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Fish in Captivity: The Moral Issues

Two primary issues must be examined when discussing the morality of fishkeeping. The first is whether keeping fish is harmful to the environment. The second question is whether the fish themselves are deprived of happiness. With regards to the first question, a distinction must be made between fish bred in captivity and fish collected from […]

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The Caribbean Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, between Mexico and Central America. It is the second largest sea in the world. About 9% of the world’s coral reefs are located in this sea. Coral reefs are extremely fragile and have been damaged in recent years by extremely warm waters. In 1986, a […]

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History of Pet Fish

Fish were kept as pets already in ancient times. The ancient Egyptians kept fish both as a source of food and for entertainment. Their hieroglyphics depict Tilapia species and Mormyrids. The Chinese began to breed goldfish (from carp) in the 10th century. Goldfish were introduced to Europe at the end of the 18th century. In […]

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The Doctor Fish

The Garra Rufa Fish is also known as The Doctor Fish, Nibble Fish, Kangal Fish, Tickle Fish, Surgeon Fish, etc.. It is originally from the Middle East, mainly Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Iran and Pakistan. It is most famous in Kangal, Turkey. There are different breeds but the one of interest here is the doctor fish […]

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Goldfish – A simple guide.

Goldfish have been around for only 5,000 years! They originated in China, where carp with golden scales were selectively bred. Today there are scores of different varieties. Goldfish are the most popular pet in the world and may live for over 25 years – if they are cared for properly. The first thing you should […]

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Fish Families

Water covers over three-quarters of the earth’s surface and fish are the most numerous of the vertebrates. There are about 31,500 species of fish and they are classified by physical characteristics, habitat, behavior etc. List of fish families: Damselfish Dottyback Tang Wrasse

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Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef. The reef contains an abundance of marine life and comprises of over 3000 individual reef systems and coral cays. It is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland in north-east Australia. In 1981, it was selected as a World Heritage Site. It […]

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Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is the world’s third largest ocean, covering 20% of the earth’s water. The warmth of the Indian Ocean keeps phytoplankton production low in most of the ocean. As a result, there is not a tremendous amount of life in the Indian Ocean. Russia, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan all border this ocean […]

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Choosing Fish for Your Aquarium

Once you have decided to start keeping fish, the next big decision is to choose fish. While it may seem fun to pick out one of each beautiful fish in the store, this is not likely to be successful. The first factor to consider when buying fish is compatibility. This means, first of all, putting […]

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Endangered Fish

It is hard to keep track of the numbers of fish in the rivers, lakes and oceans because they move around so much. It also hard to protect them for this reason. Fish which return to the same stream every year to spawn are easier to keep track of. The main reason fish become endangered […]