Stingrays are some of the most interesting freshwater fish around. From the entrancing way they glide in the water to their fascinating appearance, the pure novelty of owning a stingray is a fun venture for any seasoned aquarium enthusiast.
Most species of stingray are a drab brown or gray color, which may turn you away if brighter types of fish are your style. However, there are a few, vivid exceptions like the Black Diamond Stingray for instance.
Black Diamond stingrays have especially stunning patterns along their backs, which may entice you to delve into the curious world of stingray care and breeding.
The Black Diamond stingray, also known as the Leopoldi stingray or the Polka Dot stingray, is a subspecies of the Diamond stingray family.
They are also one of the most visually striking freshwater creatures you can own. They are peppered in bright-white spots, which starkly contrast against their jet-black, diamond-shaped disc (‘disc’ is another term for the top of their bodies). That makes their name particularly apt.