A lot of people will tell you that goldfish only have a 3 second memory. This is simply not true. If you think about it a goldfish would hardly be able to swim with just a 3 second memory. It has been scientifically proven that goldfish do not have a 3 second memory. Goldfish have been trained to do tricks, recognize their owners and more! Still, when i ask someone, most of the time they say that goldfish do have a 3 second memory. I just want to let everyone know that this is a myth.
Originally Posted by RobertPrice
There is a new strain of Flowerhorn of which I have procured one of the few in the Eastern United States from Jing Chan. It is a Black Flowerhorn, supposedly bred with Cuban Cichlid bloodlines instead of Vieja. Anthony Tu of Frontosafactory has verified their sale in Vietnam. They start off dark purple and the males have a beige or orange hump, and at sexual maturuty they turn black. There are some fair pictures at "Images of Black Flowerhorns"
For the average joe this may sound ridiculous. For most of you it probably won't. A lot of people think that goldfish are great starter pets. That is wrong. I am not trying to turn people away from the hobby, but i am trying educate them. When you have a 12-inch bowl and a fish that gets up to 15 inches, it's obviously not going to fit. People need to think about the long term health of their fish. The oldest goldfish lived to be over 40. Bowls suffocate goldfish, stunt their growth and
Originally Posted by Michael4
I found this in a local pond, it was submerged but we have had a lot of rain lately, I currently have it In My quarantine tank but I want to know if it is firstly an aquatic plant and if it is compatible with tropical fish such as neon tetras and bettas.
Ps. Sorry if I incorrectly posted this or something, I'm new :)
Originally Posted by PRATIM
This is Pratim Chaudhuri from India, seeking help from breeders of oscar fish. We do have plenty of good quality brooders, (you may see my photo gallery at www.tropical-exotics.co.in) and we have been breeding Oscars for more than 4 years. This year only, we had plenty of hatchlings dying due to Coagulated Yolk Disease, where the alevins die with coagulated yolk sac and thus never reach the free swimming stage.
I am a researcher too and I am trying to investigate the causes behind