Fish for aquarium – one of the most popular pets. Watching for peacefully fish swimming leads many people to the rest. All types of aquarium fish are united in different families.
The most popular families are:
- Labyrinth ( includes: Betta , Dwarf Gourami, Lalia);
- Cyprinidae (for example: Mahaseer, Danios and, of course – the Domestic Goldfish. They do not tolerate the neighborhood with other fish, which are capable to damage their fragile fins);
- Cichlidae (The most common representatives are: Scalars, Velvet Cichlids, Chromises, and Aequidens. The nature of Aequidens is peaceful, so it can be kept in the general aquarium with Pacu, Angelfish and Scalars);
- Poeciliidae (The most popular representatives are: Mollies and Guppies. Mollies are silver colored with a high elongated fin. Keeping fry in the general aquarium is needed floating plants on the surface.
The most expensive aquarium fish of the underwater world are available only for very wealthy people, and having them is the same prestige, such as the possession of a Bentley.
The high cost of exclusive fish is due to their rarity. These bottom-dwellers are with unusual color mutations or very difficult to breed in captivity and almost inaccessible in nature.
- Arowana (This graceful bottom-dweller that catches insects in nature, jumping out of the water, but in the aquarium takes food from the hands of the owner, is considered the most expensive fish);
- Platinum Arowana (It’s uniqueness is a rare color: spotless white color of platinum shades);
- Koi (They are distinguished by mottled coloring with lots of variants);
- Marine mint angel (One of the most beautiful marine dweller. There are a very rare species).
The most beautiful aquarium fish are recognized: Centropyge loricula ( All body and fins are deep red, red tail with a yellowish tint on the sides of the vertical rows are arranged black or dark brown contrasting stripes); Genicanthus bellus (The tail has the lyre shape that gives it a special attraction); Pygoplites diacanthus (It is characterized by an oval body and bright color. Yellow tail of a fin is decorated with blue and black pattern).