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Phractocephalus hemioliopterus fish commonly known as redtail catfish
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Redtail Catfish Care Guide

The redtail catfish, otherwise known as phractocephalus hemioliopterus, is a type of catfish we see that is common in aquariums. It is native to South America and is interestingly the only surviving member of its genus – catfish phractocephalus. It makes most of South

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Mexican Fire Mouth (Thorichthys ellioti) - Male
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Firemouth Cichlid: The Ultimate Care Guide

With a name like Firemouth, you can expect a fiery fish that dominates the tank. The Firemouth Cichlid, or Thorichthys meeki, their scientific name, can add a bit of spunk and color to your otherwise monochrome tank. This is a species of fish that

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Royal Gramma side view
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Royal Gramma Care Guide

Credits to Brian Gratwicke We think it’s quite hard to come across a fish that is more eye-catching and breathtaking than the royal gramma. The world royal is kind of contradicted by the word gramma, which sounds like grandma if spoken quickly, but that

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Black Ghost Knife Fish
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Black Ghost Knife Fish Care Guide

The black ghost knife fish more than earned its name with its unique appearance. Also known by their scientific name apteronotus albifrons, the black ghost knife fish is a freshwater fish native to South America. What’s really interesting about these black ghosts, is they

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Arowana
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Silver Arowana Care Guide

The silver arowana, also known as the osteoglossum bicirrhosum, is a metallic hued predatory fish native to South America. Their scientific name, osteoglossum bicirrhosum, quite accurately describes its appearance. Osteoglossum translates to “bone-tongued” and bicirrhosum is “two barbels”. Where are silver arowanas from? This

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bucephalandra aquarium plant
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Bucephalandra

Credits to Jucielen Pereira The Bucephalandra is a relatively new plant in the aquarium world. It’s a low light plant and is very easy to care for. There are quite a few types of bucephalandra such as the bucephalandra red mini among others, each

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Shubunkin goldfish
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Shubunkin Goldfish Care Guide

Credits to Michelle Jo Shubunkin goldfish, as the name would suggest, is of Japanese origin and a colorful breed at that. They are colorful little creatures that get their name from their coloration and are also often referred to as calico goldfish or goldfish

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green terror cichlid
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Green Terror Cichlid Care Guide

Credits to Caroline Robertson The green terror cichlid, or simply known as the green terror, goes by the scientific name andinoacara rivulatus. Like its cousin the firemouth cichlid, the green terror also has a terrifying name for quite a beautiful yet aggressive fish. The

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emperor angelfish
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Emperor Angelfish Care Guide

The beautiful and exotic emperor angelfish, also known by their scientific name, pomacanthus imperator, the emperor angelfish is native to tropical waters near Hawaii. Not only are they found in that area, but their species span as far as East Africa, the Red Sea

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black moor goldfish
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Black Moor Goldfish Care Guide

Credits to Benson Kua When it comes to common goldfish, the black moor goldfish is easily one of the most recognizable goldfish in the world. They are often the once seen in bulbous fish bowls and possess protruding eyes or telescope eyes as they

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Comet Goldfish (Carassius aurastus comet)
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Comet Goldfish Care Guide

These beautiful aquatic creatures, also known as a comet-tailed goldfish from the cyprinidae family should look quite familiar to a lot of us. This is because they are one of the most common species of goldfish there are. Their distinguishing trait, and also what

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aquarium co2 regulators
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Best Aquarium CO2 Regulator in 2020

A CO2 regulator’s job is to take care of your aquarium plants. It regulates the CO2 levels in your aquarium and keeps them at the optimum level for plants to thrive. This, in turn, will guarantee the best environment for your fish. So what

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