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hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:15 AM
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[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
Thread khusus "mini atlas" nya kaskus D

STRICTLY NO JUNKS!!!, thread ini isinya cuman buat info2 ttg ikan hias, jd it would be appreciated kl ada kerjasama nya, either dengan ikutan bantuin nambahin ikan, ato gaq nambah2in dgn postingan2 gaq penting (baca: sampah!!!) \)

buat yg mo ikutan nambahin, tolong pake format dari templates berikut:

[NUMBER]. COMMON NAME (SCIENTIFIC NAME)
FAMILY:
TYPE:
MAX SIZE:
ORIGIN:
DIET:
CHARACTER:
MISC:

since bakalan byk jenis2 yg random dalam 1 halaman (bukan 1 section per halaman), buat yg males browsing, tinggal pencet Ctrl + F, trs ketik jenis yg dicari di search bar nya, ntar bakalan ketahuan ada ato gaq \)

*Max. size yg tertera itu biasanya hasil dari research, jd gaq bisa dibilang absolut \)

CONTENTS:

p1: hanunxx's top 5: ZEBRA PLECO (Hypancistrus zebra), AFRICAN TIGERFISH (Hydrocynus goliath), RED TORPEDO BARB (Puntius denisonii), TWOSADDLE CORYDORAS (Corydoras weitzmani), BLACK PIRANHA (Serrasalmus rhombeus), ALTUM ANGELFISH (Pterophyllum altum), CARDINAL TETRA (Paracheirodon axelrodi), GOLDEN OTO (Otocinclus affinis), BORNEO SUCKER/HILLSTREAM LOACH (Gastromyzon borneensis), BLEEDING HEART TETRA (Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma), SIAMESE ALGAE EATER (Crossocheilus siamensis), 12. CHINESE ALGAE EATER (Gyrinocheilus aymonieri), NEON TETRA (Paracheirodon innesi), CONGO TETRA (Phenacogrammus interruptus), 15. RUMMY NOSE / RED NOSE TETRA (Hemigrammus bleheri)THREADFIN RAINBOWFISH (Iriatherina werneri), DWARF GOURAMI (Colisa lalia), HARLEQUIN RASBORA (Trigonostigma heteromorpha), ANGELFISH (Pterophyllum scalare), COMMON HATCHETFISH (Gasteropelecus sternicla), MARBLED HATCHETFISH (Carnegiella strigata), BOESMANI RAINBOWFISH (Melanotaenia boesmani), BLUE LYRETAIL (Fundulopanchax gardneri gardneri)


p2: RED TAIL CATFISH (Phractocephalus hemioliopterus), TIGER SHOVELNOSE CATFISH (Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum), RED BELLY PIRANHA (Pygocentrus nattereri), SPOTTED GAR PIKE (Lepisosteus oculatus), ALLIGATOR GAR (Atractosteus spatula), , MOTORO STINGRAY (Potamotrygon motoro), SENEGALUS BICHIR (Polypterus senegalus), ARMOURED BICHIR (Polypterus delhezi), ORNATE BICHIR (Polypterus ornatipinnis), SADDLED BICHIR (Polypterus endlicheri), GIANT SNAKEHEAD (Channa micropeltes),, OSCAR (Astronotus ocellatus), HELLICOPTER CATFISH / TAPAH (Wallago leeri), PEACOCK BASS (Cichla ocellaris), HAMPALA BARB (Hampala macrolepidota), CLOWN KNIFEFISH (Chitala chitala), INDONESIAN TIGERFISH (Datnuoides microlepis), PAPUA TIGERFISH (Datnioides campbelli), GREEN TERROR FACTOIDS / GOLD SAUM (Aequidens rivulatus), GAR CHARACINS (Ctenolucius hujeta)



