List of the long-living aquarium fish

List of the long-living aquarium fish

The life expectancy of the vast majority of aquarium fish is short, ranging from one and a half to three years on average. Some species, on the other hand, live much longer and please their owners, saving them from having to constantly acquire new residents or breading juvenile fish on their own. You can learn …

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Siamese fighting fish

siamese fighting fish

The Siamese fighting fish, or Betta splendens, is one of the most popular aquarium fish in the world. It can be found everywhere in the aquariums of both amateurs and professionals.

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Rummy nose tetra

rummy nose tetra

The rivers of the tropical part of South America gave aquarists a large number of ornamental fish species. One of them is the rummy nose tetra or red-nose tetra. This fish cannot boast of bright body color, but a tail with a black and white stripe and a ruby ​​spot on its head gives it a special charm. The features of the contents of this tetra will be discussed in our article.

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Rosy barb

Rosy barb

By its color, the fire barbus is very similar to goldfish, but the latter strongly lose to this species in activity. Fish are perfect for lovers to watch the moving bright inhabitants in the aquarium.

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Apistogramma

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The cichlid family is distinguished by a large variety of species. In it, you can find both real giants and very small fish. Dwarf cichlids belong to the second group and, of course, are one of the most beautiful aquarium fish.

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Labidochromis

Labidochromis

The cichlids of Lake Malawi are popular aquarium inhabitants because they not only differ in stunning “outfits” but also are characterized by high intelligence and complex forms of behavior, which is a pleasure to watch. Labidochromis is the most peace-loving group, it is from it that it is recommended to begin your acquaintance with the amazing world of Malawians.

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Pterygoplichthys

Pterygoplichthys

Large chain catfish are frequent inhabitants of large aquariums. They have a beautiful appearance and are of great benefit by eating algae fouling in the aquarium. Pterygoplichthys gibbiceps, or leopard catfish, will be discussed in our article.

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Hoplo Catfish

Megalechis thoracata

Few aquariums are without catfish. In most cases, they live in the bottom layers of water, allowing you to “revive” the lower part of the aquarium. But their main value is that they act as real “orderlies” of the aquarium, eating up the rest of the food left by other fish, and thereby helping to maintain cleanliness in the aquarium.

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Loricaria

Loricaria

In the family of Loricaria, or Armored catfishes, catfishes, there is a group of species that are not yet very widespread in the aquarium but are definitely of interest by their appearance and unpretentiousness in content. We are talking about loricaria, also known as whiptail catfish. What is remarkable about these interesting fish, you can learn from our article.

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