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In Asia are keeping Flowerhorn fish as a good luck fish The popularity of the fish is the prominent protrusion on its head. That is why it is known as the Flowerhorn, or Luohan fish, as the Chinese prefer to call it. The significance of the protrusion on its head is the belief that this fish can get you a head start in your career and wealth. Therefore, when...

Flowerhorn cichlids are ornamental aquarium fish noted for their vivid colors and the distinctively shaped heads for which they are named.The Flower horn (or Ha Luo Han is called in Southeast Asian countries) is a cichlid obtained through hybridization with other cichlids. The selection of this species originated in Malaysia over the years, varieties have...

Vieja melanura, the quetzal cichlid, redhead cichlid, or firehead cichlid, is a cichlid species native to Central America where it occurs in the Usumacinta River drainage in the countries of Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala. This species can reach a length of 35 centimeters (14 in). It is also popular in the aquarium trade.It is one of the most colorful cichlid...

Posted on May 5 2021 - 2:59pm by fishexp
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Gouramis, or gouramies, are a group of freshwater anabantiform fishes that comprise the family Osphronemidae. The fish are native to Asia—from Pakistan and India to Southeast Asia Thailand, Vietnam, the Malaysian Archipelago, China, and as far north and east as Korea and Japan. The name “gourami,” of Indonesian origin, is also used for fish of Helostomatidae...

The peacock bass looks like largemouth bass. Its color will vary according to its species, but it is generally a vibrant and colorful fish. The fish has three vertical bars on its olive-green back that fade with advancing age and a yellow halo around a black spot on its caudal fin. Peacock bass (or Brazilian tucunaré) (Cichla) is a genus of large cichlids, diurnal,...

Nimbochromis livingstonii, Livingston’s cichlid or (locally) kalingono, is a freshwater mouthbrooding cichlid native to Lake Malawi, an African Rift Lake. It is also found in the upper Shire River and Lake Malombe. They are found in inshore areas of the lake over sandy substrates. Its color pattern is highly contrasting, with prominent dark blotches...

Posted on Mar 23 2021 - 2:00pm by fishexp
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Pangasius sanitwongsei, the Hi-fin tiger shark, or Paroon shark is arguably one of the world’s largest freshwater fish species in terms of size and weight. It is an extremely large catfish that grow to almost 10 feet in length. It has been exported in increasing numbers for the aquarium trade in recent years. The Paroon shark populations have declined drastically...

As the name, the discus fish has a disc shape, which can have liveries of different iridescent colors. It is a fish native to the vast area of ​​the Amazon River basin in South America, which has become a sight to be admired in aquariums worldwide. The discus fish belongs to the family of Cichlids ( Cichlidae ). With its flat and circular shape, it represents...

Do you know a goldfish called Tamasaba? Tamasaba is a goldfish that is not very familiar to beginners, but it is deep and has various characteristics. Tamasaba has a Ryukin-shaped body, the caudal fin is not divided into three or four tails but only two like koi fish, and it swims sharper than Ryukin, making it a neat Japanese goldfish. Characteristics...

Posted on Jan 21 2021 - 11:44am by fishexp
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Poecilia wingei, known to aquarists as Endlers or Endler’s livebearer, in the genus Poecilia, is a small fish native to the Paria Peninsula in Venezuela. They are prolific breeders and often hybridize with guppies. These very colorful hybrids are the easiest to find being offered in pet-shops, typically under the name Endler’s guppy. Franklyn...