Native Fish Articles

Not All Aquarium Fish Come From a Pet Shop
Not All Aquarium Fish Come From a Pet Shop
My son and I have been keeping fishes for about a year now. It has been a very challenging and rewarding hobby. We started with a few 10 ...
Successfully Spawning and Raising the Green Sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus)
Successfully Spawning and Raising the Green Sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus)
In Southeastern Pennsylvania, spawning begins in early June or when the water temperature approaches 70 F. In the summer of 1992, while on a...
The Native Aquarium
The Native Aquarium
The term "native fish" can bring about visions of dull colored, olive-gray fish - usually found on the end of a hook as bait or as the catch...
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About Native Fish Articles

When you go to the fish shop and see all of the amazing fish species imported from foreign lands it may make you think that keeping native fish may be a bit of a boring proposition. What you may not realize is that North America has many interesting and beautiful species of fish that are well-suited to aquarium life. This section of Aquariumlife focuses on the keeping of those fish species that are native to North America. Please check with your local laws and regulations before collecting native species from the wild.