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Most fish that are sold as tropical fish are freshwater species. Most species available are generally bred from fish farms in the far east and Florida where tropical temperatures make the commercial production more viable. of tropical fish from farms has led to many inexpensive fish available to aquarists. Tropical freshwater fish are the most popular group of fish because of the low price and ease of keeping in aquaria. Some species are difficult to breed in captivity and so are still sourced from the wild. These species are generally more expensive. Among the bred-in-captivity species, the most expensive species are and . Some male flowerhorns are sterile due to many cross breedings.
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Aquarium eels also include many so-called 'freshwater eels' that are not true eels. Yet they are all commonly called "eels" in the aquarium industry. Other Eel-type fishes include: Freshwater Aquarium Fish Species | ... online community for both Saltwater & Freshwater Aquarium Enthusiasts
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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.Unlike other freshwater fish, sharks do not react to other tank mates, instead; they react to the physical environment. This could take a few weeks or more, depending on the plants and decorations in the tank. Although they are quite active, it does take a new shark a substantially longer time to become comfortable in its new environment than most other fish, and a pet owner may not see their shark for quite a long time. Once a shark has become comfortable it will claim a territory and generally stay in this area. If the tank is small, the fish may try to claim the entire aquarium and become aggressive or, at the least, start fin nipping. If you are planning to keep a shark in a smaller aquarium (under 55 gallons) it should be kept with fast swimming fish and fish without long fins.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.The Chinese Hi Fin Shark is a very large freshwater aquarium shark that is suited more for use in a pond environment than a standard tank. This fish routinely reaches three feet or more, so keeping them in even a 150 gallon tank isn’t really feasible. The young and adolescent fish have light brown bodies with dark bands running vertically down the entirety of the fish. Adult males turn a deep red color with the bands, while females become more of a purple hue. The most striking characteristic of the Chinese Hi Fin Shark is the triangular dorsal fin that reaches back to the anal fin, and can double the height of the body when fully erect.The Red Tail Shark is one of the most common freshwater aquarium sharks; it is widely available and offered with some distinctive variations. The most common variant is in tail color, which can range from a vivid red to almost pure orange. The male of the species will show the same color in its dorsal and pectoral fins while the female will have color only on the caudal fin. The rest of the shark is a velvety black color. The Black shark is completely black and velvety. Albino versions of these sharks are rare but do exist and follow the same care needs as fish of the standard coloration.Freshwater aquarium sharks come in different shapes, sizes and temperaments. Choosing one (or more) will depend on your current or future aquarium set up. These can be some of the most exciting and fulfilling fish to keep in a tank as they are both active and attractive.