|Lauri ||01-28-2007 08:07 AM |
The ABC Dictionary Game (Freshwater version)
Rules: This game will start off much like the abc game. You must come up with a word beginning with the next letter of the Alphabet from the preceding post. The catch is the words must be aquarium/fishkeeping related. And you must provide a breif definition of that word. If this does well we will combine all information into our very own Fish Keeping Dictionary. Please keep all posts to freshwater there will be a separate one for saltwater.
Edit: When naming fish please stick with the common names. Or do so like this common name/scientific name but make sure you use common for order in alphabet. Thanx
Have Fun. :)
First Word is....
Apistogramma: A genius of several species of fish from the family Cichlidae found in tropical areas of the Amazon basin and Venezuela.
|DeMonZ ||01-28-2007 09:15 AM |
Of course I had to look this up (new to the hobby) :lol: but ....
Branchiocranium: The skeleton of the lower half of the skull, including the jawbones and gill covers.
|SKAustin ||01-28-2007 09:55 AM |
Cichlid: Fishes from the family Cichlidae in the order Perciformes. There are estimated 1300 to 1900 different species in the Cichlidae family making it one of the three largest vertebrate families.
|Lauri ||01-28-2007 12:53 PM |
Dropsy is a term given to the swelling that occurs internally in the fish.
|musho3210 ||01-28-2007 12:56 PM |
Euthanize To humanly kill or "put down" a fish if it is suffering.
|SKAustin ||01-28-2007 01:54 PM |
Fish: Aquatic vertibrate animals
|Amphitrite ||01-28-2007 02:15 PM |
Gill cover: A hard bony plate covering the gills.
|musho3210 ||01-28-2007 02:20 PM |
Heater An important thing to keep in your tank that keeps the water warm
|Amphitrite ||01-28-2007 02:29 PM |
Invertebrate: An animal with no backbone.
|musho3210 ||01-28-2007 02:39 PM |
Jack Dempsy Chichlid A Violent Chichlid named after the famous Jack Dempsy
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