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.
In Australia, approximately 195 species and subspecies of native freshwater fish have been described, with another 22 undescribed but recognized. About 127 of these are considered endemic. Many of Australia’s fish species are marine (saltwater). Some of these fish are excellent for the beginner hobbyist. List of fish native to Australia: Australian Anemonefish Common Clownfish […]
The fishing industry is harmful to the fish, other marine animals, human health and the environment. Fish feel pain and stress. Fishing methods are not regulated and include much pain for the fish. Some fish are even gutted before being killed. Farmed fish are also mistreated; they swim in cramped spaces in unclean water and […]
Most aquarium cool-water fish benefit from a winter cool down. Without it, they may not breed in the summer and colors will be dull. Fish, like other animals and plants, use their stored fat to rejuvenate their bodies and produce eggs. It’s best to cool down your cool-water fish gradually as sudden changes cannot be […]