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    African Butterfly Cichlid

    African Butterfly Cichlid (Anomalochromis thomasi) belongs to the family Cichlidae (cichlids). Distribution This species is...

    Angelfish

    Appearance The Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare) live in coral reefs and are famous for their striking patterns and colors....

    Black Tetra

    Overview Black Tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi), also known as the black skirt tetra, petticoat tetra, high-fin black skirt tetra,...

    Boeseman’s Rainbowfish

    Distribution & Habitat Boeseman's Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia boesemani) belongs to the Melanotaeniidae (Rainbowfishes) family confined to northern and eastern...

    Catfish

    See-through fish, fish that swims upside down, fish that walk on land, fish that use electricity to kill, and fish that emit...

    Characin

    With almost 1,200 species, Characins rival the Cyprinidae family in numbers in the wild. This family contains many popular fish. Among the tetras, for...

    Cichlid

    Overview The cichlids are one of the most popular families of aquarium fish. This is despite the fact...

    Clark’s Clownfish

    Appearance The clownfish is a perennial favorite. The name derives from the brightness of their coloring, with bands...

    Clown Loach

    Over 110 species of loaches live in freshwaters of Europe, Asia, and some areas of Africa. Physical Characteristics

    Clownfish (Anemonefish)

    The Anemonefish (family Pomacentridae) are also known as "clownfish" because of their characteristic waddling action. They have intimate contact with sea anemones...

    Crustaceans

    The crustaceans group of marine arthropods contains about 35,000 species and include such animals as water fleas, barnacles, crabs, lobsters, shrimps and...

    Cyprinid

    Overview Fish within the Cyprinidae family make excellent aquarium subjects for three main reasons. First, there are over...