Schwartzi Corydoras Information

Schwartzi Corydoras is a tropical freshwater aquarium fish which is also referred to as Schwartzi Cory, Schwartz’s Cory, Schwartz’s Cory Cat, and Schwartz Cat etc. It originates in inland waters in South America and it is endemic to the inland waters of the Purus River basin in Brazil. It inhabits sand banks, tributaries, creeks and … Read more

Redtail Catfish Information

The redtail catfish is one of the most colorful and popular freshwater ray finned aquarium fish which is also known as the South American Red Tailed Catfish, Banana Catfish, Flat nosed Catfish and Antenna Catfish. It is distributed in Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. It is originated from South America in the … Read more

Freshwater Angelfish Information

The freshwater Angelfish is the most popular of all the tropical aquarium fish due to their unique shape and interesting personalities which is also known as silver angelfish and common angelfish.  It is native to the Amazon River basin in Peru, Colombia and Brazil along the Ucayali, Solimões and Amazon rivers, rivers of Amapá in … Read more

Julii Corydoras Information

The Julii corydoras is an ideal aquarium fish that is loved by aquarium hobbyist for their attractive appearance and personalities.  It is also known as Julii Cory, Julii Catfish and Leopard Cory. It is indigenous to the lower Amazon region, primarily the Parnaíba River of Brazil. It inhabits in flooded forest regions, small creeks, sandy … Read more

Cockatoo Cichlid Information

It is a carnivorous fish and in wild, it apparently feeds on benthic invertebrates. In captive condition, it accepts a wide variety of live and frozen foods such as Artemia, Daphnia and chironomid larvae. It also takes flakes, pellets, tablets and finely chopped meat.  Feed should be supplied 2-3 times a day. The double full … Read more

Figure 8 Puffer Fish Information

The figure 8 puffer fish is a very unique fish because it looks very cute and many people love them. It was discovered by Tirant in 1885.  It belongs to the family Tetradontidae under order Tetradontiformes of Class Actinopterygii. The name ‘Pufferfish’ is derived from the ability to puff their body which occurs if they … Read more

Glass Catfish Information

The glass catfish (Kryptopterus minor) was described by Tyson Roberts in 1989. It is a small species of Asian glass catfish from the Kapuas River basin in Borneo, Indonesia. This fish belongs to the family Siluridae under order Siluriformes of class Actinopterygii. The genus name ‘Kryptopterus’ is derived from the Greek kryptos, meaning hidden and … Read more

Dwarf Gourami Information

The dwarf gourami is a beautiful aquarium fish which is also called Blue Dwarf Gourami, Sunset Gourami, Powder Blue Gourami, Neon Dwarf Gourami etc. It originates from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. It has now been widely distributed outside of its native range with feral populations found in Singapore, the United States and in Colombia. They … Read more

Hillstream Loach Information

The Hillstream Loach is a very popular freshwater ray finned fish among the aquarium enthusiasts. It is also known as Chinese Butterfly Loach, Hong-Kong Pleco, Butterfly Hillstream Loach, Chinese Sucker, Chinese Hillstream Loach, Borneo Loach, Sting-Ray Pleco, Chinese Butterfly Pleco and Chinese Sucker, Leverett’s Hillstream Loach etc. They are found in Xi Jang River system … Read more

Cardinal Tetra Information

The Cardinal tetra is one of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish due to their hardiness and brilliant coloration. It is native to Northern South America, Venezuela, Brazil and Eastern Colombia. It is also found in the tributaries of the Rio Negro and the Orinoco River. It occurs in flooded forest areas, particularly small, shallow … Read more