p3: GREEN SPOTTED PUFFER (Tetraodon nigrovindis), FIGURE 8 PUFFER (Tetraodon biocellatus), BRONZE PUFFER (Auriglobus modestus), GREEN PUFFER (Tetraodon fluviatilis), HUMPBACK PUFFER (Tetraodon Palembangensis), RED-TAILED RED EYE PUFFER (Carinotetraodon irrubesco), DWARF PUFFER (Carinotetraodon travancoricus), "GLOBO" / SOUTH AMERICAN PUFFER (Colomesus asellus), BANDED PUFFER (Colomesus psittacus), CONGO PUFFER (Tetraodon miurus), FAHAKA PUFFER (Tetraodon lineatus), GIANT PUFFER (Tetraodon mbu), ABE'S PUFFER (Tetraodon abei), HAIRY PUFFER (Tetraodon baileyi), THAI PUFFER (Tetraodon barbatus), STANLEY POOL PUFFER (Tetraodon duboisi), SAMURAI PUFFER (Tetraodon erythrotaenia), CROSS RIVER PUFFER (Tetraodon pustulatus), SPOTTED CONGO PUFFER (Tetraodon schoutedeni), ARROWHEAD PUFFER (Tetraodon suvattii)


p4: BRONZE CORY (Corydoras aeneus), PEPPERED CORY (Corydoras paleatus), PANDA CORY (Corydoras panda), STERBA'S CORY (Corydoras sterbai), BANDIT CORY (Corydoras metae), SMUDGE SPOT CORY (Corydoras similis), JULII CORY (Corydoras julii), ADOLFO CORY (Corydoras adolfoi), SKUNK CORY (Corydoras arcuatus), DWARF CORY (Corydoras pygmaeus), BEARDED CORY (Scleromystax barbatus), BLACKFIN CORY (Corydoras leucomelas), EMERALD CATFISH (BROCHIS SPLENDENS), BLACK SAIL CORY (Corydoras melanistius), AMANDA JANE CORY (Corydoras amandajanea), GUAPORE CORY (Corydoras guapore), DAINTY CORY (Corydoras habrosus), SCHWARTZ'S CORY (Corydoras schwatrzi), 82. SPOTTED CORY (Corydoras ambiacus), IRIDESCENT CORY (Corydoras rabauti), TWOSADDLE CORYDORAS (Corydoras weitzmani)


p5: COMMON PLECO "L21" or "L23" (Pterygoplichthys pardalis), ZEBRA PLECO "L46" (Hypancistrus zebra), SCARLET PLECO "L25" (Pseudacanthicus sp.), POLKA DOT LYRE / ADONIS PLECO (Acanthicus adonis), SUNSHINE PLECO "L14" (Scobinancistrus aureatus), , FLASH PLECO "L204" (Panaque sp.), TITANICUS PLECO "L273" (Pseudacanthicus sp.), LEOPARD FROG PLECO "L134" (Peckoltia sp.), BRISTLENOSE PLECO (Ancistrus sp.), MAGNUM PLECO "L47" (Baryancistrus sp.), QUEEN ARABESQUE "L260" (Hypancistrus sp.), SAILFIN PLECO "L83" (Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps), TIGER PLECO "L02" (Panaqolus sp.), ROYAL PLECO "L27", "L190", "LDA63" (Panaque nigrolineatus), BLUE EYED PLECO (Panaque cochliodon), BLUE PHANTOM PLECO "L128" (Hemiancistrus sp.), YELLOW / GREEN PHANTOM PLECO "L200" (Hemiancistrus sp.) and "L200a" (Baryancistrus demantoides)
KING TIGER PLECO "L66" (Hypancistrus sp.), BIG SPOTTED BARYANCISTRUS "L142" and "LDA33" (Baryancistrus sp.), CLOWN PLECO "L104", "L162", and "LDA22" (Panaqolus maccus)


