Freshwater Frogfish Fincasters Episode 165

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  • Published on Apr 16, 2017
  • Freshwater Frogfish really exist. Not a lot is known about these fish - Antennarius biocellatus Even google searches usually turn up more information on their marine cousins. But Segrest Farms, a fish and pet wholesaler had one one display at the 2017 Global Pet Expo. John took the opportunity to get some great video of the fish and interview Dave Parks with Segrest Farms to find out how to keep it in the home aquarium and more about its life in the wild.
    Additional links to information on freshwater frogfish:
    www.frogfish.ch/species-arten...
    www.whatsthatfish.com/fish/bra...
    eol.org/pages/2788211/overview
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Comments • 66

  • Inappropriate Reefer
    Inappropriate Reefer 4 years ago +43

    Very cool fish, I did not know a freshwater frogfish existed before this, thank you!

    • Ryan
      Ryan Year ago

      I’m a fan

    • Ewok
      Ewok Year ago

      Tf you doin here

    • BADU GM
      BADU GM 4 years ago

      Inappropriate Reefer hey I like your channel

  • Aquatasy
    Aquatasy 5 years ago +9

    That may be the coolest fish I've ever seen. Moving it up to the top of my "bucket list".

  • Philthy Tanks
    Philthy Tanks 3 years ago +1

    Amazing! Never know there was a freshwater counterpart. I’d love to get my hands on a pair and try breeding them

  • Prime Time Aquatics
    Prime Time Aquatics 5 years ago +2

    Wow - that frog fish is seriously cool! Would love to try and breed these things.

  • Matt AdRev
    Matt AdRev 5 years ago +1

    WOOOOOW that frog fish is amazing! I want one !Love this format of video - we want to see the rare fish!

  • BADU GM
    BADU GM 4 years ago +4

    I would love one never been interested in fresh water to much but I would love one

  • Malicious Mollusc
    Malicious Mollusc 3 years ago +8

    Goddamn, we need more of these in the hobby...

  • Hiho Wego
    Hiho Wego 3 years ago

    WOW! Did not know a freshwater frogfish existed. Thanks!

  • Steve Tung Corals
    Steve Tung Corals 5 years ago +1

    the best video for a while. Thanks john you bring knowledge

  • APSS
    APSS 7 months ago

    such an incredible fish

  • Ryan Tran
    Ryan Tran 5 years ago +1

    Wow very cool I had no idea freshwater variations even existed @.@

  • Tio Darmaputra
    Tio Darmaputra Year ago

    Hallo Mr. Fincaster, did your FW frogfish live long?? Thank you...

  • Jena Tucker
    Jena Tucker 5 years ago

    very cool fish! so, when can we expect to see you getting one..lol??

  • Hayden Hag
    Hayden Hag 3 years ago +2

    Probably brackish but is sold and kept on fresh like bumblebee gobies etc

  • space junk
    space junk 4 years ago

    If i owned 1 of these ide be the coolest person among my all friends.

  • Egg Family's Vlog
    Egg Family's Vlog 2 years ago

    I have two of those. My brother caught in the river.

  • Ford Casim
    Ford Casim 4 years ago +1

    I have one like this and I got it in a river , unexpectedly it was caught by my hook while I m fishing.
    I got it maybe 2weeks ago

  • RaptorPlayzGames RPG
    RaptorPlayzGames RPG 5 years ago +1

    Where can I buy one? LOVE FROGFISH always thought they were salt when I saw freshwater I'm like NO thats not real BUT IT IS I NEEEED one where can I buy one?

    • fincasters
      fincasters  5 years ago +1

      +RaptorPlayzGames RPG have your local fish store order from Segrest Farms. They most likely have a relationship with them.

    • fincasters
      fincasters  5 years ago +1

      I'm not sure. If you have a local fish shop they likely have a relationship with Segrest Farms. I would have them order that way.

  • Greg Marrero
    Greg Marrero 5 years ago +8

    I've seen an albino freshwater frog fish for over $10,000 at my lfs once. I don't think anyone bought it.

