Clown knifefish 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.
Fire eel (Mastacembelus erythrotaenia) resembles a true eel, that’s why the fish got its name. However, this fish has nothing in common with eels despite its snake like body and pointed snout. This is a renown tank and commercial fish.
Apteronotus albifrons is one of the most unusual freshwater fishes that you may encounter in amateur aquariums. The fish has nocturnal habits. During the day time it is rather timid and quite often stays in a shelter on a tank bottom.
Everything about rope fish (Erpetoichthys calabaricus) is uncommon – its behavior in a tank, appearance and even its name. It has several ones: ropefish (or rope fish), reedfish, snakefish. But all these names denote one and the same fish.
It is interesting to watch rope fish in a tank, easy to keep it but you should bare in mind that its tankmates must be average or large sized. Rope fish takes smaller fish species as a food, since it is a predator fish by its nature.