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Zebra Danio Caresheet
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Caresheet: Zebra Danio | Danio rerio

The zebra danio fish is a spirited and entertaining freshwater species that are inexpensive and great for any beginner aquarium hobbyist. Reaching a maximum size of 2 inches, this hardy fish brings excitement to small setups. Keep reading for everything you need to know…

January 16, 2017
firemouth cichlid
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Firemouth Cichlid (Thorichthys meeki) Care Sheet

With hundreds of different cichlid species to choose from, it can be a little difficult to narrow down the perfect one for your tank. The firemouth cichlid is a type of semi-aggressive cichlid from Central America whose brilliant fiery colors match its sometimes territorial…

July 3, 2020
Dojo Loach Care Guide
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Dojo Loach Loach (Misgurnus anguillicaudatus) Care Guide

Forget watching the news, the dojo loach will let you know when it’s going to rain instead! These fascinating fish are one of the most common loach species to come across in aquarium stores and have some of the most interesting behaviors and personalities.…

June 24, 2020
honey gourami
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Honey Gourami: Golden-Colored And Peaceful Species

The Honey gourami is one of many different gouramis, and a school of these pretty little golden fishes can make a lovely addition to a peaceful community tank. Gouramis are generally straightforward to care for and are a good choice for a beginner to…

June 22, 2020
Scarlet Badis
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Scarlet Badis (Dario dario) Care Sheet

The scarlet badis is the perfect centerpiece for a nano aquarium as they are brightly colored and full of personality. These fish are very small and relatively easy to care for, but special attention will need to be given to make sure that they…

June 14, 2020
Rasboras
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Rasboras: Our Top Four Aquarium Species

Rasbora species have quickly infiltrated the aquarium hobby and become some of the most popular fish due to their small size, peaceful demeanor, low aquarium care, and schooling behavior. Most species remain under 5 inches (12.7 cm) and can be housed with an assortment…

June 14, 2020
Ropefish
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Ropefish (Erpetoichthys calabaricus) Care Sheet

Are you struggling to decide between getting a pet snake or a fish? Then you’ve come to the right place! The ropefish is the closest thing you can get to a pet aquatic snake! These nocturnal fish are a piece of history, with relatives…

June 4, 2020
African Butterflyfish
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African Butterfly Fish (Pantodon buchholzi) Care Sheet

The African butterfly fish is truly unlike any kind of fish you’ve probably seen before. These odd-looking carnivorous fish will need slightly more attention than most other tropical freshwater fish, and they will do their best in a tank that is planned and arranged…

May 21, 2020
Serpae Tetra
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Serpae Tetra {Hyphessobrycon eques} Care Guide

The Serpae tetra is a brightly colored, attractive tropical freshwater fish that’s a favorite with many aquarists. These fish are very easy to care for, making them a great choice for the beginner who wants a small, long-lived fish that’s hardy, tolerant of a…

May 19, 2020
Bloodfin Tetra
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Bloodfin Tetra (Aphyocharax anisitsi) Care Sheet

If you’re looking to start a freshwater aquarium, you might want to consider something a little different from the typical neon tetra. Bloodfin tetras are just as hardy and bring their own type of beauty to the tank with their large striking silver bodies…

May 18, 2020
Rainbowfish Family
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The Rainbowfish Family (Melanotaeniidae)

With close to 100 different species of rainbowfish discovered, there is a lot to be learned from these little colorful fish! Many of these species have been adorned by the fishkeeping hobby due to their easy care and active behavior as well as the…

May 18, 2020
15 Gallon Fish Tank
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15-Gallon Fish Tank Perfect For Beginning Aquarists

A 15-gallon fish tank is a perfect size for you if you’re new to fishkeeping, and you want to invest in a starter tank. A tank that size enables you to keep a small selection of fish and invertebrates while showing you how to…

May 17, 2020
Black Skirt Tetra
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Black Skirt Tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi) Care Sheet

One of the most common species you’re likely to come across–and maybe one of the reasons you may have gotten into the fishkeeping hobby in the first place–is the black skirt tetra. These fish have a beautiful and simple natural coloration but have also…

May 12, 2020