Comet (goldfish)

Comet (goldfish) is one of artificially bred ornamental tank goldfish, which has a classical elongated body (not an ovifrom shaped like all other representatives of this kind have) and a long tail.

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Common pleco (Hypostomus plecostomus)

Common pleco (Hypostomus plecostomus) or suckermouth catfish is a type of catfish, which is often encountered in home aquaria. Many aquarists have had this fish or saw it on sale. This is a perfect tank cleaner, plus it is one of the most enduring and undemanding kind of catfish, but…

This catfish may be a troublesome tank dweller for an aquarist. Usually plecostomus is bought as a juvenile, when it is about 5-10 cm (2-4 inches) long. But it grows fast and can become up to 60 cm (24 inches) long, though in tanks it is as a rule about 30 cm (15 inches) long.

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Denison barb (Sahyadria denisonii)

Denison barb (Sahyadria denisonii, ex. Puntius denisonii) is one of the fishes that are getting popular with surprisingly high rate. The fish has become a subject of aquarists focus quite recently. This India-born fish has become rather renowned species due to its appealing look and interesting behavior.

The fish is quite large (if compared to other barb species), active and brightly colored one. It inhabits in India, but the uncontrolled fishing-out of this fish for several years has led to the situation that now denison barb is danger of extinction.

India government introduced limitations on fishing this species in the wild and currently denison barb is bred in the fish farms or caught in the wild by small groups of poachers.

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