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Article about the common aquarium types as well as reasons for keeping a fish tank in your home.
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One of the factors often overlooked when choosing fish for a community aquarium is the level the fish prefer. Choosing fish that prefer swimming at different levels will result in a far more attractive aquarium, while at the same time assuring that your fish will not have to compete for space. It will also reduce stress that occurs when fish have to battle for territories.
The 15 most beautiful aquarium fish in the world Infographic ~ Salt water tanks.
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are among the aquarium fish with the shortest lifespan. They generally only live a year or two. Bettas are not far behind, averaging only about 2 years. There have been documented cases of Bettas living 5 years or more, but that is not the norm. such as Mollies, , and Swordtails, generally live less than 5 years.​ pet fish in aquariums, fish bowls, and ponds.
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Watching flamboyantly colored fish flit about a saltwater aquarium can be relaxing. Figuring out where they came from, and whether they were caught in a sustainable manner, can be an exercise in frustration.
Aquarium Adventure was designed with families and the professional in mind. This showplace is a fun place to visit and explore our aquatic world. Travel from continent to continent and see fish and invertebrates indigenous to the lakes, rivers, streams and oceans located there. The best part, when you finish your journey you can opt to take your own ecosystem home.About 1,800 tropical fish species are involved in the international trade, says of the New England Aquarium in Boston and Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. Hundreds more species of invertebrates, including live corals, are also part of this pipeline.They’re in your dentist’s office, in restaurants, hotel resorts, and homes all over the world. The saltwater aquarium, with its bright coral and even brighter fish, brings a piece of the wild into your living room.At Aquarium Adventure we offer everything from starter kits to full custom installation. Whether you already have an aquarium or are considering one, we can offer professional advice on all aspects of your system. Let our staff help you with everything from plumbing and electric to water conditions and questions about the care of your fish. You'll also find a vast informational resource in our store library.Of course, the very laws (or lack thereof) that govern the aquarium trade are part of the problem. Regulations and enforcement vary as widely as the geographic locales where fish are collected, says Rhyne.Removing animals from the wild can have serious consequences-both for their survival as a species and for their habitat. But the effects vary from species to species. Green chromide fish, for instance, are quite plentiful in the wild, says Rhyne, and their "population is under no threat at all from [aquarium] collection." On the other hand, species like the —the fish that was based on—have been overcollected and are in danger in the wild.It's mandatory to monitor imported species listed by the (CITES), and there are databases dedicated to those species. But the only animals on that list that are also involved in the aquarium trade are stony corals, giant clams, and seahorses. According to a on the U.S. marine aquarium trade, the majority of fish are lumped into a single category—marine tropical fish (MATF)—by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.