clown featherback royal knifefish The clown featherback, clown knifefish, or spotted knifefish, Chitala ornata, is a nocturnal tropical fish with a long, knife-like body. and The royal knifefish or Indochina featherback, Chitala blanci, is a species of fish in the Notopteridae family found in the Mekongbasin in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. Adult size about 10...

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Tire track eel Tire track eel(Mastacembelus armatus) same species as fire eel (Mastacembelus erythrotaenia), is a species of ray-finned, spiny eels belonging to the genus Mastacembelus (Scopoli, 1777)[1] of the family Mastacembelidae, and is native to the riverine fauna of India, Pakistan, Sumatra, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Viet Nam,Indonesia and other parts of South...

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Fire Eel The fire eel (Mastacembelus erythrotaenia) is a large freshwater fish found in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam. The Fire Eel is part of the Mastacembelidae family, also referred to as the Spiny Eel family. Members of this family are not true eels. They are elongated, tropical, freshwater fish that have numerous spines preceding...

Discus Fish Pic From Aquarama 2015 Aquarama 2015 28 – 31 MAY 2015 • SUNTEC, SINGAPORE. Incorporating both established favourites and latest trends, the world-famous and highly respected Aquarama International Fish Competition will be more extensive than ever in 2015, with the first launch of the Bee Shrimp Compeition. As ever, judging will be in the hands...

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Prominent member of the family of cichlids and more specifically of the genus Symphysodon, colloquially known as discus, is a genus of cichlids native to the Amazon River basin. The discus fish is considered by many aquarists as the most beautiful freshwater fish. The “King of the Aquarium” has a charm that goes beyond its beautiful colors or fascinating...

Snakeskin discus fish Snakeskin Discus: Developed from Turquoises discus with  fine pattern of lines or striations.  Most have 14 vertical bars.  These discus have a distinctive pattern of fine lines and dots on their gill plates With many names based on colored varieties resulting from controlled breeding, Symphysodon aequifasciatus is referred to as the...

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Lionfish are members of the subfamily Pteroinae, which places them within the family Scorpaenidae. Pteroinae includes five genera and about sixteen species. See some Lionfish species here.   Dwarf Lionfish Scientific Name: Dendrochirus biocellatus Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallon Care Level: Expert Only Temperature : 72-78° F pH: 8.1-8.4 Specific Gravity : 1.020-1.025 Max....

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Pterois is actually a genus of venomous marine fish, also known as lionfish, is known as noticeable warning coloration with red, white, creamy, or black bands, showy pectoral fins, and venomous spiky fin rays. If attacked, a lionfish delivers a potent venom via its needle-like dorsal fins. Its sting is very painful to humans and may cause nausea and breathing difficulties,...

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The regal angelfish or royal angelfish, Pygoplites diacanthus, It is found in tropical Indo-Pacific oceans. Its can grow as long as 25 cm. Regal angelfish is one of the most wanted in aquarium with vivid vertical striations of blue, white, yellow, or orange on the body and pelvic fin. This coloration is more prevalent in specimens that are more mature and are...

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Clown triggerfish (Balistoides conspicillum), also known as the bigspotted triggerfish. The clown triggerfish has large white spots on its black belly and small black spots on its yellow back. It has a thick, white band under the eye and bright, yellow-orange lips.  Clown triggerfish Scientific Name: Balistoides conspicillum Family: Balistoides Minimum Tank...