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Kryptopterus minor  2
Aquatropic, March 14, 2019

This will be an aquatic story of mistaken identity (a common theme in the aquarium trade). The Glass Catfish is an unmistakable species, beloved by generations of aquarists for its beautifully transparent body and graceful manner of swimming.

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Osphronemus laticlavius giant redtail
Aquatropic, March 7, 2019

The average home aquarium is pretty small, usually not more than 30-50 gallons, if not smaller still, making them suitable only for those species that won’t outgrow such tight confines. But there’s an unfortunate notion among many novice aquarists that fish will only grow to the size of their surroundings.

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Aphyosemion gardneri gardnei e
Aquatropic, March 1, 2019

The Gardeneri Killifish is hardy and relatively peaceful fish that is suited for most hobbyists. It can grow up about 3 inches, so it doesn't need a big aquarium to house it. It does well in planted aquariums.

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Garra spilota  1
Aquatropic, February 27, 2019

Garra is an enormous genus of minnow-like fishes, with more than 130 species recognized. They occur across the tropical portions of Africa, the Middle East, and Asia, found in a variety of freshwater habitats.

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Baryancistrus beginni l 239 e
Aquatropic, February 22, 2019

If you like the color blue and are looking for an unusual fish for your aquarium, look no further and put the Panque L-239 (Baryancistrus beginni L-239) on your shopping list. The Blue Panque L-239 makes a great center piece to most aquariums. It can grow up to roughly 3 inches.

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