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Cichlids is pronounced “ Sick - Lids ”. African Cichlids are fish found in Three lakes in Africa, Malawi, Tanganyika and Victoria.












Named Parrotfish because of their calcareous bird - like beaks. Parrot fish use these beaks to crush and eat the small invertebrates that live in coral. They are found in relatively shallow tropical and subtropical oceans throughout the world











The emperor angelfish, Pomacanthus imperator, is a species of marine angelfish. It is a reef - associated fish, native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans, from the Red Sea to Hawaii and the Austral Islands.











The Mandarinfish or Mandarin dragonet , is a small, brightly - colored member of the dragonet family, which is popular in the saltwater aquarium trade.
The mandarinfish is native to the Pacific, ranging approximately from the Ryukyu Islands south to Australia.








A Lionfish is any of several species of venomous marine fish,The lionfish is also known as the Turkey Fish, Scorpion or Fire Fish. This venomous marine fish found mostly in the Indo - Pacific











Ever since “ Finding Nemo ” came out, these fish are usually referred to as “ Dory Fish ” by children.
Tangs belong to a family of fish called Surgeonfish, who possess a small, retractable calcareous blade toward their tail fin. It is a species of Indo - Pacific surgeonfish.









The clown triggerfish , Balistoides conspicillum, is a triggerfish from the order Tetraodontiformes.  This reef - associated fish is commonly found in the tropical Indo - Pacific












Depending on species, clownfish are overall yellow, orange, reddish or blackish, and many show white bars or patches. Clownfish are native to warmer waters of the Indian and Pacific oceans, including the Great Barrier Reef and the Red Sea
While most species have restricted distributions, others are widespread. Clownfish live at the bottom of the sea in sheltered reefs or in shallow lagoons. There are no clownfish in the Atlantic.












A close relative of the Coral Beauty, the Flame Angel has some of the boldest color of any fish. It is found in various reefs of Oceania, most common in Marshall, Line, and Cook Islands.
The fish is also, although less commonly, found in the Hawaiian islands.










Mantis shrimp or stomatopods are marine crustaceans,hey are neither shrimp nor mantids.
Although they are common animals and among the most important predators in many shallow, tropical and sub - tropical marine habitats










Koi you have seen are probably nothing more than orange or white. However, there are many ( probably close to or more than 100 ) color variations of Koi Certain patterns are sought after by avid Koi collectors.
some of whom will pay thousands of dollars for a single fish.  Carp are a large group of fish originally found in Central Europe and Asia.











One of the most difficult fish to keep in a home aquarium ( and very expensive as well ), to most aquarists these fish are the pinnacle of the hobby. The moorish idol is notable for its wide distribution throughout the Indo - Pacific.










Symphysodon are a genus of three species of cichlid freshwater fishes native to the Amazon River basin.
Discus are popular as aquarium fish and their aquaculture in several countries in Asia is a major industry.