What comes up in your mind when you hear the word ‘the fish’? Colorful? Attractive? Lovely? Oh, yes, it purely depends on the people. Now-a-days, instead of petting the fishes, they are showcasing it. It is all, because of its beautiful and attractive outlook. Even, you could find the fishes in aquarium show rooms, museums and show shops (in the fun worlds) all over the world.
In such cases, if you have idea to pet the fishes then you really need to plan for its living (like, tank, what kind of fish, etc.). Why we need to plan, if we pet the fishes? Yes, because they are from the different world, that is, they are from the water world. So, they require special care and importance for their survival.
What kind of fishes is best for the pet, both equivalently in less care and attractive? Yes, we could find some best kind of fishes can be petted under less care with good outlook (Attractive). I brought you some (those) kinds of fishes here for you to pet and enjoy yourself in times.
5. Cat Fish
As per the name, this fish looks like a cat whisker. Mostly,Cat fish varies from different ranges. Some of the fishes are heavy and some fishes are longer. It purely depends on their species categories. But the petting fishes ranges from 10 to 12 cm longer and 250 to 380 grams weigh. It has peep head with mustard and single boned body throughout. Though it does not look good, but it has own way to tend people. Sometimes, it has tendency to produce sound like, drumming when it is stressed (it produce sound to distress itself). It can go well with all kind of fishes except small fish. It has tended to eat, that is, small fishes are prey for the cat fishes.
4. Live bearers
Live bearers sometimes called as Live bearing aquarium fish. It is most common aquarium fish, used to pet by the people. Live bearers are one of the smallest species in the fish. It has habitat to hold the eggs in it (inside of the body) and give birth to baby live bearers (as like human). The baby live bearer can swim right after its birth due to their special maternal case.
Live bearer looks very thin and tubical body structure. It has sharp end (mouth) at front and feathery tail at the rear end. It could able to go well along with any kind of aquarium (fishes), as it is soft in nature. Generally, we could able to find these kinds of fish in all type of aquarium as well in the home. As it is thin and smaller fish, it has 2 to 3 cm long usually and weigh less than 100 grams.
Killifish is another smallest fish among others. It varies from different ranges. It has tiny body with convex at top and flatter at bottom. And, it has blend-sharp mouth at front end and Chinese fan structured wing at the rear end. It available in different color, such as pure silvery, golden orangey or some more combos. As it is smallest fish, it grows 5 cm usually; sometimes at rare case it grows around 15 cm longer. It is widely available in Europe and South Africa areas.
2. Puffer Fish
Puffer fish is very famous among the people because of its appearance. It is considered as most entertaining fish pet among others. It has quite different habitat in nature. It looks thin and convex body structure. It get puffed when it feel restless or dangerous. Puffing is the great plus for the puffer fish. There is a rumor that puffer fish is dangerous. No, absolutely not. It is dangerous only when you consume not for petting. Still some of the world having the puffer fish as their delicious food, like, Korea, Japan and China.
Due to its appearance, sometimes it is called as balloon fish. It gets puffed when it feels insecure or dangerous. While puffing, the puffer fish fill its stomach with water when it is under water or with air when it is outside of the water. Puffer fish is good in reproduction as then it looks.
1. Rainbow Fish
Rainbow fishes are sometimes called as colored fishes because it has multiple colors over their body. It has usual fishy body structure, that is, convex body structure with apex mouth at front and tiny feature structure at rear. It generally 10 cm long, sometimes it grows more than 10 cm, that is, around 12 to 15 cm. And, its weigh differ accordingly to their growing environment. But it usually weigh around 250 to 300 grams, sometimes less or greater. It has multiple colors all over the body, like, rainbow format (combo of multiple colors).
It has tentative nature. It could able to go well with other fishes in all season. But when it comes to breeding season, it can’t go well even with its same male species. Yes, it takes battle to take chance. It is preferable to have single male in each tank. Rainbow fishes are largely available in east side of the world. But, now-a-days, it has been exported to all part of the world.