Ocellated Synodontis, Large-spot Catfish making a splash on Animal-World

March 25, 2014 by  
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Ocellated Synodontis, Large-spot Catfish making a splash on Animal-World Ocellated Synodontis, Large-spot Catfish making a splash on Animal-World

Ocellated Synodontis, an upside-down catfish with very large spots! The Ocellated Synodontis is not a clown, but it does have a very spotted coat! Sometimes those spots can be very large, and in size it’s not too small either. Most seen in an aquarium will be less than 10 inches, but if you see this dude in the wild, it could be a whopping 20... [Read more of this article]

Health Benefits of Owning an Aquarium

Health Benefits of Owning an Aquarium Health Benefits of Owning an Aquarium

Animal-World’s Freshwater Fish Care Guide Fish keeping as a hobby has gained popularity all over the world! Aquariums are a good alternative for people who desire to keep pets, aside from cats and dogs. The Chinese people believe that aquariums bring good luck to homes and offices. The water it contains is one of the five elements of the earth.... [Read more of this article]

PlanetXingu Project, A win for Catfish and the Xingu River

February 7, 2014 by  
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PlanetXingu Project, A win for Catfish and the Xingu River PlanetXingu Project, A win for Catfish and the Xingu River

Royal Plecostomus or Black Lined Panaque, Panaque nigrolineatus. Color forms of this species are found in the Rio Xingu. Photo © Animal-World.com, Courtesy Ken Childs. Two Thumbs Up! To Planet Catfish and the PlanetXingu Project Planet Catfish and founder Julian Dignall truly deserve our praise and recognition for their successful fundraising project,... [Read more of this article]

Vivariums, Perfect Homes for Exotic Pets

Vivariums, Perfect Homes for Exotic Pets Vivariums, Perfect Homes for Exotic Pets

Can’t decide whether to get a pet fish or reptile? How about a vivarium that offers the best of both worlds! The Tetrafauna Viquarium provides both a land and water environment. It’s great for a small to medium sized habitat and it’s really fun to setup too! First decide on your favorite inhabitants. Mollies or guppys, even bettas... [Read more of this article]

Who’s hungry? A Human Smorgasbord for Flesh-eating Piranha!

Who’s hungry? A Human Smorgasbord for Flesh-eating Piranha! Who’s hungry? A Human Smorgasbord for Flesh-eating Piranha!

Swarm of carnivorous piranha attacked hundreds of bathers! Photo © Animal-World.com, Courtesy Ken Childs Christmas was a very warm day along the Parana River near Rosario, Argentina. Hundreds of city dwellers were trying to escape the 100-degree weather in the cooler waters of a popular beach about 300 kilometers north of Buenos Aires. But then,... [Read more of this article]

Choosing an Aquarium Filter

September 20, 2013 by  
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Choosing an Aquarium Filter Choosing an Aquarium Filter

Which Aquarium Filter is Right for Me? Guest Post by Michael David Installing a fish tank can be a great way to add some color and life to your home or workspace. It can even provide a sense of peace in the midst of a stressful day. However, keeping your fish happy and healthy goes beyond the daily sprinkle of fish food. Proper aquarium setup and... [Read more of this article]

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