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Lifespan of freshwater aquarium fishes

October 23, 2013 – 1:01 am | One Comment | 
lifespan of cichlids

The lifespan of most aquarium fish is much longer than most people expect. We made a list with the most common aquarium fishes.

Research shows male guppies reproduce even after death

June 13, 2013 – 6:46 pm |

Performing experiments in a river in Trinidad, a team of evolutionary biologists has found that male guppies continue to reproduce for at least ten months after they die, living on …

They Call It ‘Guppy Love’: Biologists Solve an Evolution Mystery

May 3, 2013 – 1:33 pm |

Guppies in the wild have evolved over at least half-a-million years — long enough for the males’ coloration to have changed dramatically. Yet a characteristic orange patch on male guppies …

Why Guppies Seem to Have a Death Wish

April 30, 2013 – 11:17 pm |

Guppy owners know to keep the lid on their aquarium tightly sealed. Otherwise, the colorful little fish will leap to their deaths. Possibly into a chai latte. That’s where one …