What also adds popularity to keeping arowanas in fish aquariums is their ravenous carnivore eating habits. Arowana can and will fight to the death is paired improperly. Arowanas are large and often aggressive with the potential for rapid growth. Jun 10, 2017 using simple dolphin overhead filter black box x 2. The arowana is a super popular fish amongst the fish aquarium community because of its prehistoric cosmetic appearance. Earlier i had written a post on fish care and some detail about vastu fish for home. If you are looking to own one of those exotic fishes like arowana fish also known as dragon fish then continue reading how to care for arowana fish. Guo is a very advanced aquarium builder, and all my 10 segments of sump tank aquarium, or a total of 20 fish tanks, and the giant. Arowana in singapore community gumtree classifieds. Buy arowana online asian arowana are rare and noble fish that bear a close resemblance to the traditional dragon of ancient china. Guo, and we talked a bit, and shared some interesting information regarding about the golden crossback, asian arowanas. Arowana fish are carnivorous and require a high protein diet. A maximum sized specimen would reach up to 47 inches 120 cm in length and need an aquarium of at least 4 feet wide and 4 feet long just to turn around.
Asian, or golden asian arowanas or golden arowanas are the most highly prized of these types of fish, and also the most restricted. Actually im beginner,i dont have much knowledge on the arowana,and i plan to buy golden bluebase arowana crossbackbt im worried about there is some irresponsible and dishonest arowana seller will fool me so tell how to define the crossback and higback regards, mahesh. Malaysian golden crossback arowana originated from bukit merah, but already being propagated all around malaysia aside from its hometown such as taiping, kuala kangsar, pahang, johor, melaca, terengganu and other places and countries such as indonesia, singapore and thailand. This takes a lot of experience and should only be tried with extreme care. While most consider the different varieties to belong to a single species, work by pouyaud et al. Arowana are long, silvery fish with a snakelike swimming motion. Blue base golden crossback add to basket save on arowana.
It is highly resembles the juveniles of the red arowana and therefore always used by unscrupulous traders to forged the higher value super. The high backs scales will be less shiny and most of the scales are only shiny at the frame like rtg. The young fish has red fins set on a silver body with a greenish hue. The asian arowana fish is one of the most popular choices to make for pets, owing to their magnificent colors and the fact that they have been given importance in several cultures. My first arowana, crossback golden blue based if this is your first visit, be sure to check out the faq by clicking the link above. Each equipped with chip andcertificate to comply with cites. It is considered an exotic species when compared to the average fish pet stores are selling to aquarists. Feed these fish small amounts 23 times per day, this will give the fish the chance to digest the food properly rather than trying to intake a large amount in one go, this can lead to digestive problems.
Our biggest and eldest arowana 100cm and 24 years and still alive duration. July 23, 2012 new batch super premium 100% full helmet golden head 7inch. They develop colour very early on, often having very distinct scale colour by 810inches. Care guide, tank size, diet and more silver arowana. Blue base crossback arowana drop eye surgery youtube. Known as the crossback due to the golden colour crossing over the 6th level of scales the very top of the back creating a full bodied and complete coverage of colour. Malaysian golden crossback arowana has the characteristic of the gold colour on the their scale, and totally intersection colour on its back when the fish developed.
Many people will even add a weight to the lid of the tank to ensure their arowanas safety. They have several other common names, including asian bonytongue, dragonfish, and a. Crossback is not necessary have to be fully crossed. It has a long body covered in large, pearlysilver scales. The silver arowana or arawana is a freshwater fish native to the floodplains of the amazon. The arowana is a long, sleek streamlined fish of great beauty with a unique character.