p6: ARAPAIMA (Arapaima gigas), ELECTRIC EEL (Electrophorus electricus), ABA ABA KNIFEFISH (Gymnopterus niloticus), GENGIS KHAN / CHAO PHRAYA GIANT CATFISH (Pangasius sanitwongsei), PAYARA / SABRETOOTH CHARACINS (Hydrolycus scomberoides), WEST AFRICAN LUNGFISH (Protopterus annectens annectens), MARBLED LUNGFISH (Protopterus aethiopicus aethiopicus), SLENDER LUNGFISH (Protopterus dolloi), SOUTH AMERICAN LUNGFISH (Lepidosiren paradoxus), AUSTRALIAN LUNGFISH (Neoceratodus forsteri), WOLF FISH (Hoplias malabaricus), GIANT MEKONG CATFISH (Pangasianodon gigas), POLKA DOT STINGRAY (Potamotrygon leopoldi), PIRAYA PIRANHA (Pygocentrus piraya), PIRAYA PIRANHA (Pygocentrus piraya), WELS CATFISH (Silurus glanis), FIREWOOD CATFISH (Sorubimichthys planiceps), LIME PIKE / NORTHERN PIKE (Esox lucius), BOWFIN FISH (Amia Calva), AFRICAN PIKE (Hepsetus odoe), CACHORRO (Acestrorhynchus falcatus)


p7: CHOCOLATE ZEBRA PLECO "L270" (Hypancistrus debilittera), VOLKSWAGEN PLECO "LDA65" (Panaque sp.), RED LIZARD "L10a" (Rineloricaria sp.), "L236" (Hypancistrus sp.), DULL EYED ROYAL PLECO "L191" (Panaque sp.), RUBBER PLECO (Parancistrus aurantiacus), STARLIGHT BRISTLENOSE PLECO "L183" (Ancistrus dolichopterus), LEOPARD CACTUS PLECO "L114" and "LDA07" (Psedacanthicus leopardus), ROYAL TWIG CATFISH (Sturisoma panamense), BATMAN OTO (Otocinclus batmani), WHIPTAIL CATFIH (Rineloricaria lanceolata), SULTAN PLECO "L264" (Leporacanthicus joselimai), "L262" (Hypancistrus sp.), DELICATE WHIPTAIL CATFISH (Rineloricaria falax), WATERMELON PLECO / SPOTTED ROYAL "L330" (Panaque cf. nigrolineatus), ALENQUER PLECO "L333" (Hypancistrus sp.), Sturisoma nigrirostrum, FLAME PLECO "L24" (Pseudacanthicus serratus), CANDY STRIPPED PECKOLTIA "L15" (Peckoltia vittata), ZEBRA OTO (Otocinclus cocama)


p8: CLOWN LOACH (Botia macracantha), FEATHERFIN SYNODONTIS (Synodontis eupterus), SUMATRA TIGER BARB (Puntius tetrazona), SPOTTED CLIMBING PERCH (Ctenopoma acutirostre), BLACK GHOST KNIFEFISH (Apteronotus albifrons), SUTCHI CATFISH (Pangasius sutchi), BALA SHARK (Balantiocheilos melanopterus), SILVER DOLLAR (Metynnis argenteus), MONO (Monodactylus argenteus), STRIPED RAPHAEL CATFISH (Platydoras costatus), RED FINNED SHARK (Epalzeorhynchos frenatum), SPOTTED RAPHAEL CATFISH (Agamyxis pectinifrons), CHOCOLATE GOURAMI (Sphaerichthys osphromenoides), ZEBRA DANIO (Brachydanio rerio), KUHLI LOACH (Pangio Kuhlii), SERPAE TETRA (Hyphessobrycon eques), SLENDER HARLEQUIN RASBORA (Trigonostigma hengeli), ARULIUS BARB (Puntius arulius), PARADISE FISH (Macropodus opercularis)

