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Arowanas sliver
Aquatropic, July 29, 2016

Around 200 million years ago, back when the earth’s continents were still congealed together in a single landmass called Pangaea and dinosaurs were only first beginning to flex their muscle, a small group of fishes began to appear in the stagnant waters of this Mesozoic world.

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Chaestostome thomsoni l146a plecostomu rubbernose l146  5
Aquatropic, July 29, 2016

For those aquarists in need of an industrious algae-eating fish for smaller aquariums, allow us to introduce the Rubbernose Pleco.

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Aquatropic, July 29, 2016

Most species of freshwater fish found in the aquarium hobby have been around for many decades, but not the Rose Line Shark, which only first began to be exported in the late 1990’s.

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Epalzeorhynchos frenatus rainbow shark  8
Aquatropic, July 29, 2016

The name ‘Rainbow Shark’ is a bit of a stretch for Epalzeorhynchus frenatum, as this fish is neither a shark nor is it all that rainbow-like.

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Neondwarfrainbowfish
Aquatropic, July 29, 2016

One of New Guinea’s most beautiful freshwater fishes is a shiny blue species that is small in stature but big in looks.

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