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Night-Time Cleanup: The Pelcos

Fish that fall into the pelcos name are all categorized in the loricariidae family. These fish include but are not limited to the suckermouth catfish, the bristlenose catfish, the sailfin catfish and the Amazon sailfin catfish. Regardless of what breed of pelco you own or plan to buy, the habitats …

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Fish Bio: Dwarf Gourami

  Origin: India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh Behavior: Peaceful, community tropical fish. Temperature: 72–82 °F (22-28 °C) pH: 6.5 – 7.5 Size: 3.5″ (9 cm) Diet: Omnivorous, accepts flakes, vegetation (lettuce, peas, spinach), and freeze-dried or frozen foods. Breeding: Bubble nest builder. Lower water to 6-8 inches, and raise the temperature to 28-30 °C (82 °F). The tank …

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Fish Bio: Bronze Cory

Origin: South America Behavior: Peaceful, community tropical fish. Will hover along the bottom of the tank to search for food scraps. Temperature: 68–82 °F (20-28 °C) pH: 6.0 – 8.0 Size: 3″ (7 cm) Diet: Accepts all types of food including flakes, sinking pellets, frozen and freeze-dried foods. Breeding: Easy to breed. Place a group of 6+ Bronze …

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Fish Bio: Black Ghost Knife Fish

Black Ghost Knife Fish

The Black Ghost Knife Fish (APTERONOTUS ALBIFRONS) hails from the Amazon River basin in South America. They are one of the most interesting tropical fish to watch due to their strange features. In the aquarium, Black Ghost Knife Fish are known for their flowing movement and their unique body shape. They are similar …

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