Phoenix rasbora (Lat. Boraras merah) is a kind of ray-finned fish of the Boraras genus. Boraras merah is an extremely good-looking nano fish that is really popular among aquarists due to its schooling behavior, peaceful temper, and small size. This tiny fish is very friendly, and it is perfect for nano tanks. It even can be kept with all dwarf shrimps without risk!
Dwarf neon rainbowfish (Melanotaenia praecox) is a rather popular aquarium fish kind. They are popular among aquarium enthusiasts due to their stunning appearance and active nature. It got the name due to the coloring which contains all colors of rainbow in the most unusual and unexpected combinations. Nowadays there are 72 rainbowfish kinds known. All of them inhabit in Australia and neighboring islands.
The Siamese fighting fish is very popular among aquarists due to its unusual coloring and interesting behavior. Usually, beginners tend to listen to what the seller says – that it requires a tiny tank, no water heating is needed, and in general, a betta is not demanding as for its keeping. However, there is very little truth in these words, and it requires completely different care.
The striped panchax (Aplocheilus lineatus) is a tropical freshwater aquarium fish that belongs to the genus Aplocheilus. Wild striped panchax killifish has a rather unpretentious coloring – bronze-colored body, reddish fins, and some dark vertical stripes near its tail. However, due to breeders’ efforts, a golden-colored variation of the fish was obtained – golden striped panchax. It is considered the most popular nowadays.