Ornamental Fish for Aquascaping

Are you interested in aquascaping? Aquascaping is the craft of arranging aquatic plants, as well as rocks, stones, cavework, or driftwood, in an aesthetically pleasing manner within an aquarium—in effect, gardening under water.

Although there are thousands species of freshwater ornamental fish, but not all types of fish can be kept in the aquarium aquascaping.

In addition to general requirements such as the types of fish that are kept should be able to live in harmony, or types of Tetra and Rasbora fish maintained in groups, there are also special requirements for the fish that are kept does not include the type of water plant eaters (herbivores), such as goldfish or other type of cichlid which like to dig sand.

Millions ornamental fish currently maintained in aquariums in the world. Whether in the aquascape aquarium or not. Based on research in 1988, in the United States alone estimated there are 142 million ornamental fish kept in aquariums. In Germany about 40 million heads exotic fish, as well as in England, France, Japan, China, Taiwan, and hundreds of other countries in the world.