Raphael Catfish: Care Guide For The Striped Catfish

Raphael Catfish: Care Guide For The Striped Catfish

The Raphael catfish is a characterful, appealing freshwater fish that makes an interesting addition to any community freshwater tank. These fish are hardy and very easy to care for, making them a good choice for novice aquarists, provided that you give your Raphael the correct diet and tank conditions. In this guide, we explain how … Read more

Sterbai Cory: How To Care For This Catfish Species

Sterbai Cory: How To Care For This Catfish Species

The Corydoras catfish is just about the most popular species of tropical freshwater fish that’s found in home aquariums right around the world. These attractive little fish are easy to care for, making them perfect for the beginner hobbyist, and there are over 200 species of Cory to choose from, including the Sterbai Cory. What … Read more

Panda Cory Catfish

Corydoras Panda | Panda Cory Care & Info

One of the smaller Corydoras species, the panda Cory is the perfect choice for a peaceful community aquarium. Learn how to care for this cheerful Corydoras!

Cory Catfish

Keeping Cory Catfish | 5 Adorable Cory Species & Care Tips

If you’re a freshwater aquarist, you’ve probably come across cory catfish before. The various members of the Corydoras genus are an incredibly popular aquarium fish and for good reason. They’ve got everything you want in a fish! Cory catfish are a peaceful community fish, easy for beginners and fascinating to watch. Some will even breed in the … Read more

otocinclus catfish

Otocinclus catfish care & info

Otocinclus are little freshwater fish with a big appetite for algae. This aquascape-favorite seems ideal as an algae cleaner for small aquariums, but these dwarf catfish need some pretty specific care. If you’re willing to provide them with what they need to stay healthy and thriving, you’ll have a fascinating addition to your aquarium! Keep … Read more

Aquarium Catfish

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 of 8 catfish ranging from small to medium sized and from calm … Read more

Bronze Corydoras

Caresheet: Bronze Corydoras | Corydoras Aeneus

The bronze Corydoras (Corydoras aeneus, also sometimes referred to as Green Corydoras) is one the most well-known and popular species of Corydoras that can be found in aquarium stores. They are available in many color variations, like black and albino, and are easy and fun fish to keep. Keep reading for everything you need to know … Read more

Pygmy Cory

Caresheet: Pygmy Cory | Corydoras Pygmaeus, Hastatus, Habrosus

If you’re in search of a schooling fish with adorable looks that are also peaceful, fun to watch, and can live in fairly small aquariums, look no further! Corydoras pygmaeus, C. hastatus, and C. habrosus, better known collectively as pygmy Corydoras, tick all these boxes. These small fish make a perfect choice for any community … Read more

Blackwater Aquarium

Blackwater Aquarium Setup: A Complete Tank Guide

If you love the idea of creating a natural look for your aquarium, you might want to know more about how to set up a blackwater tank. Blackwater biotopes are more challenging to create and manage than a regular setup, being more on par with reef or marine tanks. However, once your blackwater tank is … Read more

Apisto

Apisto Species, Care, and Breeding Guide 

Apistogramma or apistos are one of the most popular tropical freshwater fish species in the hobby! Apistos are more commonly known as dwarf cichlids. These are small beautiful fish that are a great choice for experienced aquarists. Even better, apistos come in a whole range of different species. This guide provides an overview of these … Read more

Bolivian Rams

Bolivian Rams: A Complete Care Guide

If you have a tropical fish tank and you’re looking for a peaceful, colorful fish to add to your collection, the Bolivian Ram might be a species to consider. These fish are pretty shy and won’t hassle other fish or invertebrates in your tank, making these beautiful fish an ideal addition to an established community … Read more

Monte Carlo Aquarium Plant

Monte Carlo Aquarium Plant Care Guide

The Monte Carlo plant is an extremely popular carpeting plant that does well in moderately-lit, freshwater, tropical fish tanks. This plant is beginner-friendly and has a very fast growth rate, quickly spreading across the bottom of the tank to create a beautiful, brilliant green carpet. You can also grow the Monte Carlo plant as an … Read more

Gardneri Killifish

Gardneri Killifish

If you’re looking for a colorful fish ideal for a small to medium-sized tank, then the Gardneri Killifish (Fundulopanchax gardneri) could be perfect for you. In this guide, we explain how to care for these beautiful little freshwater community fish and provide you with information on the best tank mates and environment to keep them … Read more

Trapdoor Snail

Japanese Trapdoor Snail Care Guide

If you have a tropical community tank, you might want to consider including a few Japanese Trapdoor aquatic snails in your setup. Whether you’re an experienced fish keeper or a newbie to the aquarium hobby, these tiny snails will make an excellent choice for you. These freshwater snails are low-maintenance, easy to look after little … Read more