The rainbow fish is a popular and easy care for aquarium fish that is native to Australia New Guinea as a nearby islands. The name comes from their rainbow sheen, there are no fuss fish, are generally good in a tank with other species and are easy to bree

If you like to keep fish that are both interesting to look at and great to show off, you might like to consider Koi, which are a type of Asian ornamental carp fish. Koi come in a range of bright colours and patterns; e.g. black with coloured triangles, or

Loaches are freshwater fishes of the family Cobitidae, small benthic (bottom-dwelling) fishes with a flattened ventral profile. There are 160 different species of them. Loaches are mostly scavengers and are omnivorous, usually not very picky about their f

Not quite as true as the name implies four eyed fish in fact only have two eyes, the two eyes do have the most unique configuration. Their eyes are proportionally large and bulbous much like that of a frog in a position to on the top of the fishes head. H

Goldfish have long been, and still remain, one of the most popular family pets available. They’re attractive to look at, widely available, highly affordable, and fairly easy to look after. A variety of carp, Goldfish are one of the earliest domesticated f

The Arowana is a bony fish that is prehistoric in actuality and in appearance. It resides in aquariums and natural freshwater sources throughout the world. The head of this fish is bony and its body is covered in large, thick scales. It glides through the

Botia is a genus of freshwater fish in the Loach family (Cobitidae). It was a large genus with about 20 species. In 2004 Maurice Kottelat proposed in his paper (along with the description of Botia kubotai, see References below) to divide the genus into fo

There are over 2,000 known species of Catfish spread all around the globe in both fresh and salt water, and varying in size from a few centimetres to 3 metres.

There’s always something special about an aquarium. Yet if you’re looking for something different from the standard goldfish, why not bring a touch of the exotic into your home? A tropical fish is not only fascinating, with the array of bright colours ava

Cichlid is the name given to a wide variety of types of colourful tropical fish from Africa, the Americas and Asian regions.

When it comes to curious names, the Climbing Gourami has not one but quite a few. It’s part of a family of perciform fish called the Anabantidae, is a type of Labyrinth Fish and its close relatives include the Climbing Perches. Labyrinth Fish are freshwat