The most expensive aquarium fish
Aquarium fish is perhaps the most convenient Pets – not noisy, do not spoil the furniture, do not attack the guests, not mark territory. Psychologists say that watching fish helps to relax and relieves stress. In addition, the aquarium is a beautiful addition to any interior. What aquarium fish are the most expensive and prestigious?
The most expensive and the most elite aquarium fish in the world is arowana (Arowana), also known as a fish-dragon. The price depends on the color and the size of the fish and average around $5 000. But the price of some very rare species of arowana can reach up to $400 000. The most expensive fish in the world is the Platinum Arowana, which has a white color with a hint of platinum. Known are cases when the owners of Platinum Arowana do not agree to sell your favorite fish for any money.
Arowana very popular due to the fact that the representatives of this rare species for over 200 million years of living on our planet. Artificially bred species of these fish very much, they vary in size, color, shape of the fins. Most are considered elite gold, purple, red and, of course, platinum. Arowana can reach 80 cm in length.
Pearl Stingray very rare in the wild, and in captivity are extremely reluctant to reproduce. That is why the representatives of this species are several thousand dollars. For some particularly valuable instances, the rays fans are willing to pay tens of thousands of dollars. Pearl stingrays are freshwater fish. In the aquarium the rays look very exotic with round Golden spots that cover the dark body of the fish .
Another representative of the elite submarine – Japanese koi. These fish are very many varieties, along with inexpensive copies for $100, there are koi price of $1 500. The most elite copies can cost up to $5 000.
When buying Japanese carp need to be especially careful – often under the guise of elite fish sell its inexpensive counterparts. Koi grow to 50 centimetres and can live to 100 years. However, for Japanese koi need very gentle care – they are quite whimsical. Also, koi have a weak immune system, as they were bred by artificial means. And if breeders have sacrificed good health fish, we in return gave her unprecedented beauty and variety of colors.
Fans of the original interiors install a huge aquarium on the floor in the bathroom and occupy it the Japanese koi fish.