basic aquascaping
Guest posts Setting up an aquarium

A basic guide to aquascaping

Aquascaping is a great form of art that focuses on making underwater landscapes in an aquarium. It sounds a little difficult but after getting used to it, you will be able to make stunning underwater landscapes that could catch the attentions of any person’s…

July 30, 2017
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Articles Caresheets

Caresheet: Amazon puffer | Colomesus asellus

Pufferfish are what we refer to as ‘oddballs’ in the aquarium hobby: they don’t fall into any of the regular fish categories. Colomesus asellus, also known as the Amazon puffer, is even more of an oddball than other puffers. Unlike its very aggressive cousins,…

July 9, 2017
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Articles Brackish Caresheets

Caresheet: Molly fish | Poecilia sphenops

Poecilia sphenops, also known as mollies, are one of the most popular aquarium fish species. These livebearers are available in many different colors and patterns and are sure to add a fun note to your aquarium. They make an easy breeding project and also…

June 25, 2017
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Articles DIY

Breeding ornamental fish: 7 easy fish to breed

If you’ve been keeping fish for a while and are looking for a fun new project, trying your hand at breeding might be a good option. You’ll get to see the parents’ breeding behavior and have the satisfaction of watching the entire process from…

June 11, 2017
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Aquarium inspiration Other

My visit to Interkoi & Aquaristik 2017!

This April I attended an aquarium expo for the first time since 2015. Interkoi & Aquaristik 2017 took place in Kalkar, Germany and I was very excited to have a look at all the beautiful fish and plants! Bettas4All had their own Betta show…

May 14, 2017
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Reviews Water quality

Review: sera aqua-test box

Water quality is one of the most important parts of fishkeeping. If your aquarium isn’t cycled your fish are in danger, so keeping a close eye on the water values is always a good idea. To test your water you need a water test kit…

April 30, 2017
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
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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 moluccensis 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