amazing freshwater aquarium fish

aquarium fishes names and pictures | Unique Freshwater Species of Fish for Your Aquarium
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As with the African cichlids, the is on most aquarists list as one of the most beautiful fish in the hobby, freshwater or saltwater. A very peaceful fish with a calm demeanor, the discus requires more specialized care than most other beginner community fish. It requires very specific water parameters, a large tall tank with plenty of live floating and rooted plants, and a strict partial water change schedule. Because of these requirements, discus fish are best left to intermediate and advanced aquarium fishkeepers.
Some things to think about when selecting freshwater aquarium fish:
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Marine fish are typically less resilient during transport than freshwater fish with relatively large numbers of them dying before they reach the aquarist. Although the aquarium trade is viewed as a minor threat to coral reefs compared to habitat destruction, fishing for food, and climate change, it is a booming trade and may be a serious problem in specific locations such as the Philippines and Indonesia where most collecting is done. Catching fish in the wild can reduce their population sizes, placing them in danger of extinction in collecting areas, as has been observed with the . Have you taken care of any of these exotic freshwater fish in your aquarium?
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Welcome to the freshwater aquarium fish guide where you can learn how to set up, keep, and maintain freshwater aquarium fish. Go at your own pace and if you have questions don't hesitate to visit the forum to ask a question. There are always lots of friendly members online to help out with your questions.It's always a good idea to research a fish before you buy it. You never know if you are going to get accurate information from the person selling the fish to you and using the internet or reading a good freshwater aquarium fish book beforehand is always a good idea. Know what you want to keep and have a plan for stocking your aquarium. Never impulse buy a fish at the pet shop.Freshwater aquarium fish care information and pictures ordered by freshwater fish species. Click on the picture of the freshwater fish species in the list below for detailed profiles along with comments and tips from fellow freshwater hobbyists.
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