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Photo of oscar


Type: Fish
Size: 5 to 18 in
Lifespan: 10 to 15 years
Oscars of all colors and patterns are from the same species Astronotus Ocellatus. They are part of the larger Cichlid family and are available in a number ...[Read More]

Photo of parrotfish


Type: Fish
Size: 12 to 20 in
Lifespan: 6 to 12 years
There may have never been a more confusing description written about a fish. That's because a parrotfish can be female, change to male, change back to fema...[Read More]

Photo of pictus-catfish

Pictus Catfish

Type: Fish
Size: 1 to 5 in
Lifespan: 4 to 8 years
The pimelodus pictu, better known as the pictus catfish is a freshwater catfish species commonly with a grey and black spotted body. These fish originated ...[Read More]

Photo of 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]