The Nemo Fish

The Nemo Fish

The Clownfish. Is it a true nemo ?  The most recognizable of all reef-dwelling fish is the clownfish with its striking orange colors and three distinct, black outlined white bars along their head, side, and tail. Otherwise known as clown anemonefish, these marine fish...
The Cichlid Fish

The Cichlid Fish

The diverse cichlid fish.  Wild Diversification The cichlid fish, of the Cichlidae family, is one of the most diverse fishes in the world. There have been more than 1,300 species of cichlid that have been scientifically described. However, it’s estimated that, because...
The Spectacular  Koi Fish

The Spectacular Koi Fish

The Expensive Koi Fish.  Colorful Koi The beautiful koi carp, scientifically known as Cyprinus rubrofuscus, are ornamental and colorful versions of the common carp. Most typically, they can have red, yellow, white, black, or combination scales. With over 100 types of...
Flowerhorn Fish

Flowerhorn Fish

Flowerhorn Cichlid fish A manmade ornamental fish The flowerhorn cichlid fish (scientifically Paraneetroplus synspilus) is characterized by its vibrant colors and a large, bulging forehead. In the early 1990s, the bulging forehead, known as the nuchal hump, became...