Posts Tagged ‘Zoos and Aquariums’

This is one cool catfish that I have always loved. It’s amazing that we house them in aquariums. Down in South America they are as common as channel or blue catfish in America.

This photo was taken at the Downtown Aquarium Houston.



This photo was taken at the Downtown Aquarium Houston.



Not to long ago, I posted a photo of the Pink-Necked Green Pigeon. It is a colorful bird. It’s aquatic rival is the Mandarin Fish. It has to be the most colorful fish around.

This photo was taken by unknown photographer.



One of the more interesting things in the Freshwater aquarium world is the flower shrimp. I decided to photograph my personal shrimp . Flower shrimp open appendages on their arms wide like a flower to capture food particles.  They are filter feeders. They then close the flower and feed it into their mouth. They are easy to care for so long as you have community fish, preferably live plants, and nothing aggressive.


Two lovely frogs.

Photo taken at Houston Zoo