Apr 20, 20 hi there, what is the difference between high back and crossback. May 30, 2016 aqua gold crossback golden arowana duration. Arowanas, also known as dragon fish, from the family osteoglossidae, are magnificent freshwater fish that somehow look prehistoric. Red tail golden, qian hu red tail golden, panda gold, high back red tail golden, red tail golden splendour, chilli red arowana, super red arowana tung hu chilli red arowana, crossback golden arowana, violet fusion super redblue base golden crossback, red splendour crossback tong yang, platinumcrossback arowana, super red arowana 0047, panda. Hi there, what is the difference between high back and crossback. Platinum crossback arowana, super red arowana0047, panda wild blue, super red arowana 0035, super red arowana 0067, king super red arowana, super red arowana show grade 0082. They have a bony protrusion inside their large mouth which is why they are also known as bonetongues. It looks like a dinosaur and sometimes acts like a dinosaur. Care and maintenance importance of good water the most important thing for a newly set up tank is to build up a balanced microorganism biofiltration system which include bacteria for digestion protein and amino acid decomposition, nitrobacteria and other beneficial microorganism. Asian arowana scales are large, cycloid, and, in some varieties, metalliccoloured, with a distinctive mosaic pattern of raised ribs. Silver arowana the care, feeding and breeding of silver. The main thing about arowana is they can grow big compared to normal aquarium fish.
Arowana fish price list premium arowana fishes for. Golden crossback asian arowana project update 12 march 20. The biggest different will be the shine intensity of their scales. Some readers of requested that they wanted to know more about how to care for arowana fish and here you go. Think they are four footer dolphin black overhead filter boxes. Media is a mixture of biohome, jbl white media balls, fragments of. But before you go to your local fish shop, i hope you read this to ensure that you are already equipped with the essential knowledge needed. This guide to choosing your first arowana is written with those new to the hobby in mind. Captive care having visited many farms in singapore, we advise the best way to ensure happy fish is to keep them in a huge tropical pond. Media is a mixture of biohome, jbl white media balls, fragments of momotaro biohouse. Tanning crossback arowanas if this is your first visit, be sure to check out the faq by clicking the link above. Asian arowanas tend to be the most highly prized, but they are an endangered species and it is illegal to trade them in unless they are over thirty years old or captive bred in which case they are marked with microchips silver arowanas these are the most common choice for. Hi hobbisti have heard a handful of people telling me they dont wanna feed theirs monster fishes arowanas, pb, it etc with live stocks mealworms, superworms, feeders, bull frogs etc because is a sin.
If you do not have a big tank, then you will not be able to see them swim in their natural beauty and grace. Put two fish into the breeding tank of at least 175 gallons with a. Chilli red arowana all chilli red arowana are natural color variants that originated from the kapuas river system in kalimantan. Arowana crossback price guessing about the color of the most exclusive and care for it very effectively hold the habitat you are giving her a very long time. It is a long fish with a fluid, almost snakelike swimming motion. Grade 2 red arowana banjar red the grade 2 red arowana is a natural color variant found in the banjarmasin river system in kalimantan. Arowana in singapore community gumtree classifieds singapore. Silver arowana is the most common among all types of the arowana species and thus commands a much lower price compared to the likes of the rare super red and crossback varieties. It is believed to be auspicious and symbolises strength, prosperity, luck and wealth and provides any aquarist with good feng shui.
Crossback blue base golden arowana pets for sale in. Arowana keeping simplified beginners guide to keeping arowanas arowana keepers philippines the mere fact that you are reading this just means that you are interested in keeping an arowana. The arowana is a long, sleek, streamlined fish of great beauty with a unique character. Large dorsal and anal fins extend down its body to the tail, and two barbels extend from the tip of its lower jaw. The tiny zhu scale on dorsal, caudal and pelvic fin as the standard mark and the bullet head shape.
