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Top 10 Most Expensive Fish ever Sold

Top 10 Most Expensive Fish ever Sold

If you are a hobbyist or aquarist adding up
some rare fishes to your list or if you are just a person who like to see fishes in aquariums
then you may be certainly willing to know the top 10 most expensive fishes in the world
that are priced on their rarity, coloration and location from where they are captured
most of these locations being very difficult for divers to reach and capturing these fast
swimmers is another difficulty for them to deal with. So that’s why some the fishes you get to
know in this video are so expensive that it even cost as much your own house or any luxury
car that you may have. At Number 10 is Wrought Iron Butterfly Fish
Costing around, $2,700. This is a very rare fish that mostly occurs
in regions of Japan and you cannot find them with any North American fish collectors. It belongs to the family of well-known butterfly
fish and actually the hardiest fish among butterfly. It reaches a size of 6 inches. And they are most fun to watch in aquariums
as they are very active swimmers and makes zip movements in water. Number 9, Australian Flathead Perch
Known for its vivid color and stripes this fish cost as much as $5000 when available. It is one of the rarest fish to catch and
found only in certain regions of Australia. They prefer ghost shrimps and need plenty
of hiding places when kept in aquariums. Occasionally they do come out and show off
their vivid color to some onlookers which pleases them. At Number 8 is Nami Green Arowana
This is another rare fish which cost around $5000. It has almost become extinct and found only
in the Pedu Lake or also called Nami Dam located in the Kedah northern state of Malaysia. Batik stripes is the prominent coloration
in Nami Green Arowana and they are very exciting to look at in well maintained aquarium tanks. Number 7, Neptune Grouper
It is also one of the rarest fish costing up to $6000. They are deep water fish and are very hard
to catch and to be found as well. The juvenile and adult differ in their coloration
with the juvenile showing a yellow and orange shades while the adult having a prominent
pink coloration. These fishes are admired by many who see them
in aquariums. Number 6, Golden Basslet
Smallest and belonging to the grouper family this fish cost up to $8000. As the name suggests it has a stunning golden
color, but they are very shy fish and does not often comes out to public in aquariums. They are also deep sea creatures and caught
with submersible craft so it is one of the reason for such high price tag for these fishes. Number 5, Bladefin Basslet
Found in the deep waters of Carribean Sea Bladefin Basslet cost around $10,000 and it
is hardly seen on sales. The name comes from the funny dorsal fin of
this fish which looks like blade. It is also one of the rare fish and due to
the difficulty in capturing this deep water reef fish it is priced so high in the market. Number 4, Masked Angelfish
Masked Angelfish cost around $20000. It is deep sea fish, found around the Hawaiian
Islands and being closely associated with coral reefs. It has the prominent black masking on its
face covering its mouth and eyes and forehead. To capture this fish one has to dive as much
as 23m – 174m and no wonder why they are brought out by fish collectors with such a cost. Number 3, Peppermint Angelfish
This is also a rare fish that is costing crazily up to $30000. It is a deep sea water fish and are very difficult
for average drivers to go to the depths where these fishes are found. Peppermint Angelfish has prominent red and
white stripes that are very eye catching. In 2012 only one of such fish was kept for
exhibit which since then added up to the list of exotic collectors who wish to see them
in aquariums. Number 2, Freshwater Polka Dot Stingray
This fish has a price tag of $100,000 and it is not easily found in wild and nor it
can survive in wild because of its genetic mutation on the front of its head causing
it to appear u-shaped instead of round which is normally the case for most stingrays, this
adds up difficulty for it to hunt the shellfish which it usually eats. In captivity the polka bot must be hand served
with healthy diet to survive well. And at Number 1 is the Platinum Arowana
Making the most expensive fish in this list is the platinum arowana costing as much as
$400,000. It has pure white coloration with black pupil
which is the result of a genetic mutation in arowana. This fish is so precious that a micro ID chip
is implanted into it before it attain sexual maturity. They can grow up to 34 inches and live for
more than 50 years if they are fed well in captivity with live foods like crickets and
worms, they also need at least a 300 gallon tank to live well. Like most arowana they are intelligent and
can be trained to hand fed and obey their owner. That’s it for this video do tell me about
which one of these fishes in the list you liked the most and wants be kept in your aquariums
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100 comments on “Top 10 Most Expensive Fish ever Sold

  1. I have no problem with his English since its obvious its not his first language but I'm pretty sure all these fish would have died if they heard his voice ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. The most expensive fish in the world is not shown here. Its Japanese Koi. Record sales overย 2 million dollar

  3. Just ignore the negative comments. Thank you for making such an enjoyable top 10. I don't know how it showed up on my recommended list, but here i am lol

  4. Guys taking about some one is very easy but make videos like this and gave information about something you never heard is not easy a lot of you talk very negative and I am pretty sure non of you can make a video like this
    If talking was by money non of you would talk ever for sure because talking is free all idiots now talking

  5. You're getting dislikes because you're English and accemt is terrible. You also sound like you are reading from a script.

    Here's a tip, don't ever speak. Just use text in your videos.

  6. IRS Scammer it's Obvious….after i finish watching this Video i'll get a random phone call from someone and i'll hear a goat speak

  7. You should tell in Hindi by mean something my brothers and some other brothers they cannot speak English you should tell him in Hindi ok

  8. Don't worry, everyone has a funny accent. I'm a new Yorker and i always sound angry. Lol own it. Btw vid was well put together๐Ÿ‘

  9. THERE IS NO SUCH WORD AS FISHES….THE PLURAL OF FISH IS FISH Using fishes is plural for fish amongst the poor class and the uneducated….Hard to listen too

  10. Warning : The comments are racist and bullshit please do not scroll down more if you dont want to have a quarel with someone. You have been warned

  11. God created all these creatures for our (human race) enjoyment and man decided upon himself to put a price on something that was given to us free! Wow! I call that foolish wisdom!

  12. To all the haters and racist in here making fun of the guy for a great video you coulden't do it better if you tryed in your own language ,so you're just jelous,you all wish you spoke a second language but you're too brain dead too stupid to learn anything… you're closed minded ignorant and racist so you will always be a trailer trash …shitty little brains…lol

  13. Bro u go n Learn English first how to explain pls……..๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก

  14. U have somehow confused dollers for pesos ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ 90% ur prices are so far off itโ€™s comical… but thnx for video no less …

  15. He literally does another video and says the platinum arowana is worth 10 to 25k. So why is it 400k in this video

  16. They are beautiful and rare fishes yes. But why do humans capture them and sold them??? ;–; i hate it that humans doesn't know the real treasure is. HOPE HUMANS GET ENDANGERED TOO

  17. Hahahah this voice sounds like selling something hahaha
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  18. I don't understand Indian people why they have such a difficult time pronouncing English words and they all speak the same way in a monotone voice with no infarction. It drives me crazy when I get onto a website that has an Indian person speaking. It drives me even more crazy when I get one of them in the hospital that is a doctor because you don't ever know what the hell they say. Nowadays I don't even try, I just tell the nurse I want a different Dr. because I can't understand a damn word he says or she and with heart conditions you pretty much need to understand what a doctor is saying! I met one Indian woman who spoke perfect English only to find out she was in America since two years old. This does mean however, that they can learn to speak proper English but for some reason it's not too important to them if they're able to get across what they're saying to people!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Good grief!

  19. Youre not talking english properly and it sounds like a indian man are you an Indian man or are you mexican

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