Tropical Fish, Aquarium Fish, and Goldfish for sale online

 
 
 
AquariumFish.net
            We Ship Live Fish Directly to You.
Mobile    Shipping    About    Info    Faqs    DryGoods
AquariumFish.net on Instagram AquariumFish.net on Facebook come and see us AquariumFish.net on Twitter AquariumFish.net on Pinterest  
 

 

 
Home Page
   New Arrivals
 
+ Catfish & Scavengers
+ Fish for Experts
+ Goldfish & Koi
+ More Fishy Stuff
+ Pet Critters
 
+ Aquatic Plants
+ Shipping & Payment
+ Featured Fish
+ Indexes of Fish
+ Compatible Fish
 
+ Saltwater Fish
+ Equipment
+ Decorations
+ Feeding Fish
+ Water Quality
 
+ Fish Stress
+ Homes for Fish
+ Fish Ponds
+ Amazon Fish
+ Pictures of Fish
 
+ Videos of Fish
+ Aquarium Pictures
+ Emails & Replies
+ Breeding Fish
+ Aquarium Advice
 
+ Names for Fish
+ Contact, Terms, etc.
 
Fresh Water
Stingrays for Sale
       
  This video shows a Freshwater Spotted Stingray. The underside of this Stingray is white, and its backside is brown with orange spots that are each ringed with darker brown.
 
  Here is another view of a Fresh Water Spotted Stingray that's finding a good spot to settle on the bottom.
 
  This Freshwater Stingray is searching for bits of food on the bottom of the aquarium.
 
     

Scientific Name: Potamotrygon motoro.


     
Comments
Freshwater Stingray species are illegal to own or sell in the state of California and most other states. So we have never kept or sold any Stingrays. It was my intention to discuss on this web site only those fish species that I had kept and knew about from my first hand experiences. But many folks are interested in Stingrays, so I've gathered some information on this page.
   
 
 
   
Pet Fish Talk, an MP3 PodCast, is a weekly internet talk show about keeping pet fish, such as tropical fish and goldfish, in aquariums, fish bowls, and ponds. The shows were hosted by the Bailey Brothers, DrTom and Nevin, Click on this image for more information.  
Click here to listen to a Special Pet Fish Show hosted by The Bailey Brothers, DrTom and Nevin, about Freshwater Stingrays.
   
 
 
   

Spotted Stingrays, like the one shown just below, are hardy, active, and easy to keep in the proper aquarium. But they have a poisonous stinger on their tails, and there is a substantial probability that they could become established and reproduce in our native water. So most states in the United States ban them.

 
 
Stingray for sale at AquariumFish.net, tropical fish stores.   Here's a rear end
view of a Spotted Stingray, where you can see its back covered with orange spots that are ringed in brown. Spotted Stingrays are livebearers.
 
 

Appropriate Home
An aquarium with at least 50 gallons of water, an exterior power filter with a BIO-Wheel, and a maximum of 1/4 inch of gravel. The water temperature should be between 75 and 80 degrees F. Click here for more about warm water aquariums. Click here for more about cool water aquariums.

 
The advertisement, shown below, links to this advertiser.
Aqua Scape Online sell Stingrays. Click on this ad to buy a Stingray now.
 
 

Recommended Diet
Stingrays will eat Ghost Shrimp and larger shrimp sold in supermarkets for human consumption. You should remove the shrimps shells. Stingrays also eat angleworms and pieces of fish. Click here for more about feeding fish.

     

Compatibility
Since we have not kept Stingrays in our aquariums, we don't feel qualified to discuss compatibility. there is more information about keeping Stingrays with Arowanas and Clown Loaches at the first link list below. Click here to read more about several other groups of compatible fish.

     

Size and Lifespan
Freshwater Spotted Stingrays can grow to be 18". Their lifespan is unknown to us.

 
 

Customer Comments

 
Do you sell Polka Dot Stingrays and if you do, what are the chances of getting a male and female, 3 to 4 in diameter.
 
Paul T.
Oldcastle, Ontario
Canada
 
 
 
Reply. Hello Paul. Our facility is in San Diego, California, and it is illegal to import, to own, or to sell Stingrays in California. So we don't have any Stingrays in our facility to sell you.

This page contains some information about Stingrays and is included in this web site for your entertainment, even though we cannot import and sell Stingrays.

I see you are in Canada. We cannot ship to Canada, and we do not foresee shipping to Canada in the future. Click here to read where in the U.S. we do ship.
 
If our answers to your questions disappoint you, we apologize.

 
 
Books
About Freshwater Stingrays

 
The books shown below are listed on Amazon.com. You can click on the title or on the image of a book to go to the page at Amazon.com, where that book is discussed and usually offered for sale. In some cases you can preview several of the pages in a book.
 
