Bala shark care guide

Bala shark (lat. Balantiocheilos melanopterus) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Cyprinidae family. The fish can be encountered in the waters of South-East Asia, and it is threatened with extinction. It’s quite a popular tank fish due to its likeness to a shark. However, bala sharks actually aren’t sharks and have nothing in common with them. Aquarists value the fish for its size, aggregative behavior, and ability to live together with any tank mates of a similar temper and size.

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Rosy barb care guide

The rosy barb (lat. Pethia conchonius) is one of the most beautiful barb species. Another good thing about the fish is that it’s not demanding, good-tempered, and it is interesting to watch it in a tank since it moves all the time. These qualities have made the fish one of the most renowned fishes among beginning aquarists. In this article, we’ll tell you about rosy barb keeping, breeding, and feeding.

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