Mine is just less than two feet and its growth has certainly slowed, i m not quite ready to say it has stopped, though. Jun 07, 2016 earlier i had written a post on fish care and some detail about vastu fish for home. African arowana fei zhou long their body look like arowana but their head looks like the head of the climbing perch. We all know that all of the above mentioned live stocks gives protein, calcium, vitamins etc to our monster fishes. Jul 16, 2014 arowana keeping simplified beginners guide to keeping arowanas arowana keepers philippines the mere fact that you are reading this just means that you are interested in keeping an arowana. They originate from the amazon flood plains and use their specialized mouths to feed on insects and small fish near the waters surface. Renowned for its hunting ability and large size, this fish is one of the most iconic around and. Care guide, tank size, diet and more the silver arowana, also known as the dragon fish or monkey fish, is a freshwater fish indigenous to south america. Top 10 facts and care guide of silver arowana duration. In the following article, we will take you through the correct methods of.
Arowana, osteoglossum bicirrhosum, silver arowana, silver. An arowana with thin gold rims and intense blue core are highly sought after by hobbyist. Jardini arowana are also known as gulf saratoga, and like their south american cousins, they are sometimes referred to as watermonkeys due to their unique predatory behavior where they will hide, stalk, and jump out of the water to ambush insects and small animals that are just passing by or hanging out on an overhanging branch or nearby vegetation. These are a stunning and majestic variety for any arowana keeper. New batch full helmet 100% golden head super premium quality at golden jade arowana concept shop. The fish is a favorite crossback species popular among arowana fanatics and because of its unique feature that projects an awesome display of. Using simple dolphin overhead filter black box x 2. The silver arowana is one of the most interesting fish and it can get very large. Arowana breeding techniques dragon fish arowana world. How to aquascape on a small budget nonco2 injection duration. Aquarium information arrowana fish aka dragon fish. Your ultimate guide to arowana fish fish care guide. These fish are powerful jumpers, and need a tank with a very secure lid if you are going to keep them, otherwise, they will end up on the floor. From a very young age, the xbacks scales should be fully shiny even just silver and not all scales.
Arowana fish price list premium arowana fishes for whole. Arowana care a brief introduction to arowanas utah. Types of arowanas there are several species of arowana, originating from south america, africa, australia and asia. The combination of swimming space, coloured water, natural sunlight and natural foods suits them, and all the worlds best arowana are raised in mud ponds to condition them prior to being shown. Apr 24, 2018 the black arowana is very similar to the silver arowana, but may be more expensive due to their soughtafter color. Golden jade arowana added 9 new photos from july 23, 2012 to the album. Beginners guide to keeping arowanas arowanakeeperphilippines. Buy arowana online cod different arowana types save on. Golden crossback asian arowana project update 12 march. Feb 21, 2008 platinum crossback arowana, super red arowana 0047, panda wild blue, super red arowana 0035, super red arowana 0067, king super red arowana, super red arowana show grade 0082. In the following article, we will take you through the correct methods of how to care for these fish. The cross back arowana is the most beautiful golden color variants of the asian arowana. Many believe that arowanas bring good luck and fortune.
Red tail golden splendour, chilli red arowana, super red arowana tung hu chilli red arowana, crossback golden arowana, violet fusion super redblue base golden crossback, red splendour crossback tong yang, platinumcrossback arowana, super red arowana. They are a dramatic addition to any tank, although their large size limits them to serious fish owners. Along the kapuas river, there are pockets of super red arowana populations that look slightly different from other populations and thus, named under different types of super red arowana. Premium high gold cross back arowana cross back arowana is a natural colorant variant that is originated from the bukit merah lake in perak, malaysia. The fish is a favorite crossback species popular among arowana fanatics and because of its unique feature that projects an awesome display of coloration. They are more likely to jump for freedom if the tank is too small. Golden crossback arowana is by far one of the most highly sought after arowana breed due to its brilliant gold color metallic sheen that shines when viewed under fullspectrum aquarium lighting. The arowana fish has the absence of such a pet maybe you might just make them overly popular because them in a place where cold air cannot reach it.1178 1268 1338 571 658 253 66 925 1208 718 162 1537 743 399 1335 958 323 4 627 891 1473 1270 1470 58 390 1286 794 1472 1161 1020 1184 785