p9: petuah momod monyet, Blue Tetra (Boehlkea fredcochui), CHERRY BARB (PUNTIUS titteya), Chinese High Fin (Myxocyprinus Asiaticus ), Acipencer / Sterlet (Acipencer Ruthenus), Elephant Nose (Peters Elephantnose), Wrestling Halfbeak/ Freshwater Halfbeak (Dermogenys pusilla), Angler Catfish/ Squarehead Catfish (Chaca Bankanensis), Bottlenose Catfish (Ageneiosus marmoratus), Zamora Catfish/ Midnight Catfish (Auchenipterichtys coracideus), Glass Catfish/ Ghost Catfish (Kryptopterus minor), Dwarf Suckermouth/ Otocinclus Catfish (Otocinclus vestitus), Bigeye Synodontis Catfish/ Bigeye Squeaker (Synodontis alberti), Bugeye Synodontis Catfish/ Bugeye Squeaker (Synodontis contractus), Congicus Synodontis Catfish (Synodontis congicus), Cuckoo Synodontis Catfish / Multi Spotted Catfish (Synodontis multipunctatus), Marbled Synodontis Catfish (Synodontis schoutedeni), Orangestriped Synodontis Catfish / Pajama catfish(Synodontis schoutedeni), Upside Down Synodontis Catfish / Blotched Upside Down Catfish(Synodontis Nigriventris), Bengal Loach (Botia Dario)

p10: Redtail Botia/Blue Botia(Yasuhikotakia Modesta) , Dwarf Loach/Dwarf Botia (Yasuhikotakia Sidthimunki) , Black Phantom Tetra (Megalamphodus Megalopterus), Black Tetra (Gymnocorymbus Ternetzi), Bloodfin Tetra (Aphyocharax anisitsi), Bucktoot Tetra (Exodon paradoxus), Diamond Tetra/Pittier’s Tetra(Moenkhausia Pittieri), Emperor Tetra/Rainbow Tetra (Nematobrycon Palmeri), Glowlight Tetra (Hemigrammus erythrozonus ), Lemon Tetra (Hypessobrycon phulcrhipinnis), Red Rainbowfish (Glossolepis incisus), Banded Rainbowfish/Three Striped Sunfish (Melanotaenia trinfasciata), GoldieRiver Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia goldiei), Parkinson’s Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia parkinsoni), Lake Tebera Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia herbertaxelrodi), Lake Kutubu Rainbowfish/ Turquoise Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia lacustris), ELONGATUS PIRANHA (SERRASALMUS ELONGATUS), RED HIGHFIN WOLF FISH (Erythrinus sp.), Bumblebee Goby (Brachygobius xanthozonus), AIMARA WOLF FISH (Hoplias aimara)
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:15 AM
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LANJUTAN CONTENTS

p11: NILE AROWANA (Heterotis niloticus), ELECTRIC CATFISH(Malapterurus electricus), GUINEAN BICHIR (Polypterus ansorgii), POLYPTERUS LAPRADEI (Polypterus lapradei), AFRICAN BUTTERFLY FISH (Pantodon buchholzi), JAW CHARACIN (Salminus barsiliensis), DEVIL CATFISH (Bagarius bagarius), NORTHERN PARADISE FISH (Polynemus aquilonaris), NILE PERCH (Lates niloticus), RETICULATUS KNIFEFISH (Papyrocranus afer), CUVIERI (Boulengerella cuvieri), ZUNGARO (Zungaro zungaro) , Polypterus teugelsi, Australian Spotted Gudgeon (Mogurnda Mogurnda), HUSO HUSO (Huso huso), SUMATRAN SILVERFISH (Paedocypris progenetica) , Potamotrygon sp. "Aparico", Potamotrygon Schroederi "Colombia", Potamotrygon cf. Hystrix,

