Semi-Aggressive Freshwater Fish for a Tropical Aquarium
Even the most aggressive freshwater fish are and when keeping with suitable tank mates can be part of a great aquarium.
Another peaceful fish which will live harmoniously with most other fish is the Cory Catfish. With over 140 species to chose from, the Cory fish is the perfect addition to a beginners fish tank (Not to be mistaken for other catfish such as the ). Being aggressive eaters, these freshwater fish will be responsible for keeping your tank clean, thanks to their love for vegetative matter and algae which can build up at the bottom of home aquariums.
Mollies are a versatile fish which can survive in both freshwater and saltwater aquariums, if the changes are made gradually. They are great for beginners because they are extremely hardy, and are not as aggressive as some other tropical fish. There are many too choose from, and the term ‘mollies’ is quite vague, since there are so many variations of size, color and optimal tank conditions.
Things to remember when feeding your Freshwater Semi-Aggressive fish:
A well-balanced Freshwater Semi-Aggressive fish diet consists of:
Aggressive freshwater fish may receive a poor reputation by some people due to a bad experience, prejudice, or not enough knowledge about fish behavior, requirements, and suitable tank mates.The freshwater Angelfish is a very popular tropical fish because of its unique shape and because of their interesting personalities. Freshwater angelfish are aggressive eaters and will go to the top of the tank when they see you approach. Because of their aggressive feeding habits, make sure that your less aggressive fish are getting their share around feeding time.Ask an associate about Petco’s selection of books on Freshwater Semi-Aggressive Fish and the variety of Petco Brand products available for the care and happiness of your new pet. All Petco Brand products carry a 100% money-back guarantee.If you’re planning on keeping other tank mates in your freshwater aquarium then it would be best to choose larger, docile and non-aggressive fish friends.Snakeheads are often feared in the West, where populations of the aggressive fish have occasionally taken root as invasive species. After a fisherman found a Northern snakehead (Channa argus) in a pond in Maryland, it caused a media sensation. Biologists warned that the large freshwater fish could readily become established in North America, where it could wreak havoc on native ecosystems.The Bull Shark is a 7-12 foot fish weighing over 600 pounds – but with a difference. It thrives in fresh water, and can travel thousands of miles up rivers and into lakes, even as far inland as Missouri, Illinois or Kentucky! Bull Sharks have caused many deaths in murky freshwater environments, the notorious case being the New Jersey river attacks. Bull Sharks are the most aggressive shark species, possessing the highest testosterone level of any animal. Bull Sharks also have the strongest bite force of any living fish species.