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Freshwater is one of the most popular and easy aquatic hobbies in the world. There are so many different types of freshwater species that will suit your auqarium setup. Just starting out? Let DJ's Tropics help you choose the right fish for you. Simple bowl and pump setup to full size aquarium and canopy, DJ's has the answer for you. We so many freshwater friends to introduce to you that we can only show you a few of them. Come visit us and see our new freshwater displays.

Electric Blue Cichlid: The Electric Blue Cichlid is a striking Lake Malawi African Cichlid that is popular among many cichlid enthusiasts worldwide. It is one of the most popular cichlids of all time! The Electric Blue is relatively peaceful for a cichlid, though during spawning they may be territorial. These bright blue fish are often seen swimming in the middle to bottom portions of the tank.

Motoro Stingray: Freshwater stingrays, as odd as it may seem, are much closer � from an evolutional point of view - to Pacific rays than to their counterparts living in the Atlantic. c earthquake).

Plecostomus: Plecos are extremely popular in aquaria for their ability to clean tanks by eating algae growth and are often very good at doing this. These fish are typically sold at about 8 cm (3 inches) and may grow up to 60 cm (2 feet), and a few species can reach even more. Plecostomuses are omnivorous but, in the wild, feed mostly on plant material at night.

Tinfoil Barb: is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Barbonymus genus of the Cyprinidae family. Originating in the Mekong and Chao Phraya basins of Thailand, and Sumatra, Borneo, and Malayan peninsula. et has also been referred to as schwanefeldii.

Geophagus Jurapari: These fish have many desirable characteristics. They are pretty, mild mannered, and do well in groups. They can be kept with similar sized gouramis, sharks, peaceful cichlids, and silver dollars. Like other members of the geophagus genus they like to dig. Adults can become very colorful. You can keep them as singles or in groups.

Arrowanai: also known as the "Dragon Fish", is simply one of the most majestic looking freshwater fish in the world! The Asian Arrowana, some of which are classified as "Endangered Species", is believed, especially among the Chinese, to bring good fortune to the owners, especially if it is a red one.

Some do, some don't... some bettas are more

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Aggressive than others, and will attack anything that even remotely resembles another betta (bright colour, long fins... even a finger pointing at him!). Others are totally cool with just about anything but the brightest red/blue long-finned male bettas.
Generally, most (but not all!) bettas will be OK in a tropical freshwater community tank with either very dull fish (I used to have one who loved to hang out with a school of bronze corycats...) and/or very fast/agile fish that can outswim the betta... but not other fast & agressive fish who will nip at the relatively slow-moving betta's fins

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Marineland Emperor 400 Pro Series Bio-wheel Power Filter - Up to 90 gallon, Rite Size "E"
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  • Certified flow rate of 400GPH, perfect for all aquariums up to 80-gallon, uses two Rite-Size E filter cartridges
  • Revolutionary two-pump design for unmatchable flow and filtration
  • Features twice the filter cartridge capacity
Rolf C. Hagen (USA) Corp. AquaClear 70 Power Filter - 110 V, UL Listed (Includes AquaClear 70 Carbon, AquaClear 70 Foam & AquaClear 70 BioMax
Pet Products (Rolf C. Hagen (USA) Corp.)
  • Refiltration system that offers superior contact time with filter media and energy efficient pump lowers operating costs
  • Quick and easy installation
  • Filtration volume is up to 7 times larger than comparable filters
  • Comes equipped with AquaClear Foam, Activated Carbon and BioMax and Cycle Guard for continuous biological filtration and superior water quality
  • 2-year warranty; Ideal for aquariums up to 70 gallons
Rolf C. Hagen (USA) Corp. Fluval Spec V Aquarium Kit, 5-Gallon, Black
Pet Products (Rolf C. Hagen (USA) Corp.)
  • 5 gallon Nano aquarium
  • Etched-glass tank with aluminum trim
  • Powerful 37 LED Lighting System
  • Includes foam block, activated carbon and BioMax bio rings
  • Size: 17.2 x 10.6 x 6.3 Inch
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