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Tropical Aquarium Fish at Colchester Zoo
Amazon fish at Colchester Zoo
Colchester Zoo
Fish are found in every ocean, lake, river and stream in all corners of the globe, in many sizes, colours and species. Most fish (depending on size) tend to eat plankton in the water, insects and smaller fish.

Fish respire through gills in the sides of their heads, allowing the fish to breath underwater. Fish return to the water surface for air at varying intervals. The electric eel fish can go for up to 10 minutes without resurfacing for air.

Due to the bright colours of fish, and the fact that fish are extremely peaceful animals, many people today now keep all kinds of fish in tanks and ponds.

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"super cute"


"awsome now i can do my project"


"very interesting"

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Fish Facts

The animal group that the species belongs to...
What kind of foods the animal eats...
How long (L) or tall (H) the animal is...
2.5cm - 1m (0.9in - 3ft)
The animal group that the species belongs to...
Fresh, Brackish, Salt
PH Level:5-9
Life Span:
How long the animal lives for...
1-60 years
The colour of the animal's coat or markings...
Black, White, Yellow, Orange, Silver, Blue, Green, Red
Skin Type:
The protective layer of the animal...
The specific area where the animal lives...
All freshwater and saltwater habitats

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