Clown Loach Information

The clown loach is a tropical freshwater fish and it is also known as tiger botia and tiger loach. It is native to the islands of Sumatra and Borneo in Indonesia. The clown loach is commonly found in the flood plains of hilly areas. Adults are found mostly at the bottom of main river channels, … Read more

Chinese Algae Eater Information

Gyrinocheilus aymonieri or the Chinese Algae Eater is one of the best known aquarium fish. It was described by Tirant in 1883. It is found in large areas of Southeast Asia and southern parts of China. In its native countries it is used as both aquarium and food fish. It belongs to the family Gyrinocheilidae under … Read more

Bronze corydoras Information

It was originally described by Theodore Gill in 1858. It belongs to the family Callichthyidae under order Siluriformes of class Actinopterygii. This fish bears two rows of overlapping bony plates which runs down each side of the body and large plate that covers head. The genus name Corydoras is derived from the Greek word kory … Read more

Bala shark Information

The Bala shark (Balantiocheilus melanopterus) is a very popular fish among tropical fish enthusiasts which is also known as the Hangus, Malaysian Shark, Silver Bala, Silver Shark, Tricolor Shark, Tri-color Shark Minnow etc. The Bala shark is not a true shark and it is a ray finned bony fish which belongs to the family Cyprinidae … Read more

Green Spotted Puffer Information

The green spotted puffer (Tetraodon nigroviridis) is one of the most popular aquarium fish. It is also referred to as Leopard Puffer, Green Pufferfish, Green Spotted Puffer, Burmese Pufferfish, Spotted Green Pufferfish etc. It is distributed in Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia, Indochina, Malaysia and the Philippines. It occurs in brackish water in coastal … Read more

Leopard Corydora Information

Corydoras trilineatus was discovered by Cope in 1872. It has pale silvery grey color with a narrow leopard-like spots throughout the body including the caudal fin. It belongs to the family Callichthyidae under Order Siluriformes of Class Actinopterygii. Leopard corys is pretty typical corydoras catfish. They prefer to live in schools and readily adapt to … Read more

Cherry Barb Information

The red cherry barb is omnivorous and in wild condition it mainly feeds on diatoms, algae, organic detritus, small insects, worms, crustaceans and other zooplankton. In captive condition it generally accepts all kinds of live and frozen foods such as bloodworm, Daphnia and Artemia alongside good quality fresh and flake foods. To keep your cherry … Read more

Silver Arowana Information

The silver arowana (Osteoglossum bicirrhosum) is a freshwater ray finned fish which belongs to the family Osteoglossidae under order Osteoglossiformes of Class Actinopterygii. It is also known as two barbels bony tongue, monkey fish, water monkey, dragon fish etc. It is distributed in Amazon River basin and in the Rupununi and Oyapock Rivers in South … Read more

Dwarf corydoras Information

The dwarf corydoras is a tropical freshwater fish which is also known as Pygmy corydoras, dwarf catfish, Tail spot pygmy catfish, Mini spotlight corydoras or micro catfish. It originates in inland waters in South America and it is found in the Amazon River and Paraguay River basins in Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil. It inhabits in … Read more

Zebra Pleco Information

Hypancistrus zebra was scientifically described by I.J.H. Isbrucker and H. Nijssen in 1991. The genus name ‘Hypancistrus’ is derived from two Greek words: hypo and agkistron. Hypo means under while agkistron means hook. The word agkistron has been used to create the genus name Ancistrus. It gets its name from its black and white stripes … Read more