cm)
  • Social: Can be territorial, brackish fish
  • Tank Level: Bottom dweller
  • Minimum Tank Size: 55 gallon
  • Diet: Carnivore, eats live foods
  • Breeding: Egglayer
  • Care: Medium
  • pH: 7.0 OK but prefer 7.6–8.0
  • Hardness: 1.002 – 1.007
  • Temperature: 22–26°C (72–79°F)

 

Siamese tiger fish

 

Other Tiger Fish

indo tiger fish

Indo Tiger fish (2 small stripe on center )

north thai tiger fish

North Thai Tiger fish(Small stripe Siamese tiger fish)

 

Siamese tiger fish

One of the best mate with Arowana

 

 

 


Singapore DragonFish Farm Gold Arowana Harvesting

This amazing Video about Harvesting Gold Arowana fish that is one of the very Expensive fish (about $20000-30000 USD for Adult).

 

 


 

 


Marlin fish

Marlin is a fish from the family Istiophoridae. It has an elongated body, a spear-like snout or bill, and a long rigid dorsal fin which extends to form a crest. Additional so than their close relatives, the scombrids, marlin are quite fast swimmers, reaching speeds of about 110 kilometres per hour (68 mph).
The larger species include the Atlantic blue marlin, Makaira nigricans, which can reach 5 m (16.4 ft) in length and 818 kg (1,800 lb) in weight] and the black marlin, Istiompax indica, which can reach in excess of 5 m (16.4 ft) in length and 670 kg (1,500 lb) in weight. They are popular sporting fish in tropical areas. Marlin native to the tropical and temperate waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans.

The marlins are perciform fish, most closely related to the swordfish and Scombridae.

Family Istiophoridae

  • Genus Istiophorus
    • Istiophorus albicans—Atlantic sailfish

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    • Istiophorus platypterus—Indo-Pacific sailfish

marlin-Indo-Pacific sailfish

 

 

  • Genus Istiompax
    • Istiompax indica—Black marlin

black MARLIN JUMPING

  • Genus Makaira
    • Makaira mazara—Indo-Pacific blue marlin
    • Makaira nigricans—Atlantic blue marlin

marlin-blue marlin

 

  • Genus Tetrapturus
    • Tetrapturus albidus—Atlantic white marlin
    • Tetrapturus angustirostris—Shortbill spearfish
    • Tetrapturus audax—Striped marlin
    • Tetrapturus belone—Mediterranean spearfish
    • Tetrapturus georgii—Roundscale spearfish
    • Tetrapturus pfluegeri—Longbill spearfish

marlin-spearfish


Ocean sunfish or Mola mola

The ocean sunfish, Mola mola or Molidae

Scientific name: Mola mola

 

The ocean sunfish, Mola mola or Molidae is the class of the molas or ocean sunfishes, unusual fishes whose bodies come to an end just behind the dorsal and anal fins, definitely a “half-fish” appearance. Ocean sunfish generally go swimming using anal and dorsal fins, the pectoral fins are usually just stabilizers.

mola mola
Ocean sunfish are also the largest of the ray-finned bony fishes, with the Ocean sunfish Mola mola recorded at up to 3.3 metres (11 ft) in length and 2,000 kilograms (4,400 lb) in weight. But normally It has an average adult weight of 1,000 kg. The species is native to tropical and temperate waters around the globe. Ocean sunfish may live around 10 years in captivity, however lifespan in a natural environment hasn’t yet been determined.

 


 

 

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A sunfish caught in 1910, with an estimated weight of 1600 kg (3500 lb)


Discus fish breeding

This post is Collect of Discus fish breeding Video from YouTube that I have prefer. I hope you have fun when you saw that Video and find Discus fish is amazing fish when breed and take care their children.

 

First video from YouTube is complete Discus breeding process. Start from

Thank you video from Maximilian Weinzierl.

 

 

 

Second video From sydneydiscusworld.com, Process of Breeding same as Shop or Discus breeder use  when breeding Discus. Tank about 30 gallon (24″ x 22″ x 12 “) is OK but must clean tank everyday.

 

 

 


How to Breed Discus Fish – Presented by AmericanReef.com

 


Blue damselfish

Blue damselfish ,Chrysiptera cyanea, also commonly known as blue damselfishsapphire devil, or orangetail blue damselfish, is a popular saltwater aquarium. It’s a really colorful, hardy, and active fish. The female is all blue; the male has an orange tail, and is also well-known by the common name of Orangetail Blue Damselfish. In the wild, Blue Devil Damselfish are located within coral reefs, generally active protecting a tiny area.

 

blue damselfish
Chrysiptera cyanea
Minimum Size at least more 30 gallons
75 – 78°F
8.1 – 8.4
1.020 – 1.025
Semi-aggressive
Very Easy

 

Blue damselfish is a durable member of a saltwater aquarium. For this reason and its normally cheap price it’s suggested for you to be beginner marine aquarium keepers to get experience of the hobby. 30 gallons is normally quoted as the minimum tank size necessary to permanently house this fish.

