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Types of Small Fish

Betta
Betta

Big fish in a small pond - or little fish in a small container? The Siamese fighting fish, or betta, is a vibrantly-colored fish often seen swimming solo in brandy sniffers and ornamental vases in both the office and home.

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Black Molly
Black Molly

The black molly (Poecilia sphenops) is small live bearer fish, that ranks among the most popular fish in the aquarium hobby. It is native to both South America and Central America, and can be found from Venezuela in the south, to Mexico in the north.

Black Skirt Tetra
Black Skirt Tetra

The black skirt tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi) is a small freshwater fish that was originally native to the countries of Brazil, Bolovia and Argentina. But in recent years, either through releases or escapes, it has become established in several other countries.

Blind Cave Tetras
Blind Cave Tetras

Freshwater Fish; Tetras; Blind Cave Tetra; Blind Cave Tetra. Blind Cave Tetras are a relatively new tetra to the mainstream aquarium keepers. As there name would indicate, the Blind Cave Tetras have no eyes. They are born with eyes as fry, but the eyes degenerate and are reabsorbed back into the body at a few weeks old.

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Danios
Danios

Smaller than its cousin the popular Zebra Danio, this pretty little danio rarely is larger than an inch and a half, making it suitable for smaller tanks. They enjoy lots of plants and... MORE dimmer lighting. A small, live planted tank would look stunning with a school of this species.

Goldfish
Goldfish

When you place a goldfish in a small space like a bowl, the water gets dirty fast and make the goldfish unhealthy. Read the next post for beginners: goldfish bowl size for more info. If space is an issue, consider buying a fancy Beta fish or cold-water minnows which will do better in a small space than a goldfish would.

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Kuhli Loach
Kuhli Loach

Freshwater Fish; Loaches; Kuhli Loach; Kuhli Loach. Online Aquarium Fish Magazine | Kuhli Loach Fish Species Profile The Kuhli loach, also commonly known as Coolie loach, comes from the Tropical waters of Indonesia, Malaysia, Java and surrounding areas. The Kuhli Loach is eel shaped.

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Platies
Platies

Platies are fairly small fish, growing no more than 3 inches long, and they are peaceful and non-aggressive – this makes them a great addition to the community tank. Platies are small fish, growing no more than 3 inches long, and they are peaceful and non-aggressive.

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Regal White Cloud Minnows
Regal White Cloud Minnows

White Cloud Mountain Minnows are small, colorful fish, once termed the working man's Neon because they compared to Neon Tetras in color but were not as expensive. For over a half century the White Cloud Mountain Minnow was the only species in the newly defined genus.

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Salt and Pepper Corydoras
Salt and Pepper Corydoras

Salt and Pepper Cory Diet Feeds mainly from the substrate so sinking foods such as tablet, disk and pellets are mandatory; frozen bloodworms or small live worms are relished. Browses plant leaves, wood, rocks continually looking for tidbits of food.

Swordtails
Swordtails

Swordtail Stats Minimum Tank Size: 29 Gallons (132 Litres) Care Level: Moderately Easy Water Conditions: 7-8pH and Moderately Hard to Hard Temperature: 72-82 °F (21-28 °C) Maximum Size: 6 Inches (15 cm) The swordtail (Xiphophous hellerii) is a small fresh water fish, native to Central and North America.

Wild-Type Guppies
Wild-Type Guppies

A tank full of various beautifully colored male guppies in a fish ... I didn’t start with fancy guppies but rather with wild guppies caught in a small ... Wild-type ...

Zebra Danios
Zebra Danios

Due to their small size, Zebra Danios can survive in tanks as small as 5 gallons, but since they are a community fish, and they can seem hyperactive at times, they are better suited to larger, busier aquariums.