A lifelong love of freshwater fish led Ziyaad Qureshi to breeding some and keeping others healthy and happy.
Most cypriniformes have scales and teeth on the inferior pharyngeal bones which may be modified in relation to the diet. is the only cyprinid genus which tolerates salt water. Several species move into brackish water but return to fresh water to spawn. All of the other cypriniformes live in continental waters and have a wide geographical range. Some consider all cyprinid fishes carp, and the family Cyprinidae itself is often known as the carp family. In colloquial use, carp usually refers only to several larger cyprinid species such as (common carp), (Crucian carp), (grass carp), (silver carp), and (bighead carp). Carp have long been an important food fish to humans. Several species such as the various breeds and the domesticated common carp variety known as have been popular ornamental fishes. As a result, carp have been introduced to various locations, though with mixed results. Several species of carp are listed as invasive species by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and, worldwide, large sums of money are spent on carp control.
In a 1949 journal article, George S. Myers coined the inclusive term to refer to all fishes that migrate between the sea and fresh water. Like the two well known terms, it was formed from classical Greek (, "through"; and , "running"). proved a useful word, but terms proposed by Myers for other types of diadromous fishes did not catch on. These included (fishes that migrate from fresh water to the seas, or vice versa, but not for the purpose of breeding), (fishes whose migrations occur wholly within fresh water), and (fishes that live and migrate wholly in the sea).
Breeding Methods for Tropical Freshwater Fish
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Here you will find the articles on how to breed various freshwater fish species including the betta, guppy, loach, clownfish and the convict cichlid. We will add to this page as breeding articles are written.I am looking for a relatively easy to breed freshwater fish that I can keep and earn some extra cash breeding. I work in an Aquarium store so I will have to problems disposing off the fry. And I know how to take care of an aquarium because I already own one and handle quite a few at work.Also known as the Lace Gourami, this cool tropical freshwater fish is one of the most popular Gourami fish for aquarium lovers, thanks to it’s beautiful appearance and its hardy build. They are easy to care for, and can be kept in tanks with at least 30 gallons of water, but like many other types of Gourami, they do require space at the top of the tank so they can breath air.The archer fish have been bred in Australia by a commercial fish farm, , according to Bruce Sambell commenting on the page. According to Bruce they were spawned with hormone. About 10,000 eggs hatched. They were a variety which is strictly freshwater! Thanks goes to Bruce Sambell for this fascinating information and an introduction to his fish farm Ausyfish Pty Ltd.:Striped Bass are normally found in saltwater but come into freshwater rivers to breed. This quick and powerful fish can grow to 40 pounds in freshwater. In freshwater they live in fast moving rivers not tolerating waters above 75 degrees. In Florida, Striped Bass can be found in the St. Johns River and some Panhandle rivers and best targeted from Fall to Spring - in the warmer months they become less active and seek cooler, deep pools. Freshwater Stripers will feed on Threadfin Shad which is the best bait to use.American Eels are freshwater fish that migrate to saltwater bays to breed. They are considered a delicacy in Europe and are often collected for export. They can grow from 2 to 5 feet long. They usually live in creeks, ponds, rivers, streams and can be found in deep, swift channels. The American Eel feeds on worms, small fishes, soft-shelled crabs, Macoma clams and other mollusks.