Quick “at a glance” care sheets for many of the most commonly kept aquarium fish.


Freshwater inverts and animals
Common Name
Scientific Name
Xenopus laevis, etc.
African Dwarf Frog
Hymenochirus Sp.
Amano Algae Eating Shrimp
Caridina multidentata (Caridina japonica)
Pomacea bridgesii
Assassin Snails
Anentome helena
Bamboo Shrimp
Atyopsis moluccensis ?
Black Scorpion Lobster
Cherax quadricarinatus
Blue Crayfish
Procambarus alleni
Cherry Red Shrimp
Neocaridina denticulata sinensis?
Cherry Red Shrimp 2
Neocaridina red?
Crystal Red Shrimp
Caridina sp. “Crystal Red”
Fan Shrimp
Atyopsis moluccensis ?
Fiddler Crabs
Uca various
Florida Crayfish
Procambarus alleni
Freshwater Clams
Corbicula fluminea?
Ghost Shrimp
Palaeomonetes species
Viviparus malleattus
Melanoides tuberculata
Pomacea bridgesii
nerite sp?
Red Claw Crab
Perisesarma bidens
Red Ramshorn Snail
Planorbis corneus/rubrum (various)
Riverine Grass Shrimp
Palaemonetes paludosus
Asolene spixi
Attya gabonese
Wood Shrimp
Atyopsis moluccensis ?


Other Species
New World Cichlids African Cichlids
Detailed Fish Profiles Characins
Cyprinids Anabantidae
Loaches Livebearers
Miscellaneous species Catfish
Rainbow fish Saltwater Fish and Inverts



If you think some of the information in the statistic is incorrect or missing and can provide us with additional or more accurate information about the fish species please contact us at Badman’s Tropical Fish

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