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.
Tanichthys albonubes is an ideal fish for those who are just getting to know aquarium husbandry. These small and active creatures are not just nice, but also very simple in care and keeping.
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.
Chinese Algae Eater (Gyrinocheilus aymonieri) is freshwater fish that will help its tank owner deal with algae. This is what we know from the theory. However, things are a bit different in real life. After being a tireless tank cleaner in its youth, an adult species changes its gustatory preferences and starts to fancy live food as well as it can even start to nip its tank mates scales.