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Pictus Catfish
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Pictus Catfish (Pimelodus pictus) Care Sheet

While the common pleco (Hypostomus plecostomus) is one of the most popular bottom feeders available in the aquarium trade, there are a few better options that are more colorful and won’t quickly outgrow your tank. One of these options is the pictus catfish. The…

August 14, 2020
Glass Catfish
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Glass Catfish (Kryptopterus vitreolus) Care Sheet

Meet one of the few catfish that won’t stay at the bottom of your tank: the glass catfish. These fish are truly one of the most unique species available in the aquarium hobby due to their completely transparent bodies and free-swimming behavior. While they…

July 3, 2020
Raphael Catfish: Care Guide For The Striped Catfish
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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…

April 10, 2020
Sterbai Cory: How To Care For This Catfish Species
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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…

February 13, 2020
Cory Catfish
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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…

October 9, 2018
otocinclus catfish
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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…

July 14, 2018
Aquarium Catfish
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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
Guppy Grass
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Guppy Grass

When picking out the right submerged plants for your private aquarium, there are a few factors you’ll want to consider. Guppy grass will make you and your fish very happy for a lot of reasons.  Guppy grass, also known as Najas guadalupensis (the scientific…

August 11, 2021
Freshwater Stingray
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Freshwater Stingray Care Guide

If you’re an experienced aquarist and you’re looking for something different and undoubtedly impressive to add to your collection, the freshwater stingray might be a species to consider. Rays can be challenging to keep and are expensive to buy, so be sure to do…

July 30, 2021
Low Maintenance Fish
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15 Low Maintenance Fish For Your Tank

Fishkeeping is a wonderful hobby that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, from kids to seniors. Although every fish species and tank setup requires a regular maintenance schedule to keep the environment clean and safe for your fish, some fish species are…

July 6, 2021
Expensive Fish
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21 Most Expensive Fish In The World

Fishkeeping is an incredibly popular hobby, with roughly 139 million freshwater aquarium fish kept as pets in the US alone.  Most hobbyists start by keeping freshwater fish because they’re generally less expensive than their pricier marine counterparts. But what’s the most you’d pay for…

June 17, 2021