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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.



In Colombia, turning coca farmers into breeders of ornamental fish

August 14, 2013 – 2:47 pm |
Amazon's International Trade President Alvaro Marles and Vice President Carlos Ramirez are shown near the company fish farm in Florencia, Colombia. The company expects to ship 20,000 arowana fish to Asia this year. (Chris Kraul / For The Times / August 11, 2013)

FLORENCIA, Colombia — The expansion of China’s middle class isn’t some abstract notion in this sweltering corner of Colombia’s Amazon River basin.
It’s driving a private-public partnership trying to steer the …

Sri Lanka captures a 2-pct share in the global ornamental fish trade

June 14, 2013 – 1:57 pm |
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce) greets a Lankan award winner of the AQUARAMA 2013 on 12 June at the EDB Premises, Colombo as Sujata Weerakoone (DG- EDB-far left),Bandula Egodage (Chairman-EDB, second from left) and Yousuf Maraikkar (Executive Director-EDB-fourth from left) look on .

Sri Lanka now stakes more than two per cent of a claim in the global ornamental fish trade-annually.
“Now we have more than two per cent share of global ornamental fish …

Imported ornamental fish are colonised with antibiotic-resistant bacteria

May 23, 2013 – 3:34 pm |

This is not a surprise, given that many ornamental fish exporters routinely use prophylactic medicines prior to shipping out fishes. Tetracycline and triple sulfa are the most commonly used antibiotics …

AQUARAMA 2013 Show Preview

April 16, 2013 – 7:55 am |

The Sands Expo and Convention Centre at Marina Bay Sands is Singapore’s largest and most flexible exhibition and meeting venue, offering a total of 120,000 square metres of exhibition floor …

Providence Heights residents turn to ornamental fish project

April 15, 2013 – 7:45 am |

THE initiative is just in its embryonic stage, but already residents of Providence Heights are expressing confidence that the planned ornamental fish-rearing project for the area will bring rich benefits …

This Amazonian Town Has a Whole Lot of Love for Fishes

April 14, 2013 – 1:16 pm |

Imagine a rivalry bigger than the Vancouver Canucks and the Calgary Flames. Now add opposing parades of gigantic fish floats, dancers glittering in sequined costumes, animated dance moves… and you’ve …