    • Jake Bentic
      Jake Bentic 3 years ago +1

      In phillipines there are many cool specie of frogfish and i also see albino

    • Dr. Zoidberg
      Dr. Zoidberg 4 years ago +2

      Yeah, that's a shame, I could understand maybe $1,000 but who has 10k for a fish at your LFS, lol. Hope it didn't die..

  • Dboy Sanchez
    Dboy Sanchez 10 months ago

    Could it go in a Tannin Tank?

  • Dancing Harry
    Dancing Harry Year ago

    Do you know of anywhere they can ship them to you

  • Envenomer J
    Envenomer J 4 years ago +2

    We have red,yellow variants here in the wild

    • Envenomer J
      Envenomer J 3 years ago

      @fincasters brackishishh

    • fincasters
      fincasters  4 years ago

      Are they in brackish or fresh water?

  • Andro Abrillo
    Andro Abrillo 4 years ago +1

    Im getting 3 frogfishs. any tips or websites? Cant seem to find anything about them

    • fincasters
      fincasters  4 years ago +1

      I noticed there wasn't much about them. Sorry I don't have more options for you. Are you getting fresh water or SW frogs?

  • Detrick Williams
    Detrick Williams 2 years ago +4

    That's a saltwater fish that has been acclimated to freshwater

  • flaggschiffen
    flaggschiffen 4 years ago

    Everything on the net about antennarius biocellatus says it's heavy brakish and not freshwater.

  • Random guy on YouTube
    Random guy on YouTube 3 years ago

    Still waiting for that freshwater octopus waiting to be found

  • brady martin
    brady martin 4 months ago

    I need one now

  • Khardaris
    Khardaris 4 years ago

    What's the species? I'm skeptical lol

  • BassCass
    BassCass 3 years ago +1

    Caught them in the River Gambia

  • Bassturdlures
    Bassturdlures 4 months ago

    Wow mind blown

  • Max Keenan
    Max Keenan 5 years ago

    How would I get my hands on one of those beauties

  • ちゃんまる。
    ちゃんまる。 3 years ago +1

    I have a fresh water frogfish

  • نورالجنة
    نورالجنة Year ago +1

    I came here because of a grey duck reaction video....🙃

  • William Gruendler
    William Gruendler 3 years ago +1

    need a shot of the fish ''in situ'' - i.e. in a freshwater home environment - NOT an aquarium. Please?

    • fincasters
      fincasters  3 years ago

      Wish I had such a pic. I captured this video at an industry trade show

  • Triple 10 Tanks
    Triple 10 Tanks 5 years ago +4

    I never knew and now I need

  • Tio Darmaputra
    Tio Darmaputra Year ago

    I ever kept some frogfish.. they dying after 3 months top...

  • Nic Chauvin
    Nic Chauvin 3 years ago +1

    Why does every info site list this as brackish instead of fresh?

    • Menma
      Menma 3 years ago

      Because it is brackish

  • Juda Daan
    Juda Daan 10 months ago

    Its probably brackish he can tolerate salt

  • anders verschuren
    anders verschuren 4 years ago +8

    heavy brackish water * not freshwater

    • Madison Gullotto
      Madison Gullotto Year ago

      @Kenjiro pipefish are found in brackish and freshwater in the wild though. There are different types

    • Kenjiro
      Kenjiro 3 years ago +1

      neko I guess the same goes for the pipe fish huh?

    • anders verschuren
      anders verschuren 4 years ago +2

      yep... and they will live an unhappy live and die early

    • Kenjiro
      Kenjiro 4 years ago

      They are trying to make it completely fresh water right?

  • John Ahlbin
    John Ahlbin 5 years ago +6

    FYI another video with weird sound of you wear headphones you only hear out one channel (left)

    • Victor Fox
      Victor Fox 4 years ago

      John Ahlbin there wasn't any problems with the advertisement at the beginning or music at the end. So it was probably a bad microphone they were using. I heard the same thing

  • AJ E
    AJ E 3 years ago

    Anyone else watch super Carlin brothers?

  • oliver aquino
    oliver aquino 5 years ago +1

    expensive