Celestial pearl danio or galaxy rasbora (lat. Danio margaritatus) is a small, bright colored fish, that appeared in tanks not so long ago. Moreover, only in 2006 it became known within the scientific community. This is when it was discovered. It has become popular very fast and like many new species, it got several various names. Besides the main one – celestial pearl danio, it is also called as galaxy rasbora or Microrasbora sp. ‘Galaxy’.
Chinese Algae Eater or golden algae eater (lat.Gyrinocheilus aymonieri) is not very large tank fish, that will help its tank owner to deal with algae in it. This is what we know from the theory, however, things are a bit different in the real life.
After being a tireless tank cleaner in its youth an adult CAE species changes its gustatory preferences and starts to fancy live food as well as it can even start to nip scales from its tankmates.
Rainbow shark (lat. Epalzeorhynchos frenatus) is as popular as its very close relative – red-tailed black shark. As for their care, behavior and compatibility these fishes are very much alike, though there are some nuances and you will find out about them from our article.
Bala shark or silver shark (lat. Balantiocheilos melanopterus) is a freshwater species belonging to Carp family. The fish can be encountered in waters of South-East Asia and it is threatened with extinction. It’s quite a popular tank fish due to its likeness to a real shark. However, in fact, bala shark has nothing in common with them.