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Posted on Nov 1 2018 - 2:18pm by fishexp
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Neon Tetra Fish The neon tetra (Paracheirodon innesi) is a freshwater fish of the characin family (family Characidae) of order Characiformes. The type species of its genus, it is native to Blackwater and clearwater streams in the Orinoco and Amazon basin of South America. Its bright coloring leaves the fish observable to conspecifics from the darkened blackwater...

Posted on Nov 1 2018 - 6:12am by fishexp
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The giant gourami, Osphronemus goramy, is a species of gourami that is primarily native to Southeast Asia, notably from Indonesia (but limited to Sumatra, Java, and Borneo), the Malay Peninsula, Thailand, and the Mekong basin. The other three species belonging to the family are O. exodon from the Mekong basin and O. laticlavius and O. septemfasciatus from...

Posted on Oct 31 2018 - 6:48pm by fishexp
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The clown loach (Chromobotia macracanthus), or tiger botia, is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the botiid loach family. It is the sole member of the genus Chromobotia. It originates in inland waters in Indonesia on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo. It’s a favorite fish in the freshwater aquarium commerce and can be marketed globally. Typical adult Clown...

About Arapaima Arapaima gigas, also known as pirarucu is a species of arapaima native into the basin of the Amazon River. Once thought to be the sole species in the genus, it is one of the largest freshwater fish. The species is an obligate air-breather and has to come to the surface regularly to gulp air. Arapaima is the biggest freshwater fish in South America...

Fire Eel The fire eel (Mastacembelus erythrotaenia) is a large freshwater eel 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...

The Spoonbill fish or American paddlefish (Polyodon spathula) is a species of basal ray-finned fish closely related to sturgeons in the order Acipenseriformes. Fossil records of paddlefish date back over 300 million years, nearly 50 million years before dinosaurs first appeared. Spoonbill fish are smooth-skinned freshwater fish commonly called paddlefish but are...

Clown featherback Royal knife fish The clown featherback, clown knife fish, or spotted knife fish, Chitala ornata, is a nocturnal tropical fish with a long, knife-like body. This Fish is a family of bony-tongues Osteoglossiformes. Thai language it’s called Plah Gruy (ปลากราย). The bony-tongues are a primitive but highly successful family...

The tiger barb or Sumatra barb (Puntigrus tetrazona), is a species of tropical cyprinid fish. The natural geographic range reportedly extends throughout the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo in Indonesia. The very popular Tiger Barb is a simple fish to care for and can be fun to see because it swims at the high rate in colleges of more. It’s not, but a perfect...

The GloFish is a patented and trademarked brand of genetically engineered fluorescent fish. A variety of different GloFish are currently on the market. Zebrafish were the first GloFish available in pet stores, and are now sold in bright red, green, orange-yellow, blue, and purple fluorescent colors. Recently “Electric Green”, “Sunburst Orange”,...

Red-tailed black shark The red-tailed black shark (Epalzeorhynchos bicolor; syn. Labeo bicolor), also referred to as the redtail shark and redtail sharkminnow, is a species of freshwater fish from the carp family, Cyprinidae. It’s endemic into Thailand found in the clear waters and floodplains in the Menam Chao Playa basin, however, due to excessive poaching,...