Fish, Tanks and Ponds


Fish, Tanks and Ponds
A comprehensive guide to fish

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Tropical Marines
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Characiformes - Characins

Alestidae - (African tetras)
Alestopetersius caudalis
     
Alestopetersius caudalis
Yellow finned tetra

Profile and fact sheet
     
Arnoldichthys spilopterus
     
Arnoldichthys spilopterus
African red eyed tetra

Profile and fact sheet
     
Phenacogrammus interruptus
     
Phenacogrammus interruptus
Congo tetra

Profile and fact sheet
     
Anostomidae - (Headstanders)
Abramites hypselonotus
     
Abramites hypselonotus
High backed headstander
     
Leporinus affinis Leporinus fasciatus
Leporinus frederici
 
Leporinus affinis
Profile and fact sheet
Leporinus fasciatus
Banded leporinus
Leporinus frederici
 
 
Characidae - (Characins)
Aphyocharax rathbuni
Aphyocharax rathbuni
Aphyocharax paraguayensis
Aphyocharax paraguayensis
   
Astyanax mexicanus
Astyanax mexicanus
Blind cave fish
     
Brachychalcinus orbicularis
Brachychalcinus orbicularis
Discus tetra

Profile and fact sheet
     
Creagrutus beni
Creagrutus beni
     
Gymnocorymbus ternetzi
Gymnocorymbus ternetzi
Black widow tetra

Profile and fact sheet
     
Hasemania nana
Hasemania nana
Silver tip tetra

Profile and fact sheet
     
Hemigrammus bleheri
Hemigrammus bleheri
Rummy nose tetra

Profile and fact sheet
Hemigrammus erythrozonus
Hemigrammus erythrozonus
Glowlight tetra

Profile and fact sheet
Hemigrammus hyanuary
Hemigrammus hyanuary
Hemigrammus ocellifer
Hemigrammus ocellifer
Head and tail light tetra

Profile and fact sheet
Hemigrammus rhodostomus
Hemigrammus rhodostomus
Rummy nose tetra
Hemigrammus rodwayi
Hemigrammus rodwayi
Gold Tetra
   
Hyphessobrycon amapaensis
Hyphessobrycon amapaensis
Red line tetra
Hyphessobrycon anisitsi
Hyphessobrycon anisitsi
Buenos Aires tetra

Profile and fact sheet
Hyphessobrycon colombianus
Hyphessobrycon colombianus
Columbian blue tetra
Hyphessobrycon eques
Hyphessobrycon eques
Serpae tetra

Profile and fact sheet
Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma
Hyphessobrycon erythrostigma
Bleeding heart tetra

Profile and fact sheet
Flame tetra, Hyphessobrycon flammeus
Hyphessobrycon flammeus
Flame tetra
Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi
Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi
Black neon tetra

Profile and fact sheet
Hyphessobrycon megalopterus
Hyphessobrycon megalopterus
Black phantom tetra

Profile and fact sheet
Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis
Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis
Lemon tetra

Profile and fact sheet
Hyphessobrycon pyrrhonotus
Hyphessobrycon pyrrhonotus
Flame back bleeding heart tetra

Profile and fact sheet
 Hyphessobrycon rosaceus
 Hyphessobrycon rosaceus
Rosy tetra

Profile and fact sheet
Hyphessobrycon sweglesi
Hyphessobrycon sweglesi
Red phantom tetra

Profile and fact sheet
Inpaichthys kerri
Inpaichthys Kerry
Blue emperor tetra

Profile and fact sheet
     
Knodus borki, Blue tetra
Knodus borki
Blue tetra

Profile and fact sheet
     
Moenkhausia pittieri,
Moenkhausia pittieri,
Diamond tetra

Profile and fact sheet
Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae
Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae
Red eyed tetra

Profile and fact sheet
   
       
Paracheirodon innesi
Paracheirodon innesi
Neon tetra

Profile and fact sheet
Paracheirodon axelrodi
Paracheirodon axelrodi
Cardinal tetra

Profile and fact sheet
   
Prionobrama filigera
Prionobrama filigera
Glass bloodfin tetra

Profile and fact sheet
     
Pristella maxillaris
Pristella maxillaris
X ray tetra

Profile and fact sheet
     
Thayeria boehlkei
Thayeria boehlkei
Penguin tetra

Profile and fact sheet
     
Chilodontidae - (Headstanders)
Chilodus punctatus
Chilodus punctatus
Spotted headstander
     
Crenuchidae - (South American darters)
Poecilocharax weitzmani
Poecilocharax weitzmani
     
Ctenoluciidae - (Pike-characids)
Ctenolucius hujeta
Ctenolucius hujeta
     
Cynodontidae - (Dogtooth characins)
Hydrolycus scomberoides
Hydrolycus scomberoides
     
Distichodontidae
Distichodus sexfasciatus
Distichodus sexfasciatus
Profile and fact sheet
     
Erythrinidae
Hoplias malabaricus
Hoplias malabaricus
Wolf fish

Profile and fact sheet
     
Gasteropelecidae - (Freshwater hatchetfishes)
Carnegiella strigata
Carnegiella strigata
Marbled Hatchetfish

Profile and fact sheet
     
Hemiodontidae - (Halftooths)
Hemiodus argenteus
Hemiodus argenteus
Profile and fact sheet
Hemiodus gracilis
Hemiodus gracilis
   
Hepsetidae - (Pike characins)
Hepsetus odoe
Hepsetus odoe
African pike characin
     
Lebiasinidae - (Pencilfishes)
Copella arnoldi
Copella arnoldi
Splashing tetra
Copella metae
Copella metae
   
Nannostomus eques
Nannostomus eques
Nannostomus marginatus
Nannostomus marginatus
Profile and fact sheet
Nannostomus trifaciatus
Nannostomus trifaciatus
 
Prochilodontidae - (Flannel-mouth characiforms)
Semaprochilodus taeniurus
Flag-tail characin
Semaprochilodus taeniurus
Profile and fact sheet
     
Serrasalmidae - piranhas
Colossoma macropomum
Colossoma macropomum
Black pacu

Profile and fact sheet
     
Silver dollar, Metynnis argenteus
Metynnis argenteus
Silver dollar, Metynnis hypsauchen
Metynnis hypsauchen
Silver Dollar

Profile and fact sheet

Metynnis luna
Metynnis maculatus
Metynnis maculatus
Spotted metynnis
Myloplus rubripinnis
Myloplus rubripinnis
Redhook metynnis

Profile and fact sheet
     
Piaractus brachypomus
Piaractus brachypomus
Red pacu
     
Pygocentrus nattereri
Pygocentrus nattereri
Red bellied piranha

Profile and fact sheet
     
Serrasalmus irritans
Serrasalmus irritans
Serrasalmus rhombeus
Serrasalmus rhombeus
Black piranha

Profile and fact sheet
Serrasalmus spilopleura
Serrasalmus spilopleura
Gold piranha

Profile and fact sheet