Cardinal Tetra – Paracheirodon Axelrodi

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  Common name: Cardinal Tetra Scientific name: Paracheirodon axelrodi Average Adult Fish Size:  1.5 inches  /  3.8 cm Place of Origin: Native to South American blackwater rivers, such as the Solimoes river in south-eastern Colombia, eastern Peru and western Brazil. …

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Spotted Gar – Lepidosteus Oculatus

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Common name: Spotted Gar Scientific name: Lepidosteus oculatus Average Adult Fish Size: 40 inches  /  100 cm Place of Origin: Great Lakes Erie and Michigan. Also the Mississippi River basin to the Gulf of Mexico It may also be found …

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Mbu Puffer – Tetraodon Mbu

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Common name: Mbu Puffer, Giant Puffer, Giant Green Puffer Scientific name: Tetraodon Mbu Average Adult Fish Size: 24 inches  /  60 cm Place of Origin: Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Zambia, Burundi, Cameroon. It inhabits rivers and …

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Leopoldi Stingray – Potamotrygon Leopoldi

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Common name: Leopoldi Stingray, Polka Dot Stingray, Black Diamond, P13, P14, P62 Scientific name: Potamotrygon leopoldi Average Adult Fish Size: 24 inches  /  60 cm Place of Origin: Rio Xingu basin and Rio Fresco in central Brazil. Typical Tank setup: …

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Fire Eel – Mastacembelus Erythrotaenia

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Common name: Fire Eel Scientific name: Mastacembelus Erythrotaenia Average Adult Fish Size: 40 inches  /  100 cm Place of Origin: India, Borneo, Malaysia, Sumatra, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Burma. Soft Southeast Asian riverbeds. Typical Tank setup: The bottom of your …

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Longfinned Bristlenose Pleco – Ancistrus sp

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Common name: Longfinned Bristlenose Pleco, Bristlenose Pleco Scientific name: Ancistrus sp Average Adult Fish Size: 4 inches  /  12 cm Place of Origin: A large part of South America Typical Tank setup: S. American biotope with rocks, bogwood/driftwood, and plants …

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Neon Tetra – Paracheirodon Innesi

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Common name: Neon Tetra, Neon Scientific name: Paracheirodon Innesi Average Adult Fish Size:  1.5 inches  /  3.8 cm Place of Origin: Native to south American blackwater rivers, such as the Solimoes river in south-eastern Colombia, eastern Peru and western Brazil. …

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Blue Arowana – Osteoglossum Ferreirai

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Common name: Blue Arowana, Blue Dragon Fish, Dragon Fish Scientific name: Osteoglossum Ferreirai Average Adult Fish Size: 48 inches / 120 cm Place of Origin: Negro River basin (Brazil and Colombia) and the upper Essequibo River basin (Guyana) in South America Typical Tank …

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Leichardti Pearl Arowana – Scleropages Leichardti

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Common name: Leichardti Pearl Arowana, Leichardti Arowana, Dragon Fish, and Leichardti Dragonfish Scientific name:  Scleropages Leichardti Average Adult Fish Size: 36 inches / 90 cm Place of Origin: Australia Typical Tank setup: A lot of swimming space is necessary. Decorate with …

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Black Arowana – Osteoglossum Ferreirai

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Common name: Black Arowana, Black Dragonfish, Dragon Fish Scientific name: Osteoglossum Ferreirai Average Adult Fish Size: 48 inches / 120 cm Place of Origin: Negro River basin (Brazil and Colombia) and the upper Essequibo River basin (Guyana) in South America Typical Tank …

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