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Dwarf mormyrid

Electric eel

Cave tetra

Neon tetra

Arowana

The interesting species of the river

Arapaima

Piranha

Stream aquarium

Under the riverbank

River cichlids

The plants in the river

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Elegant paradise fish

Elegant paradise fish

Long-snouted pipefish

Long-snouted pipefish

Short-tail freshwater pipefish

Short-tail freshwater pipefish

Opossum pipefish

Opossum pipefish

Spotted algae eater

Spotted algae eater

Altum angelfish

Altum angelfish

Cherry barb

Cherry barb

Threadfin rainbowfish

Threadfin rainbowfish

Mimic oto

Mimic oto

Long-tailed sturisoma

Long-tailed sturisoma

Tiger limia

Tiger limia

Spotted hoplo catfish

Spotted hoplo catfish

Metallic livebearer

Metallic livebearer

Elegant paradise fish

Elegant paradise fish

Facts

LatinPolynemus multifilis
Size28 cm
FoodSmall crustaceans, fisk and worms
HabitatSand and mud bottom in rivers
IUCN

Not evaluated

LocationThailand and Indonesia
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Feels its way

The elegant paradise fish lives near the riverbed. The lowest part of its pectoral fin has evolved into long feelers, which they use to search the riverbed for small crustaceans.


Angelfish

Armored predators

Discusfish

Veiled chameleon

Under construction

Archerfish

Endangered species

Lake Tanganyika

Lake Malawi