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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


The Cleverest Fish of All


The Headstander spends all its time on on its head. This is the most convenient position for rummaging in the mud looking for worms. It is so used to this position that even when full stays in it. And so we joke that it is the "cleverest fish of all", because its head is so heavy that it weighs it down. The eggs in the Headstander's roe are encased in a hard coating which the young are not always able to break through. Sometimes you see an egg in the aquarium with a little fish struggling to get out, and getting nowhere. When this happens we take a needle and break through the egg to let out the young fish.