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Fish Bio: Ostracods

Kamehameha

Ostracods are one of the ocean-living animals which give off light when they are disturbed. Part of the crustacean family and in existence for over a whopping 500 million years old these creatures range from 1mm-32mm in size and can be found on the upper layer of the sea floor. Where does that ...

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Fish Bio: Nurse Sharks (Ginglymostoma cirratum)

Nurse Shark

Description: Big, sluggish, bottom-dwelling and grey-brown in colour. They have two rounded dorsal fins (on the shark’s back), rounded pectoral fins and an elongated caudal fin. They have very strong jaws, a stout body, and a broad head with obvious barbells sticking out (thin, fleshy, whisker-like organs on the lower ...

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Nano Fish

Trichopsis Pumila (Sparkling Gourami)

I’m Taylor Daughtry, a writer for Aquascape Addiction. We’re joining Aquaec today to talk a bit about Nano Fish in aquariums: specifically nano tanks with live plants! Planted Nano tanks can be one of the most visually appealing creations for an Aquascaper or aquarium enthusiast. They’re relatively easy to set ...

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Fish Bio: Shrimp

Such a poser!

Shrimps or Prawns are fascinating organisms. There are over 130 species of shrimp and they come in a variety of different colours such as white, red, blue, pink, brown, black and yellow.  Most people associate them solely as a food item but they actually make a brilliant pet. I have had ...

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