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Apistogrammas: The Other Fish Known by their Scientific Names By: Moolis Moolman from Pet Stop SA

While I was writing the article on Killifish, I realised that Apistogramma species have got the same problems that killifish have, namely that although they are stunningly beautiful species, people tend to shy away from them with no clear reason. Can it be because they are identified by their scientific name followed by a variety, […]

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The Clown Triggerfish

One of the great privileges of working with marines is being able to keep and care for some of the ocean’s most amazing and beautiful fish. The Clown Triggerfish is no exception and has to be one of the most eye-catching and beautiful species of fish. Their true beauty has made this species of triggerfish […]

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The Clown Killifish: Epiplatys annulatus

The Clown Killifish is a miniature Killi from far western Africa. These little fish are quite a challenge even for experienced fishkeepers and in this article we will find out why. The name Clown Killi has come about from their bright colouring, which resembles the colouring of the makeup of a Clown. Colouration is variable […]

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The Maroon Clownfish

Clownfish are probably one of the most iconic marine fish within the ornamental fish trade and for a long time we have seen the Maroon Clownfish in our local marine fish stores. Although they may not be as common as the Amphiprion ocellaris and Amphiprion percula, they are right up there and seem to be […]

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