p12: Polka-Dot River Stingray (Potamotrygon Henlei), Spotted River Ray (Potamotrygon sp. "Itaituba"), Reticulated River Ray (Potamotrygon Reticulata), Mosaic Ray (Potamotrygon Humerosa), Antenna River Stingray (Plesiotrgyon Iwamae), Potamotrygon sp. "Mantilla", "Yoyo" Loach (Botia almorhae), Bengal Loach (Botia dario), Golden Zebra Loach (Botia histrionica), Marble Loach (Botia kubotai ), Twin-banded Loach (Botia Rostrata), Zebra Loach (Botia striata), Botia sp.aff. rostrata, Emperor botia (Botia udomritthiruji), Black Lined Loach (Yasuhikotakia nigrolineata), Dwarf Loach (Yasuhikotakia sidthimunki), Yasuhikotakia splendida , Skunk Loach (Yasuhikotakia morleti), Blue Botia (Yasuhikotakia modesta) >>> AS IN p10, Asian Bumblebee Catfish (Pseudomystus siamensis),

p13: Galaxy Rasbora - Celestichthys margaritatus, ikan niasa (Psedatropheus auratus Bonlenger), Saddleback Loach (Homaloptera orthogoniata ), fire eel (Mastacembelus erythrotaenia), Anabas testudineus Bloch, Betta burdigala, Betta albimarginata, Betta channoides, Betta macrostoma, Zebra Shovelnose (Merodontotus tigrinus), PACMAN CATFISH (Lophiosilurus alexandri), UGLY PIKE (Esox masquinongy), RED TAIL PAYARA (Hydrolycus tatauaia), PERUGIA WOODCAT (Tatia perugiae), MILKY WAY WOODCAT (Tatia galaxias), GIANT RAPHAEL CATFISH (Megalodoras urunoscopus / Megalodoras irwini), Common goldfish (Carassius auratus auratus), Oranda Fancy Gold Fish, Ranchu Fancy Goldfish

p14: ryukin fancy Goldfish, moor Fancy Goldfish, Pearlscale fancy GOldfish, Trachycorystes trachycorystes, Synodontis notatus, PIGMY DRIFTWOOD CATFISH (Trachelyichthys exilis), Gold Zebra Pim (Brachyplatystoma juruense), Boto / Amazon Dolphin / Pink dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), Lake tanganyika cichlids (Altolamprologus Calvus, Altolamprologus Fasciatus, Asprotilapia Leptura, Aulonocranus Dewindtii, Bathybates Fasciatus, Bathybates Minor, Benthochromis Melanoides, Benthochromis Tricoti, Boulengerochromis Microlepis, Parambassis Pulcinella), Dwarf cichlid/Apistograma (Apistogramma viejita, Apistogramma sp, Apistogramma cacatuoides, Apistogramma agassizii), Ropefish (Erpetoichthys calabaricus), BLUE WHALE CATFISH (Cetopsis coecutiens)
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:16 AM
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hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:17 AM
#4

again, I'll start with my top 5 D


[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
1.ZEBRA PLECO "L46" (Hypancistrus zebra)
FAMILY: Loriicaridae
TYPE: Catfish
MAX SIZE: 4” (approx. 10 cm)
ORIGIN: Rio Xingu, Brazil
DIET: Omnivorous
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: Ideal water pH: 6.0-7.4, zebra pleco dislikes tank algae, tend to
be more carnivorous, one of the most high profile plecos in the family


[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
2.AFRICAN TIGERFISH (Hydrocynus goliath)
FAMILY: Alestidae
TYPE: Characins
MAX SIZE: 70” (approx. 175cm)
ORIGIN: Africa
DIET: Carnivore
CHARACTER: aggressive
MISC: Ideal water pH: 6.7-8.3, they require strong current and swim
in shoals


[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
3. RED TORPEDO BARB (Puntius denisonii)
FAMILY: Cyprinidae
TYPE: Cyprinids
MAX SIZE: 8" (approx. 20cm)
ORIGIN: India
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: peaceful
MISC: have been commercially bred, eventhough the availability is not that common in the market, considered endanger in the wild