 
Click on this image to go to Amazon.com, where you can learn more about this book.   Freshwater Stingrays
By Ross Richard, Schaefer Frank
Paperback
104 pages
 
 
Click on this image to go to Amazon.com, where you can learn more about this book. Freshwater Rays
By Ross Richard, Schaefer Frank
Hard cover
192 page
 
 
Click on this image to go to Amazon.com, where you can learn more about this book. Freshwater Stingrays from South  America
By Ross Richard
Hard cover
48 pages
 
 
Links to other Websites
Bud's Freshwater Stingray. Click here to go to the page titled Care in Bud's web site, where you'll find information about feeding, how to distinguish males from females, compatible tank mates, and special considerations about gravel and aquarium heaters. Plus lots of big pictures.

Click here to go to another web site with a list of many species of Freshwater Stingrays and interesting pictures of them.

   
The advertisement, shown below, links to this advertiser.
Click on this ad to go to Graystone Creations for Pond Pumps, Pond Kits, and Pond Supplies.
 
 
Click here to verify our "PayPal Reputation", which shows we have been selling on PayPal since 2002, and we've sold items to thousands of satisfied customers.
 
Gift Idea

 PayPal Gift Certificates
Click on the orange button, just below, to buy a PayPal Gift Certificate for someone, who loves pet fish.
 
 
 Best Selling Books 
     
  Click here now to order The Simple Guide to Freshwater Aquariums, a bestselling reference, offering an easy-to-understand look at setting up and maintaining a successful first freshwater aquarium.
     
  Click here now to order The New Marine Aquarium: Step-By-Step setup and stocking Guide, the best selling book about starting a new marine aquarium.
     
  Click here now to order 500 Freshwater Aquarium Fish: A Visual Reference to the Most Popular Species, a beautiful book, lovingly written and illustrated, with information for the beginner or the longtime enthusiast.
     
  Click here now to order Fancy Goldfish: A Complete Guide ... by Eric L. Johnson, DMV, and Richard E. Hess. The most encompassing and thorough treatment of the fancy goldfish hobby to date. Hardcover with 176 pages.
 
Click here now for many more fishy books.
We hope these suggestions help!  ;^ }
 
Amazon Prime
Unlimited FREE Two-Day Shipping
No minimum order size
Unlimited, commercial-free, instant streaming
    of 5,000 movies and TV shows.
Join Amazon Prime for $99/year.
 
Click here now to learn more about Amazon Prime.
 
 
Important Aquarium Products

For excellent health, pet fish need very good food and very good water conditions. These five products are very important.

 
Premium Fish Food Flakes
Premium Fish Food Pellets
DrTim's Water Conditioner
DrTim's WasteAway
Denitrifying Lava Rocks
 
Click here now to learn more and add one or more of these products to your fish order.
 
 
 About our Fish ...
Almost all the photographs and videos, shown on this web site, were taken by us of our fish in our aquariums.
 
Compare the healthy, beautiful, energetic fish in our beautiful aquariums to the fish in our competitors pictures. Their fish often look thin with clamped fins and poor color.
We buy the highest quality fish, produced by the best fish farms or caught by the best collectors of wild fish, then we take incredibly good care of our fish in our beautiful aquariums.
 
If you compare the pictures on this site to our competitors pictures, you can instantly see, our fish and aquariums are better!  ;^ }
Will the fish you get from us look like the fish in our pictures? No! This is similar to buying kittens and puppies that will change as they grow to become cats and dogs.
 
We stock and ship fish that are the ideal size to sell. Not so small that they will not do well when shipped. Yet not so big that they have become much more expensive.
 
The fish in almost all of our pictures were young fish like the ones we have for sale that we raised up, and you can too! 
 
 
 How to Customize this Page
If this web page looks too small or too narrow, hold down the keyboard key marked "Ctrl" then press down on the key marked +, and this web page should get bigger. If you overdo it, and this page gets too big, hold down the same "Ctrl" key and press down on the key marked - to make this page smaller.
 
Repeat, until this page looks just right to you. In this way you can customize the appearance of this website in your computer. This tip will work simultaneously on all the pages in this website, and your computer should remember what you've done the next time you come back to this site, unless you're using an ancient version of a browser.  ;^ o
 
 
The advertisement, shown below, links to this advertiser.
 

Copyright © 2000-2014 AquariumFish.net. All Rights Reserved. No part of the contents of this web site may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without the written permission of AquariumFish.net.

IMPORTANT: Your use of this website constitutes your acceptance of our Privacy Agreement and Terms of Use including our Disclaimer. Click here to read our Disclaimer, and click here to read our Privacy Agreement.
Click here for our street address, phone number, fax, and email address.
Click here for information about advertising on this website. 
AquariumFish.net is not affiliated with AquariumFish.com.
This page was updated on October 16, 2014.