 

blue damselfish

 

Blue damselfish is often a pretty aggressive fish similar to damselfish despite its small size and definately will often harass similarly sized fish or perhaps fish somewhat greater than itself. It’s also territorial with members of its own species, and with new additions to a tank. This will often make it hard to add other small fish to an aquarium. It’s even so reef safe and does not harm invertebrates. Despite its hardy nature, it also mustn’t be put in an aquarium tank with larger predatory fish such as lionfish, and grouper which will often see it as a food source. Males are usually an electric blue color with an orange tail.Females are an electric blue with a black spot on the top of the fin and has no orange tail, just all blue.

 

blue damselfish

 

Diet Information: Omnivorous – does well with marine flake or pellet foods.

 

blue damselfish

 

Tank Mate Compatibility : Use caution when selecting tank mates. Avoid keeping them with other damsels but if you do, introduce at the same time to limit territorial aggression. May harass other tank mates that come into their territory.


Blue tang

Paracanthurus hepatus is a species of Indo-Pacific surgeonfish. A popular fish in marine aquaria, it is the only member of the genus Paracanthurus.[1][2] A number of common names are attributed to the species, including regal tang, palette surgeonfish, blue tang (leading to confusion with the Atlantic Acanthurus coeruleus), royal blue tang, hippo tang, flagtail surgeonfish, pacific regal blue tang and blue surgeonfish.

 

Paracanthurus hepatus
Minimum Size at least more 180 gallons
75 – 84°F
8.1 – 8.4
1.020 – 1.025
Peaceful
Difficult

 

The Blue Tang is frequently purchased due to it’s vivid coloration. As juveniles it prefers to swim in schools and hide among coral branches for safety and can start to quarrel among themselves when they grow to about 4″.

Blue Tang

Blue Tang can reach about 12″ long when fully grown, though they normally don’t reach that full-sized in captivity.  While frequently sold as cute little 1″ babies that look suitable for a nano reef, keep in mind that the adults really need about a 6′ long tank to be happy.

 Blue Tang

Reef Suitability:  Excellent reef inhabitant, but somewhat delicate.  Safe with any invertebrates.  Specimens are generally sold at a very small size as in one of the thumbnails above.

 Blue Tang

Although Blue Tangs will can eat foods with the some other fish in the aquarium, it is crucial that they are offered a lot of marine based seaweed and algae. This will strengthen the Blue Tang’s body’s immune system, decrease aggression and enhance their all around health. Offer dried seaweed tied to a rock or use a veggie clip, and feed a minimum of 3 times each week. Sea Veggies, Seaweed Salad and Ocean Nutrition are ideal products and are easy to use.

Blue Tang


Starting a new Fresh water aquarium

Starting a new Tank

When you go to Aquarium, seeing some fish, you like to keep them on your home. When Starting new aquarium, you must plan for your very first tank. Also Thinking about How much can you afford to spend on your aquarium

 

What Kind and How much Fish you need to feed on your aquarium

Talking about Fresh water fish, First of all you will do when you decide to keep fish is know what kind of fish you want to keep. Different kinds of fish will require different care, different conditions, different space, and different equipment. Different kinds of fish have Different size and feed (Carnivores, Herbivores or Omnivores). You must research care and compatibility of those fish such as Carnivores(for example Arowana) can’t keep with small fish. If you think about Plant that gets more difficult level for novice. That all, you must plan before you think to keep fish.

 

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Determining the correct size aquarium

Since you now understand more details on the fish you want to keep, you know how large of a aquarium you will want. Look over your home and choose an area for your new aquarium. Just how much space can you allocate to the aquarium and accessories? Make sure to keep track of space between your aquarium and the wall for filters, tubing, and cords. A larger aquarium allows them to take a a lot more fish and also a more diverse variety. The bigger volume of water keeps the water chemistry more stable and much less likely to have sudden changes on temperature and PH.

 

Select equipment

Visit your local pet store and determine what equipment is available and how much it will cost. If you do not see something that you will need for your system, ask about placing a special order. Air pumps, I think they are the most important in your tank. When the bubbles from Air pumps agitate the surface of the water, oxygen is added to the water. The addition of an air pump is a great way to assure that the aquarium has adequate water movement. The Heater, Depend on your environment, If your tank temperature suitable for your fish, Heater is not necessory. However Tropical fish require a steady water temperature of 76º to 78ºF. Fluctuating water temperature stresses fish, making them more vulnerable to disease. You must calculate Heater electric power for your Tank size. The filter, Aquarium filters have many types. Aquarium filters remove suspended debris and harmful pollution, and also add oxygen to the water. The larger the filter the less often you will need to perform maintenance. Whenever possible it is always best to select a filter that has a good flow rate and a large area to hold filter media.

 

Before Adding fish to your aquarium

Prepare your Aquarium system, Fill water in tank, and then open Air pump as well filter system to keep them 3-4 days to keep chlorine away. Check tempature, If all are OK, It’s ready to fill new fish on your aquarium.

 

Adding fish to your aquarium

Normally New fish will be stressed from netting and bagging. The best way to add new fish is to float the unopened bag of fish in the filled aquarium about Ten minutes to allow the fish to adjust to the water temperature. Then, open the bag and gently release the fish into the aquarium. The bag water may contain fish waste (ammonia), so try to avoid adding the bag water to the aquarium.


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