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Giraffe Catfish or Auchenoglanis occidentalis is a catfish native to Africa.
Girardinus or Girardinus metallicus is a freshwater fish native to Cuba.
Glass Catfish or Kryptopterus bicirrhis is also called the Ghost Catfish which is a common aquarium fish native to Thailand.
Glittering Pencilfish or Nannostomus nitidus is a native of South American and a common aquarium fish.
Glowlight Tetra or Hemigrammus erythrozonus is a small tropical fish native to South America.
Goeldi's Pimelodid or Brachyplatystoma goeldii is a carnivorous catfish native to South America.
Gold Barb or is a small fish named for their golden color native to Southern China.
Gold Dust Molly or Poecilia sphenops is a common type of molly named for its color native to South America.
Gold Line Scissor Tail or Moenkhausia intermedia is a ray-finned fish native to South America.
Gold Piranha or Serrasalmus aureus is a carnivorus fish native to South America.
Golden Dwarf Cichlid or Nannacara anomala is a member of the Cichlid family from Guyana.
Golden Gourami "Pseudo Albino" or is an albino breed of fish from Thailand.
Golden Julie or Julidochromis ornatus is a type of Cichlid native to the African Great Lakes.
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The South American Cichlids are also known as New World cichlids and include Central American Cichlids and American Dwarf Cichlids. They are found primarily in Central and South America, with the Texas Cichlid found in the southern part of North America.This is a vast geographic area with greatly diverse habitats ranging from savannas to rain forests, consequently cichlids are found in a wide variety of conditions. The Amazon River contains a huge number of fish, one fifth of all freshwater fish species. Its waters are acidic and extremely soft, and much of it has detritus covered sandy type substrate.For more in-depth info see: South American Cichlids and Central American Cichlids are attractive, personable, and are generally quite durable fish. They come in a range of sizes and with some very beautiful colorations, making them favorite aquarium fish for many hobbyists. Many also reach an impressive size and are great for a large show tank.There are distinctive types of South American cichlids, including: Jack Dempsey FishFish AquariumsAquarium FishSouth American CichlidsCichlid FishFish FishFreshwater FishFish TanksThe Jack
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: South American Cichlids are a diversegroup of fish often referred toas New World Cichlids. Cichlids are hardy, easy to care for fish thatadd brilliant color to the freshwater aquarium. South American Cichlidsare found from Central America through South America and can becategorized into Dwarf Cichlids, Larger Amazonian Cichlids, and LargerNeotropical Cichlids, all of which have different care levels and tankrequirements. These larger species are mostly predatory fish that areterritorial innature and should be maintained in the semi-aggressive or aggressiveaquarium. South American Cichlids have very interesting personalitiesand are extremely intelligent fish with highly evolved parental skills,making them one of the most popular groups of aquarium fish.Gar or Boulengerella lateristriga is an ancient ray-finned fish found in eastern North America, Central America and near Carribean Island.
Garbei Cory or Corydoras garbei is a type of catfish found in slow moving rivers in South America.
German Ram or Microgeophagus ramirezi is a popular freshwater aquarium fish found in Colombia and Venezuela.Vancouver Aquarium ~ World's Largest Freshwater Fish was amazing to see, they come from South America then there was a puffer fish which looked like it swam into the glass once to often.Since puffer fish do not have gill covers or scales, they are thought to be more susceptible to diseases, nitrite, nitrate and ammonia levels. Like all puffers, the Amazon Puffer is not a good fish to cycle an aquarium with. Also because they usually don't eat all of their food (messy eaters!), these fish will usually put more load on the aquarium filtration requiring more frequent water changes and better maintenance in general.A generous weekly water change of 30% to 50% is the standard recommendation for a puffer aquarium. A larger then normal canister filter will be required and should turn the tank over 6 - 10 times per hour. This South American Freshwater Puffer is especially sensitive upon arrival to a new aquarium, though once it is acclimated it is quite hardy.