african dwarf frog care
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Caresheet: African dwarf frog | Hymenochirus genus

African dwarf frogs from the Hymenochirus genus are a small frog species. Their small size and silly looks have made them popular in the aquarium hobby, but unfortunately there is still a lot of misinformation out there about their requirements. African dwarf frog care…

April 16, 2017
brackish plants
Aquarium plants Brackish

7 hardy plants for a brackish aquarium

Some of the most popular species in the aquarium hobby, such as bumblebee gobies, are actually not freshwater fish but require a brackish tank. If you want to set up an aquarium for one of these species one think you’ll need to think about…

April 9, 2017
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Aquariadise & The Shrimp Farm giveaway!

Yup, Aquariadise and The Shrimp Farm are at it again. This time, we’re giving away one FREE product to a lucky winner (up to $20!). With a budget of $20, there’s a lot to choose from: Amano shrimp, Cherry shrimp, dwarf crayfish, Thai micro…

March 27, 2017
atyopsis moluccensis
Caresheets Invertebrates

Caresheet: Bamboo shrimp | Atyopsis moluccensis

The filter feeding Atyopsis moluccensisΒ is one of the most interesting aquarium shrimp available in the hobby, courtesy of its unusual feeding method. Unlike most of their cousins, bamboo shrimp are not bottom feeders: they use fan-like appendages to filter particles out of the water.…

March 19, 2017
hinomaru bento
Fish food Reviews

Review: Ebita Breed Jo Hinomaru Bento shrimp food

The amount of different types of food available for shrimp and other freshwater crustaceans nowadays is rather dazzling – a simple search in a single webshop is enough to leave any aquarist confused. Which food is best? While Aquariadise can’t definitively answer this question…

February 27, 2017
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Aquariadise & The Shrimp Farm crab giveaway!

The Shrimp Farm is an online aquarium store that focuses on shrimp. They are looking to expand their product assortment with the adorable Thai micro crab – but live arrival can’t be guaranteed until the store has tested whether the crabs can safely be…

February 12, 2017
bumblebee goby
Articles Brackish Caresheets

Caresheet: Bumblebee goby | Brachygobius spp.

Gobies from the Brachygobius genus, better known as bumblebee gobies, are tiny bottom dwelling aquarium fish species featuring a bee-like yellow and black striped pattern. Bumblebee gobies are not the best choice for most community aquariums and actually require brackish water but are appreciated…

February 5, 2017
freshwater crabs
Articles Invertebrates Stocking aquarium

5 Freshwater crabs for the aquarium

When it comes to invertebrates, many aquarists immediately think of shrimp or crayfish. However, there’s another group of fascinating inverts that can be kept in aquariums: crabs! Unfortunately there is still a lot of misinformation out there about these clawed critters. Many brackish crab…

January 29, 2017
danio rerio
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Caresheet: Zebra Danio | Danio rerio

Zebra Danios (Danio Rerio) are a spirited and entertaining freshwater species that are inexpensive and great for beginner aquarists. At a max size of 2″, they work well with smaller tankmates such as Neon Tetras and Swordtails. This caresheet is a guest post by…

January 16, 2017
upside down catfish
Articles Stocking aquarium

8 Aquarium catfish for community tanks

There are many different types of catfish available in the aquarium trade, some of which work well in the home community aquarium and some of which definitely don’t. There’s a catfish for all tank sizes and community types, so keep reading for a list…

December 11, 2016
tetraodon biocellatus
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Caresheet: Figure 8 puffer | Tetraodon biocellatus

Tetraodon biocellatus are commonly known as figure 8 puffers, a name derived from their head markings (which look somewhat like the number eight). Although they are smaller and easier to keep than most of the puffers available in the aquarium trade today there are…

November 26, 2016
female betta fish
Articles Betta Stocking aquarium

Keeping female Betta fish

Betta fish (Betta splendens) are one of the most popular fish species available today and male Bettas are widely appreciated for their wide range of beautiful colors and many fin types. Female Bettas, however, are a lot more difficult to find in the hobby…

November 14, 2016
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Aquarium plants Articles

7 beautiful background aquarium plants

When setting up a planted aquarium, one of the best ways to achieve a balanced, natural look is to create depth using foreground and background plants. Foreground plants are low and usually don’t stand out too much, while background plants are tall and can…

October 9, 2016
stocking a 10 gallon fish tank
Articles Stocking aquarium

Stocking a 10 gallon fish tank

10 gallon (38L) aquarium kits such as this one are cheap and easy to fit into any room, which makes them a very popular choice. However, it can be difficult to figure out what fish to stockΒ a 10 gal with. 10 gallons is not…

September 27, 2016