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04/23/2014

Red Fin KadangoHaplochromis Borleyi Redfin
Family: Cichlidae
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I have had my red fin gourami (Osphronemus laticlavius) for 10 years now. They are one of the smaller of Osphronemus genus with max size of only 45-50 cm.

Latin Name: Neolamprologus Caudopunctatus "Red Fin"
Origin: Lake Tanganyika
Temperature: 73-77F - 23-25C
Ease Of Keeping: Medium, needs lots of space.
Aggressivness: This cichlid can be very territorial.
Adult Size: 3" (7.5cm) ...

Other information: The Red Fin Tanzania compressiceps is somewhat variable in appearance. Not only does the fish seem to have many different light/dark phases, but imported specimens have varied in coloration.

Common Name(s): Kadango, Kandango, Red Fin Kadango, Red Fin borleyi, Yellow fin
Family: Cichlidae
Species Type: African Cichlids, Lake Malawi ...

Alternative Name
Red Fin Shark Scientific Name: Epalzeorhynchos (Labeo) frenatus
Basic Info ...

Red Finned Shark
Common name(s)
Red Finned Shark, Ruby shark, Rainbow shark ...

Red finned shark, Labeo frenatus
Image gallery: Additional species photographs
Distribution Southeast Asia, 1n the streams of Thailand.

Median Paired Fin
Accounts for the primary propulsive forces in 15% of the fish families (Videler 1993)
Balistiform Locomotion ...

It has green/blue spots on the >side, and red fins. Its a really attractive fish. If anybody >has had experience with this fish, could you let me in on any >secrets... This is my first geophagus, by the way.

At non-breeding times, the female is still quite captivating with a sliver-red body color and red fins, with the alternating black stripes.
SIZE: Males to 20" (50 cm), females not larger than 12" (30 cm).

Juvenile Brochis showing mottled pattern, red fins and high dorsal
These were young fish; they just had a little look of the "Hi fin Corydoras" about them.

The fins of the fish match the body in ground colour, upon close inspection being seen to be hyaline or translucent with coloured fin rays, with the dorsal fin being marked by a conspicuous black blotch that covers almost the entire fin area.

Body colors vary widely from the bright black and orange bands of the clown loach, the red fins and bluish-gray body of the red-finned loach, to the brownish tones of the weather loach.

Copadichromis borleyi red fin
Copadichromis borleyi sp. Fast Fact Sheet
Copadichromis borleyi yellow fin
Copadichromis jacksoni
Cyrtocara moorii
Dimidiochromis compressiceps - Fast Fact Sheet
Dimidiochromis kiwinge
Exochochromis anagenys ...

Breeding: Puntius tetrazona (Tiger barb) Males have deep orange-red fins and a bright red snout. The females are easily spotted by their comparative lack of colour and their deep, convex body shape.

common name: Red Fin Thresher Pleco, Delta Cat, Thresher Pleco
Family: Loricariidae
Continent of origin: South America
Origin country: Brazil, Ecuador,
Size: under 40 cm (15.75 inch)
Minimal tank volume: 400 litre (106 US gal) ...

Other Names: Red Fin Shark
Family: Cyprinidae
Origin: Northern Thailand
Adult Size: 6 inches (15 cm)
Social: Can be aggressive
Lifespan: 8 years
Tank Level: Bottom, Mid dweller
Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallon ...

The Red Tree Gorgonian is also referred to as Red Finger Sea Fan, or Colorful Sea Rod. An attractive branching tree-like coral, it is extremely brittle and breaks easily, making it easy to propagate in this way.

Also called red finned loach and blue botia, this fish is feisty and quite aggressive reaching a size of 10 inches but smaller in captivity. Like other loaches, they establish a social hierarchy where the "alpha" eventually leads the group.

A slim lined tetra with red fins, a fast swimmer that does well in planted tanks.
Buenos Aires Tetra
One of the larger aquarium tetras, they can also be somewhat territorial with other fish.

They all have red fins. The females are more drap in coloration. The males also have the distinctive longer first dorsal ray that over laps the second dorsal, while the females first dorsal does not, or just slightly touches the second dorsal.

Anal fin
the un-paired fin on the underside of fish, behind the vent.
Anadromous
ascending rivers from the sea for breeding (not resident).

Haplochromis Cichlids such as the Blue Dolphin Hap, Malawi Eye Biter, Red Finned Borleyi. Also Peacock Cichlids and synodontis catfish. The Blue Ahli is very aggressive and can hold its own with Mbunas.

Altolamprologus compressiceps (Red Fin)
Altolamprologus sp. "Compressiceps Shell"
Sumbu Dwarf ...

Red hooks are like silver dollars, except they have a long red fin which look like a hook on the underside (Thus their name).

It is an eye-catching silver colour with bright red fins. While it is easy to care for, its large adult size (14 inches/25 cms) means it is only suitable for the largest home aquarium and is therefore not recommended.

It can also be referred to, more traditionally, to red Bettas with deep red fins and a pale pink body colour. This can work the other way which is when the fish is named Bi-Coloured, when the fins are translucent and the body is one solid colour.

Sex can easily be determined by looking at the anal fin (the unpaired fin under the fishes belly). Females have a normal fan-shaped fin (similar to the two ventral fins nearby), while males have a rod-shaped organ that points straight back.

The Pink-tailed Characin is a predatory fish that should not be kept with smaller fish. This is a slender, silver fish with pink\red fins. The body is covered with large scales that can be easily plucked.

Description: There are more than 5 dozen different species of Rasboras but the Harlequin is one of the most popular. The colour is a reddish copper body with a black wedge from below the dorsal fin back as to have a triangular shape with red ...

or Red-Finned Shark, is great for the semi-aggressive community aquarium, as long as they are the sole shark and the other tankmates are of similar size. The Rainbow Shark is a beautifully colored fish which is a dark gray to black with red fins.

After several dip we managed to catch a few Aplocheilus panchax -Orange color morph with black edging unpaired fin, simply striking!-, Trichopsis vitatus and some small shrimp. We were not very impressed although the A. panchax was very nice.

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04/23/2014

 
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