Exotic freshwater fish

Zig Zag Yellow Tail Eel (Macrognathus pancalus)

Zig Zag Yellow Tail Eel (Macrognathus pancalus) The Zig Zag Yellow Tail Eel (Macrognathus pancalus), may also be referred to as the barred spiny eel or Indian spiny eel, is a freshwater species native to Southern Asia. They are not a ‘True Eel’, however due to their appearance and similar lifestyle, they are referred to as

Tire Track Eel (Mastacembelus armatus)

Tire Track Eel (Mastacembelus armatus) The Tire Track Eel (Mastacembelus armatus), also known as the zigzag eel, leopard spiny eel, or white-spotted spiny eel, is a freshwater species of fish native to South-East Asia. They are bottom dwellers and substrate diggers that do well in a community aquarium with medium – large sized fish. Care Level: Moderate

Silver Dollar (Metynnis argenteus)

Silver Dollar (Metynnis argenteus) The Silver Dollar (Metynnis argenteus) is a freshwater species of fish native to brazil. They get their name from their striking, shimmering silver appearance and rounded bodies. They are a peaceful fish that will devour plants in the aquarium. Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Max Size: 6” Colouring: White Diet: Herbivore Origins: Captive bred Family: Characidae Minimum

Scarlet Gem Badis (Dario dario)

Scarlet Gem Badis (Dario dario) The Scarlet Gem Badis (Dario dario), one of the smallest known percoid fish species, is one of the most colourful fish available to freshwater hobbyists. Males have a ‘jewel like’ appearance, being a mixture of ruby red and vibrant blues. Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful Max Size: 1′ Colouring: Gold, Red

ropefish

Rope Fish (Erpetoichthys calabaricus) The Rope Fish (Erpetoichthys calabaricus), also known as the Reedfish or Snakefish, is a nocturnal and incredibly hardy species of freshwater fish. They have a swim bladder of two parts meaning they can survive out of water for longer than usual, if kept moist. Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Max

Redfin Prochilodus (Semaprochilodus taeniurus)

Redfin Prochilodus (Semaprochilodus taeniurus) The Redfin Prochilodus (Semaprochilodus taeniurus), also referred to as the Flagtail Characin, or Silver prochilodus, is a freshwater species of fish, endemic to Brazil. They make great additions to community aquariums with peaceful medium to large fish. Care Level: Easy Temperament: Semi-aggressive Max Size: 1′ Colouring: Black, Red, White, Yellow Diet: Herbivore Origins: South America Family: Prochilodontidae

Red Tail Barracuda (Acestrorhynchus falcatus)

Red Tail Barracuda (Acestrorhynchus falcatus) The Red Tail Barracuda (Acestrorhynchus falcatus) is a formidable predator that feeds exclusively on fish. However, it is relatively peaceful with any fish too large to fit into its mouth and makes a great addition to a large community tank. Care Level: Difficult Temperament: Aggressive Max Size: 11” Colouring: White Diet: Carnivore Origins:

Prehistoric Dragon Goby (Gobioides broussonnetii)

Prehistoric Dragon Goby (Gobioides broussonnetii) The Prehistoric Dragon Goby (Gobioides broussonnetii), also known as the Violet Goby, Dragon Goby, or Peruvian Goby, is a freshwater fish native to South & Central America, with a thin, eel-like body and is coloured a fantastic violet. Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Semi-aggressive Max Size: 1′ 3” Colouring: Blue, Purple

luciocephalus aura

Peppermint Crocodile Fish (Luciocephalus aura) The Peppermint Crocodile Fish (Luciocephalus aura), also known as the Giant Pikehead, is an ambush predator native to South East Asia. Recommended for a species only tank, this difficult to keep fish should only be cared for by advanced hobbyists who are prepared to give it the

Peacock Gudgeon (Tateurndina ocellicauda)

Peacock Gudgeon (Tateurndina ocellicauda) The Peacock Gudgeon (Tateurndina ocellicauda), or Peacock Goby, is a peaceful freshwater species of fish, endemic to Papua New Guinea. The only territorial behaviour they exhibit is amongst themselves, however it is just posturing so can add activity to the aquarium if you’d like to keep a group. Care