Varieties of Aquarium Fish

An aquarium filled with beautiful and colorful fish is one of the most priced house decorations.  Few of the home aquarium fish, which are easy to take care of, are:

Mollies: These are small fish with an average life span of 2 years. They are very peaceful and appropriate for community tanks. Another advantage of mollies are, they are easy to maintain and do not need a lot of your time or attention. There are different colors of mollies available in the market like black, red, 24 carat, green and sailfin.

Catfish: The uniqueness of these fish lies in their whiskers and thus named as catfish. They are generally harmless to other small fish in the aquarium, but they require a moderate amount of care. Varieties are Pictus, Jordan, Upside down and African glass. Be careful while buying a redtail catfish they eat smaller aquarium fish and could be a task to maintain.

Betta: Give your aquarium a dash of color with the gorgeous Betta fish. They have radiantly vibrant long fins. But its advisable to have only one of them in your tank as they tend to fight with other Bettas.

Black-skirt tetra: They are shy and elegant. You would always prefer a pair or group of these fish and offer them with a lot of hiding places in the aquarium as they hate confrontations.

White cloud minnow: A White Cloud Minnow is a petite fish that tolerates any temperatures. It’s even suitable for ponds during summers. Buy these minnows in the group, and they will automatically retain good health and color. They have an average lifespan of only 4 years.

 


 

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