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Unique Freshwater Aquarium Fish – Top Five Unique Fish Verities

It is everyone’s dream to have an eye-catching aquarium in our homes. Some people even spend millions of dollars on building huge and unique aquariums. But, it is not always about how much you spend. The value of an aquarium always depends on how unique it is. Some people add unique plants to the aquarium; some others decorate their aquarium using many artificial things. But, the best way to create a unique aquarium is to choose a unique freshwater fish.

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(1) Most unique freshwater fish Arowana

Arowana is a unique aquarium fish mostly suitable for huge tanks and ponds. There are many Arowana verities available in the market. Some of them are very rare and expensive. Platinum Arowana fish is one of the hardest aquarium fishes to find.
People believe that Arowana can bring luck and prosperity to the owner. However, Arowana is not a good choice if you are new to fish keeping. They need a special meal and special care to live a healthy life. Arowana fish has a shiny body. They are usually aggressive. Also, they can grow rapidly. So, you can’t keep them in a small tank. Also, you need things like heaters and special filters to maintain the Arowana.

(2) Eel fish

Eel fish is also a unique freshwater fish addition to an aquarium. Unlike common fish verities, eels have a very long worm-like body. Some eels even have special abilities. The electric eels can generate electric currents to attack their opponents. Some eel verities are very famous among monster fish keepers. Since they can grow huge and aggressive, you need a massive tank to keep them.
Eels are gentle and intelligent. Some aquarium keepers say that eels are very good as pets. Unlike other fishes, they can understand you. Like dogs, they will be loyal to you.

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(3) Sharks

We all know about aggressive human-eating sharks. There are some rich people who pet dangerous freshwater shark fish to add a unique value to their aquariums. Not all sharks can eat humans. So, the smaller shark fish verities are suitable for home aquariums.
People keep sharks in their home aquariums to show off their wealth. There are many shark verities available to buy both seawater and freshwater. Some freshwater sharks like Rainbow Shark. Roseline Torpedo Shark. Are very colorful and attractive.

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(4) Cheap but unique freshwater fish – Shrimps

Shrimp fish is also a unique addition to your aquarium. Unlike other options, shrimps are not expensive. Also, it is not a hard thing to take care of them. Also, you can buy many different shrimp species with various color patterns. Shrimps will add significant beauty to your aquarium.

(5) Snails

Not a fish but snails can also give a unique value to your aquarium. You will find millions of snail verities around the world. All of them have very unique colors, patterns, and body shapes. So adding a few different types of snails to your tank is an inexpensive way to add both beauty and value to your aquarium. But be careful some snails can reproduce like crazy. So, if you add one of those to your tank, they will approach every single inch of your home.

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About Dr.Chamika

Hello, I'm Dr. Chamika. I am a Researcher in Water quality, Aquatic organisms, and Environmental chemistry. I am a passionate fish keeper, with10 years of experience. My mission is to help other aquarists experience the joy of fish keeping.