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Unique Freshwater

216 products
Mombasa Lionfish
(Pterois mombasae)
Starting at $54.99
…their shorter pectoral fin filaments, larger eyes, unique barring pattern on the base of the tail, and lack of the series of dark spots on the pectoral fins. Just like its better-known cousin, the Mombasa Lionfish is a beautiful fish with unique pectoral fin filaments that resemble wings. The…
Reticulated Hillstream Loach
(Sewellia lineolata)
Starting at $8.99
The Reticulated Hillstream Loach is a curious fish of extraordinary beauty. The unique physical features of the Reticulated Hillstream Loach reflect life adapted to fast-flowing streams. The flattened body is a special adaptation that gives the Reticulated Hillstream Loach an extremely hydrodynamic…
Orange Bee Shrimp
(neocaridina sp.)
Starting at $4.99
…additions to any peaceful freshwater aquarium. Its vivid orange coloration adds a beautiful ornamental quality while its purposeful pursuit for algae and organic debris makes the Orange Bee Shrimp an invaluable aquarium cleanup crew. Orange Bee Shrimp are a unique color variety of the popular…
Characin Swordtail Tetra
(Pseudo corynopoma riseii)
Starting at $5.99
Give your planted freshwater aquarium some serious surprise! This rarely-seen dwarf tetra, the Characin Swordtail Tetra, is from an extant population on the island of Trinidad. Its peaceful demeanor, elegant schooling movement, and extraordinary breeding habits make the Characin Swordtail Tetra the…
Emperor Tetra
(Nematobrycon palmeri)
Starting at $2.89
The Emperor Tetra is a peaceful fish that can be housed in any community aquarium. Its fins are translucent and the tail has a unique look that will intrigue the beginner to the expert aquarist. Originally from South America, the Emperor Tetra makes a great addition to the community aquarium.The…
Scarlet Gem Badis
(Dario dario)
Starting at $5.99
The Scarlet Gem Badis is a shy, small freshwater fish considered one of the more underrated species in the hobby. Its brilliant coloration and unique personality reminiscent of dwarf cichlids make the Scarlet Gem Badis quite an interesting species to study. Males feature 7 dark vertical bars across…
Silver Hatchet
(Gasteropelecus sternicla)
Starting at $5.99
Silver Hatchets, also known as the Common Hatchetfish, are among the more uniquely shaped species of fish. Hatchetfish have a slender body with a deep "belly" and pectoral fins that are set high on the body. Hatchetfish have upturned mouths characteristic of true surface dwellers.Gasteropelecus…
Dwarf African Frog
(Hymenochirus curtipes)
Starting at $1.99
…is a delightful amphibian that's making a splash among hobbyists. As a true aquatic species, the Dwarf African Frog makes a unique addition to the peaceful freshwater community aquarium. However, the Dwarf African Frog is easier to care for and best observed when housed in its very own aquarium.…
Viper Shrimp
(Atya gabonensi)
Starting at $13.99
Atya gabonensi, commonly known as the Vampire Shrimp, Giant African Filter Shrimp, or Gabon Shrimp, is a uniquely popular freshwater shrimp for the home aquarium. Their fascinating behavior, intense coloration, long life expectancy (up to 5 years under the right conditions!) and relative scarcity in…
CaribSea® Exotica Dragon Stone Freshwater Rock
(6066)
Starting at $56.25
…Exotica Dragon Stone Freshwater Rock aquarium decor. Specially selected from around the world, these dramatic, organically shaped stones are the perfect backdrop for the most spectacular freshwater aquascapes. Dragon Stone (also known as Ohko Stone) is named such for its unique texture that mimics…
Ornate Bichir, Captive-Bred
(Polypterus ornatipinnis)
Starting at $41.99
…is considered the most attractive of the Bichir group. It is a Lobe-finned Pike, a freshwater fish originating from Africa. As with other members of the primitive Polypteridae family, the Ornate Bichir has the unique ability to survive out of water. With a lung-like paired swimbladder and gills to…
Blushing Angel
(Pterophyllum sp.)
Starting at $7.99
The beautifully colored Blushing Angel is sure to make a unique addition to your aquarium. The Blushing Angelfish has gold and black markings on its head. The young specimens will have a red hue beneath the eyes that fades with age.It prefers a well-planted tank of at least 30 gallons with soft,…
Banded Leporinus
(Leporinus fasciatus)
Starting at $16.99
The Banded Leporinus, also known as the Black-Banded Leporinus, has an exceptional ability to jump great heights making it one of the more unique aquarium species. An interesting feature of this fish is its striking color bands of alternating light yellow and black. Young Banded Leporinus' have five…
Marineland Bio-Spira® Freshwater Bacteria
(5432)
Starting at $4.99
…biological filter a beneficial boost to effectively remove harmful ammonia and nitrite, as well as unsightly sludge. Marineland Bio-Spira Freshwater Bacteria is a unique blend of proprietary nitrifying bacteria and heterotrophic cleaner bacteria that help keep your aquarium clean and healthy. Add…
CaribSea Instant Aquarium Freshwater Substrates
(5920)
Starting at $22.65
…successful freshwater aquarium is now easier than before. These unique substrates jumpstart the cycling process with live water-purifying bacteria contained in each water-packed bag. Instant Aquarium substrates are pH neutral and will not increase aquarium carbonate hardness. Unique grain size…
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