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Swordtail Fish

Swordtail, the freshwater fish one can easily mistake for a Guppy or a Platy, is one of the best choices for a pet fish, especially for beginners. Its colours vary. Caught from the wild, the body of the swordtail is generally olive green with yellow and red streaks along its two sides. The wild type […]

Black Phantom Tetra Care Guide

An Aquarist’s Guide to Keeping, Feeding, and Breeding the Black Phantom Tetra The Hyphessobrycon megalopterus, more commonly known as the Black Phantom Tetra is a freshwater fish that’s highly popular among pet owners and aquarium aficionados. Belonging to the family Characidae, these fishes can be distinguished by the existence of a tiny adipose fin situated […]

Siamese Fighting Fish (Betta)

The Siamese fighting fish or as they are known to many (Bettas) are small, vibrantly coloured tropical fishes that have captured the hearts of fish lovers around the globe. Their natural habitat are ponds, streams, swamps, rice paddies, even drainage ditches. The adapt well because of their labyrinth organ, allowing them to take in surface air. The […]