[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
4. TWOSADDLE CORYDORAS (Corydoras weitzmani)
FAMILY: Callichthyidae
TYPE: Catfish
MAX SIZE: 2.4" (approx. 6cm)
ORIGIN: Peru, South America
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: One of the most expensive Corydoras in the market



[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
5. BLACK PIRANHA (Serrasalmus rhombeus)
FAMILY: Serrasalmidae
TYPE: Characins
MAX SIZE: 16" (approx. 40cm)
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Carnivore
CHARACTER: Aggressive, extremely territorial
MISC: one of the fiercest piranha in the family, they get darker when reaching adult


*Pics and excerpts taken from aquahobby.com
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:17 AM
#5

dari post ini sampe at the end of this page, gw bakalan post profile ikan2 yg biasanya dipake buat community tank (ikan2 aquascape) \)

[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
6. ALTUM ANGELFISH (Pterophyllum altum)
FAMILY: Cichlidae
TYPE: Cichlids (South American)
MAX SIZE: 20" (approx. 50cm) height
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: the largest of the genus, and is among the most challenging among tropical fish to breed in captivity

*Pic taken from freewebs.com


[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles >>> credit to mr alexmuchtar \)
RED TORPEDO BARB (Puntius denisonii)

click https://www.kaskus.co.id/showpost.php?p=36315400&postcount=2 for info \)


[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
7. CARDINAL TETRA (Paracheirodon axelrodi)
FAMILY: Characidae
TYPE: Characins
MAX SIZE: 2" (approx. 5cm)
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: effectively an annual species and has a lifespan of just a single year in nature, although it lives for several years in captivity

[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
8. GOLDEN OTO (Otocinclus affinis)
FAMILY: Loriicaridae
TYPE: Catfish
MAX SIZE: 2" (approx. 5cm)
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Omnivore, tends to be herbivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: perfect little catfish for the community aquarium the oto will do a fine job at keeping the algae in check

*Pic taken from aquahobby.com
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:18 AM
#6

[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
9. BORNEO SUCKER/HILLSTREAM LOACH (Gastromyzon borneensis)
FAMILY: Balitoridae
TYPE: Cyprinids
MAX SIZE: 4" (approx. 10cm)
ORIGIN: Asia
DIET: Omnivorous
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: commonly mistaken as a "pleco", but actually is a loach, strong current is sessential when keeping this species
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:18 AM
#7

[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
10. BLEEDING HEART TETRA (Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma)
FAMILY: Characidae
TYPE: Characins
MAX SIZE: 2.4" (approx. 6cm)
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Omnivorous
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: their colors get very beautiful, especially when fed (two or three days a week) with frozen brine shrimp
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:19 AM
#8

[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles >>> credit to mr alexmuchtar \)
11. SIAMESE ALGAE EATER (Crossocheilus siamensis)
FAMILY: Gyrinocheilidae
TYPE: Cyprinids
MAX SIZE: 6" (approx. 15cm)
ORIGIN: Southeast Asia
DIET: Omnivorous
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: generally considered to be the best all-around algae eater available to aquarists, commonly confused with Flying Fox (Epalzeorhynchos kalopterus)
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:19 AM
#9

[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
12. CHINESE ALGAE EATER (Gyrinocheilus aymonieri)
FAMILY: Gyrinocheilidae
TYPE: Cyprinids
MAX SIZE: 12" (approx. 30cm) but usually much smaller
ORIGIN: Southeast Asia
DIET: Omnivorous
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: becomes more aggressive as it grows, and losing the efficiency of its algae eating habit
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:19 AM
#10

[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
13. NEON TETRA (Paracheirodon innesi)
FAMILY: Characidae
TYPE: Characins
MAX SIZE: 2" (approx. 5cm)
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: they will not tolerate dramatic changes to their environment

*Pics taken from winternet.com
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:20 AM
#11

