Hello everyone, some of our previous blogs have certainly talked about some scary-looking and bizarre fish! The Prehistoric Monster Fish has a bizarre appearance that may make you wonder exactly what it is you are looking at. It comes from the Amazon River, where it lurks on the bottom waiting for unsuspecting prey.
The following list of marine aquarium fish species commonly available in the aquarium trade is not a completely comprehensive list; certain rare specimens may available commercially yet not be listed here. A brief section on each, with a link to the page about the particular species is provided along with references for further information. These large fish are considered to be quite hardy, but because of their size may present a significant challenge to the keeper.
Bottom feeder fish live and feed off the bottom section of an aquarium. Which bottom feeders are small and easy to keep? This article on bottom dwelling aquarium fish is a guest post by Robert from Fishkeepingworld.
In this part of the articles library you will find information about different types of aquarium decorations and what to think about when you select, purchase and arrange them. Aquarium decoration is not only beautiful for the aquarist to admire; the fish will also appreciate an aquarium that is decorated instead of barren. If you arrange your aquarium decorations properly they will form hiding places and natural borders and make the aquarium more like the natural environment for fish.
Aqua Life TipsGetting Started. Keeping eels at home is not for everyone, but I think we can all agree that it can be spectacular to own one. But what more should you know about these creatures?
A vast number of aquatic species have successfully adapted to live in the freshwater aquarium. This list gives some examples of the most common species found in home aquariums. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The popular myth that fish grow to the size of their environment is just that — a myth. Large fish species often do not achieve their full size in smaller aquariums, not because of limited space, but because of poor water quality and the accumulation of pollutants that stunt their growth. These stunted fish often suffer from deformities and other health problems due to poor living conditions. All fish should be thoroughly researched before purchase, but this applies especially to monster fish because of their special needs and limited options for rehoming them.
This venomous fish is an invasive species in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. This snapper is the only known member of its genus. Because of its bright colors, it is popular with both recreational anglers and scuba divers.