One parrot fish fact is that in some species, nearly all of them are born female. At this phase in their lives, the parrot fish have drab colors. As they mature, they acquire brighter coloration, and some females turn in... More » Pets & Animals Pets Aquatic Pets

Blood parrot fish, the aquarium fish commonly called parrot fish, should be housed only with mid-sized non-aggressive fish such as tetras, danios, angelfish and catfish. Aggressive species should be avoided because parro... More »

Saltwater parrotfish eat marine algae, sea grasses and coral. Although they are considered to be herbivores, they do not necessarily follow a vegetarian diet. By digesting and excreting coral, parrotfish feeding procedur... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life Fish

Male and female betta fish should not be kept in the same tank. Male betta fish are aggressive and should never be placed with another betta fish. Female betta fish can also be aggressive and may not be able to live in a... More »

A breeder tank is a fish tank that is set up to encourage breeding among fish species and has a safe environment that protects fish fry as they grow. The breeder tank has accessories that allow pregnant female fish to gi... More » Pets & Animals Pets Aquatic Pets

The right water temperature in an aquarium depends on the species of fish inside the aquarium. For instance, the water for tropical fish should be between 75 and 80 degrees F, while the water temperature for cold water f... More »

An interesting and fun fish fact for kids is that there are over 3000 known species of fish. Their bodies are covered with slimy scales that help to propel them through the water. Some fish, such as tuna, can swim up to ... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life Fish