The Blue Acara rare tropical fish is beautiful. These work well when mixed with other fish in your aquarium of the Cichlid variety from South America. Their diet consists of snails, earthworms, smaller fish, granules and flakes of high quality or at times minced beef hearts. They can live up to 10 years when properly cared for and have a pretty easy-going temperament.
The Dwarf Neon Rainbowfish is a very peaceful fish in their temperaments. They have an environment of semi-schooling with other rare tropical fish as well. Their diet consists of most foods found commercially, but their preference is for blood worms’ live or frozen peas that have been shelled and defrosted. They eat algae at times too. Care for these beauties is simple and easy. They thrive in color when their environment within the tank has some shady spots and plants. They have vibrant blue colors that are neon. These are great for the aquarium beginner to start off with.
The Dainty Cory is a peaceful type of rare tropical fish. Foods should be especially paid attention to when being given to these little guys, their mouths are very tiny. Their diet should consist of crushed flake food or pellets that are micro in size, bloodworms that have been chopped thoroughly and frozen and they love wafers made for bottom feeders along with sinking pellets of shrimp. The Dainty Cory’s tank family should be chosen with great care as they are a smaller fish than the population in general. They are very active and love spending some of their time lounging around the tanks bottom or exploring all of its new surfaces while doing the food foraging.
The Butterfly Fish is a freshwater rare tropical fish that thrives in water tank temperatures between 72 and 85 degrees. The aquarium the Butterfly Fish needs to be comfortable in is about a 30-gallon tank. They are jumpy little fellows and at times will jump up out of the water, this is where you need to be extra careful and be sure when getting an aquarium for them the lid shuts securely and tightly, otherwise they may just jump right out of it. Plants within the tank that are living are favorite places these fish love to hide in and they use these as a reliever of their stress too. Their diet should consist of brine shrimp, insects, bloodworms or other sources of foods that are meaty in variety. The Butterfly Fish can grow up to a total of 4-inches in length and should not be kept with fish which may be aggressive.
Other types of rare tropical fish which may interest you include the Pepper Catfish, Leopard Cory, Gold Algae Eater, Chocolate Pleco, Crescent Betta, Red-Fighting Fish, Dwarf Guorami, Paradise Fish, Yellow Acara, Congo Blackfin, Red Devil, Umbrella Cichlid, Jack Dempsey, Oscar, Grant Peacock, Bream, Yellow Convict, Zebra Cichlid, Blue Jewel, Brown Julie and the Electric Yellow. These are just a few in the long lists of rare tropical fish you can add to your tropical fish tanks and enjoy for years to come.