Fish Species

Pet Fish Species

Pet Fish Species

According to recent research, pet fish can be found in almost 12 million US households. They are the third most popular pet in the US, Cats being the most popular pet with Dogs in second place.

In fact, there are over 150 million pet fish found in US households, medical centres, schools, dentist surgeries and countless other locations.

An aquarium filled with colorful fish has a calming influence, many people will agree that watching a tank of beautiful tropical fish can help with relaxation. An aquarium makes an attractive addition to any room. We have included lots of information about different pet fish species, have a look through the different sections and make sure you buy your pet fish from a reputable supplier.

Black Moor Fancy Goldfish

Common Goldfish

Fan Tail Fancy Goldfish

Celestial Eye Goldfish

Comet Goldfish

Telescope Eye Goldfish

Lionhead Goldfish

Oranda Goldfish Pearlscale Goldfish
Ranchu Goldfish Ryukin Goldfish Shubunkin Goldfish
Siamese Fighting Fish

Pet Fish - Siamese Fighting Fish

The Siamese Fighting Fish is also commonly known as the Thai Fighting Fish and is referred to as "The Jewel of the Orient" because of its flowing fins and beautiful coloring. As it name suggests, it is aggressive and only a single species should be kept.


Fish Facts
Did you know...

- Angelfish will breed for life. If one of the pair dies, the other will not breed again!

- The box jellyfish is one of the most venomous creatures in the sea, the toxins from its venom attacks the nervous system, heart and skin!

- The teeth of a Piranaha are sharp enough to cut through a steel fishing hook

- Fish do not have vocal cords but they can make sounds! For example the Oyster toadfish uses its swim bladder to produce a wailing sound which is comparable to the sound made by a foghorn!

Facts about Fish Species
Did The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process. A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process. The species detailed on this website are Tropical, Saltwater, Aquarium , Marine , Pet , Pond, Clown, Koi,
Beta (Betta), Gold Fish (Goldfish), Star, Angel, Puffer, Discus, Piranha, Rainbow, Parrot, Crustaceans, Sea Anemones and Coral..

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