The pets below have been tagged and categoriezed as peaceful. Choose one from the list to learn more about the animal. Post comments, and questions on the following page. If you think a pet has been miscategorized, or if you would like to share your photos do so via the contact page. Thanks!

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Butterflyfish

Type: Fish
Size: 3 to 6 in
Lifespan: 8 to 12 years
The Butterflyfish or Chaetodontidae is actually a group of around 115 subspecies that we will hopefully cover later. These fish are not so great for beginn...[Read More]

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Clownfish

Type: Fish
Size: 3 to 4 in
Lifespan: 10 to 20 years
With its bright orange body with black and white stripes, the Clownfish may be one of the most recognizable breeds of fish out there. While this is the mos...[Read More]

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Gourami

Type: Fish
Size: 2 to 8 in
Lifespan: 3 to 5 years
This varies between subspecies and that variation can be extremely widespread. The typical gourami a hobbyist will put in an aquarium is a dwarf gourami si...[Read More]

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Plecostomus

Type: Fish
Size: 4 to 24
Lifespan: 5 to 15 years
Also known as a "suckermouth", plecos are algae eaters and can do a very good job of keeping a tank reasonably clean of algae. You will want to make sure y...[Read More]

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Ropefish

Type: Fish
Size: 5 to 25 in
Lifespan: 5 to 20 years
The Ropefish, also known as the reedfish and the snakefish, is a very unique fish in that it can actually breathe air for an unknown length of time. Its no...[Read More]