Family Ricordeidae Watzl 1922

Body rather firm and flat, tentacles simple and short, w ith rounded, clavate or capitate tips, never with distinctly differentiated acrospheres (den Hartog, 1980). Tentacles arranged radially from the mouth, with up to twfenty tentacles in each row (den Hartog, 1980). The oral disc and tentacles cannot be completely withdrawn, just as in the Discosomatidae, but "trumpeting" is possible when light levels are inadequate.

Genus: Ricordea Duchassaing and Michelotti, 1860

Due to their wide range of colours this genus is one of the most

The COMPLETE guide to Aquariums

The COMPLETE guide to Aquariums

The word aquarium originates from the ancient Latin language, aqua meaning water and the suffix rium meaning place or building. Aquariums are beautiful and look good anywhere! Home aquariums are becoming more and more popular, it is a hobby that many people are flocking too and fish shops are on the rise. Fish are generally easy to keep although do they need quite a bit of attention. Puppies and kittens were the typical pet but now fish are becoming more and more frequent in house holds. In recent years fish shops have noticed a great increase in the rise of people wanting to purchase aquariums and fish, the boom has been great for local shops as the fish industry hasnt been such a great industry before now.

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