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The Swordtail
Multicolored Shoal
Black Molly
Golden Gourami
Pearl Gourami
The Fighting Fish
Glass Fish
The Mysterious Fish
The Traveling Fish
The Neon Tetra
The Cardinal Tetra
The Cat Fish
The Diamond Fish
The Emperor Tetra
The Lemon Tetra
The Pretty Tetra

A Live Torpedo
The Congo Tetra
The Harlequin Fish
The Queensland Rainbow
The Dwarf Gurami
The Black Ruby
The Sumatran Tiger Barb
The Angel Fish
The Discus Fish
The Black Line Red Tail Pencil
The Cleverest Fish
The Rudder Fish
The Jewel Fish
The Egg Protector


Eggs in Safety


This fish has such a long name its hard to remember: it is called Pseudotropheus Auratus, and it is a cunning little fish. It hides its roe in its mouth to save it from other fish, then shuts its mouth tight for twelve days, not opening it even to eat. However thin and hungry it gets it will not open its mouth. At this period it even grows a special pouch under its lower jaw to take the roe. It doesn't mind going hungry if it knows that the roe is always there, so that the young will hatch out safe and sound.