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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


Careful Parents


The Jewel fish swims quietly and self-importantly around the aquarium. When the time comes to breed it chooses its spot, deposits its roe on a stone and stands guard over it, letting no other fish come near. It leaves its post only to eat. Then the male takes its turn, until the female returns, and so they stand guard turn and turn about, like loving parents. Woe betide any fish which tries to harm their young; it gets such a beating that it will think twice before trying again.