[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
14. CONGO TETRA (Phenacogrammus interruptus)
FAMILY: Characidae
TYPE: Characins
MAX SIZE: 3.5" (approx. 8.5cm)
ORIGIN: Congo, Africa
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: males tend to be bigger than the females, best kept in schools of at least six with other non aggressive fish
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:20 AM
#12

[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
15. RUMMY NOSE / RED NOSE TETRA (Hemigrammus bleheri)
FAMILY: Characidae
TYPE: Characins
MAX SIZE: 2.5" (approx. 6.4cm)
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: Peaceful community fish, keep with other peaceful tetras, Corydoras catfish, etc., particularly striking against a background of light green plants

*Pics taken from aquahobby.com
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:20 AM
#13

[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
16. THREADFIN RAINBOWFISH (Iriatherina werneri)
FAMILY: Melanotaeniidae
TYPE: Rainbowfishes
MAX SIZE: 2" (approx. 5cm), but usually around 3cm
ORIGIN: Papua to Australia
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: females have a pink, not red, tip to their caudal fin, need well-planted tanks with open middles so that they may swim but have the security of plants
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:21 AM
#14

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17. DWARF GOURAMI (Colisa lalia)
FAMILY: Belontiidae
TYPE: Anabantoids
MAX SIZE: 2" (approx. 5cm)
ORIGIN: South East Asia
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: eats algae, males are slightly larger than the females and have a bright orange-red body with turquoise blue vertical stripes that extend into the fins
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:21 AM
#15

[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
18. HARLEQUIN RASBORA (Trigonostigma heteromorpha)
FAMILY: Cyprinidae
TYPE: Cyprinids
MAX SIZE: 2" (approx. 5cm)
ORIGIN: Thailand, Eastern Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: temperature range of the Harlequin Rasbora is usually cited as 22°C to 27°C, usually breeds at around 28°C
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:22 AM
#16

[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
19. ANGELFISH (Pterophyllum scalare)
FAMILY: Cichlidae
TYPE: Cichlids
MAX SIZE: 6" (approx. 15cm)
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: They can live in a ph range of 6.5 to 7.2 but in order to spawn them they need to be in acid water (a ph range of 6.5 to 6.8)
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:22 AM
#17

[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
20. COMMON HATCHETFISH (Gasteropelecus sternicla)
FAMILY: Characidae
TYPE: Characins
MAX SIZE: 1.6" (approx. 4cm)
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: very peaceful, even timid fish, and make a good community tank mate, females are bigger than the males, keep the top of the tank covered when keeping this fish as they might jump out of the tank
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:22 AM
#18

[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
21. MARBLED HATCHETFISH (Carnegiella strigata)
FAMILY: Characidae
TYPE: Characins
MAX SIZE: 1.6" (approx. 4cm)
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: it has gold line that extends from its eye to its caudal fin and the area below has a brown and cream colored marble-like pattern

*Pics taken from petshop-zoomania.com
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:23 AM
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[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
22. BOESMANI RAINBOWFISH (Melanotaenia boesmani)
FAMILY: Melanotaeniidae
TYPE: Rainbowfishes
MAX SIZE: 4" (approx. 10cm)
ORIGIN: Papua to Australia
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: males are easily distinguished from females by their brighter colours and longer and more elongated dorsal fin rays, and also bigger than the females
hanunxx - 30/06/2008 03:23 AM
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[PICS + INFO] Freshwater Fish Species Profiles
23. BLUE LYRETAIL (Fundulopanchax gardneri gardneri)
FAMILY: Nothobranchiidae
TYPE: Killifish
MAX SIZE: 2.4" (approx. 6cm)
ORIGIN: Africa
DIET: Omnivore
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: soft, acidic 'blackwater' conditions are ideal for this species, the use of peat in the filter or the addition of commercial blackwater extracts or bogwood to the tank are recommended

*Pics and excerpts taken from thetropicaltank.co.uk and commons.wikimedia.org
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