Motoro stingray (Potamotrygon motoro) is one of the most famous and popular freshwater rays. We should mention that despite the motoro stingray popularity in aquarium husbandry, there is still no quite precise classification of this family representatives. From time to time, some new kinds are discovered, which were not described before.
The snakeheads (lat. Channidae) are members of freshwater ray-finned fishes family from an Anabantiforme order. The fish got its name due to the similarity of its scales and head shape with a snake one. There are two genuses known, which exist nowadays, and one extinct genus. The species are encountered in equatorial Africa (Parachanna genus) and South, South-East, East Asia (Channa genus); some kinds of Channa genus were introduced into North America.
Clown knife fish or clown featherback (Chitala ornata) is a large fish with an unusual body shape. The fish is kept in home aquaria due to its uncommon appearance. However, keeping this fish has some peculiarities about which you will find out from our article.
Not every fancier of tank fishes has met bichir fish. Though, those who have will never be able to forget this unique and extraordinary fish, no wonder that its second name is dragon bichir. In this article you will read about care, feeding and how to choose its tank mates. Unfortunately, it is quite complicated to describe each genus of the fish separately, but in general they have almost the same requirements as for care and keeping in a tank.