Acara Cichlids General Description Within the Acara family there are two groupings of species: true Acaras and Acara-related species. True acaras are the larger of the two, growing between 6 and 12 inches in length while other Acaras grow no larger than 6 inches. Most acara cichlids are somewhat aggressive and territorial and they have a […]

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Your pooch doesn’t need to say a word for you to understand what he’s feeling. Understanding dog body language tells you everything you need to know. Though dogs cannot speak to humans in the same way that we speak to each other, they are still able to communicate with us. You don’t have to spend […]

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Triggerfish are a fish comprised of roughly 40 distinct species.

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General description Snakeheads are a large species of tropical fish popular among more experienced aquarists. Snakeheads get their name from their flattened shape and the scales on their head which are similar to those of most snakes. They are also characterized by their long dorsal and anal fins which run along the length of their […]

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General description Rays are a large group of fish closely related to sharks. They are characterized by their flat bodies and, like sharks, have a tough and elastic skeleton made of cartilage. The ray’s mouth is located on the underside of its body and it has an extendable upper jaw which it uses to capture […]

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Piranha are a family of extremely aggressive freshwater fish.

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Knifefish General description Knifefish are a fascinating species of freshwater fish belonging to the eel family. They are characterized by their long, tapered bodies and anal fins that extend from their bellies to their tails, giving them the appearance of a kitchen knife. They are extremely agile and swim with a soft rippling motion of […]

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