Common Fish Names Beginning With F

Cyphotilapia frontosa
Frontosa. Guerin Nicolas

Common Fish With the Letter "F"

  • Fairy Cichlid  - Neolamprologus brichardi: This fish will entertain you with its interesting social interaction. They build a thriving colony that can grab that will occupy your attention for hours with their antics. 
  • False Bumblebee Catfish - Leiocassis stenomus: The bumblebee catfish displays vibrant coloring. When it comes out of its hole to scavenge for food, it can be amusing, burying its head in​ a substrate to get a snack.
  • Fathead Bichir - Polypterus weeksii: This fish gets its name from its large head. While it's relatively peaceful, it will eat smaller fish, so it should only be kept with larger, heartier tankmates.
  • Feather-Barbel Catfish - Opsodoras stubelii: A barbel on a fish is a thin, sensory organ like a whisker near the mouth. It's used to find food and also contains the taste buds.
  • Featherfin - Hemigrammus unilineatus: Native to the White Nile, Volta and Niger Rivers and the Chad Basin, this fish is prized by hobbyists because of its high fin that looks like a feather. The fish makes a squeaking noise to communicate.
  • Featherfin Synodontis - Synodontis eupterus: This fish likes a sandy bottom with crevices to hide and requires a tank of 50 gallons or more.
  • Festivum - Mesonauta festivus: Festivum are very picky when it comes to choosing a mate. Once they do find a partner, they will be faithful to their mate for life.
  • Fighting Loach - Nemacheilus notostigma: Clown Loaches will flick their tails at each other, engage in mouth-to-mouth combat which looks like kissing, and chasing each other to establish dominance.
  • Figure Eight Pufferfish - Figure Eight Puffer: Puffers like to explore and like complex decor with an intricate layout along with lots of room to swim. If a puffer is pacing along the glass, he's likely bored! These are very personable and interactive fish, and they will grow to recognize you -- especially when you have food!

    More Fish With the Letter "F"

    • Filament Tetra - Bryconaethiops microstoma
    • Fingerfish - Monodactylus argenteus
    • Fire Eel - Mastacembelus erythrotaenia
    • Fire Stingray - Potamotrygon henlei
    • Fire Tail - Epalzeorhynchus bicolor
    • Firemouth Cichlid - Thorichthys meeki
    • Fire-Tailed Gudgeon - Hypseleotris galii
    • Five-Banded Barb - Barbus pentazona
    • Five-Bar Cichlid - Neolamprologus tretocephalus
    • Five-Spot African Cichlid - Thysochromis ansorgii
    • Flag Cichlid - Laetacara curviceps
    • Flag-Tailed Catfish - Dianema urostriata
    • Flag-Tailed Corydoras - Corydoras robineae
    • Flame Tetra - Hyphessobrycon flammeus
    • Flat-Whiskered Catfish - Pinirampus pirinampu
    • Florida Gar - Lepisosteus platyrhincus
    • Fly River Rainbowfish - Melanotaenia sexlineata
    • Flying Fox - Epalzeorhynchus kallopterus
    • Fly-Speckled Hardyhead - Craterocephalus stercusmuscarum
    • Fork Tailed Lamprologus - Neolamprologus furcifer
    • Four-Barred Tigerfish - Datnioides quadrifasciatus
    • Four-Eyes - Anableps anableps
    • Four-Spine Cichlid - Neolamprologus tetracanthus
    • Four-Stripe Julie - Julidochromis regani
    • Freiberg's Peacock - Aulonocara jacobfreibergi
    • Freiberg's Peacock Cichlid - Aulonocara jacobfreibergi
    • Freidrichsthal's Cichlid - "Cichlasoma" freidrichsthalii
    • Freshwater Barracuda - Ctenolucius hujeta
    • Freshwater Bat Fish- Myxocyprinus asiaticus
    • Freshwater Moray Eel - Echidna rhodochilus
    • Freshwater Ray - Potamotrygon ​hystrix
    • Frogmouth Catfish - Chaca chaca
    • Frontosa Cichlid - Cyphotilapia frontosa

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