How To Fish Mate

How Do Fish Mate: Mating Age, Seasons, And More

If you’re a keen hobbyist, you may have considered breeding from your stock. Many fishkeepers, especially betta enthusiasts, enjoy studying the genetics of a particular species and trying to create new and exciting variations of the fish. In this guide, we take a look at how to fish mate and reproduce. You may be surprised … Read more

Most Beautiful Fish

12 of the Most Beautiful Fish You Can Have in Your Aquarium

Our world is described as the “Blue Planet.” And when you consider that 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered with water, that’s no surprise. So, hundreds of thousands of fish live in our oceans, rivers, lakes, and other bodies of water. Many of these fish are incredibly beautiful, and some can be kept in … Read more

Datnoid

The Datnoid: Everything You Need To Know About This Asian Fish

If you’re looking for something a little bit different to add to your aquarium, you might want to consider the striking, predatory Datnoid. So, what exactly is a Datnoid? Can these fish live in a community tank? And can you breed these exciting fish in a home aquarium? Keep reading to learn everything you need … Read more

Exotic Freshwater Fish

14 Exotic Freshwater Fish for Your Aquarium

Your home fish tank is suitable for so much more than tetras and goldfish! There are many gorgeous, exotic freshwater fish you can keep in your aquarium that are bound to fascinate and impress visitors to your home. Read this guide to discover some beautiful exotic freshwater fish you can keep in your home tank. … Read more

Aggressive Fish

12 Aggressive Fish Species You Can Keep at Home

Although you might initially shy away from keeping aggressive freshwater fish species in your aquarium, some of the feistiest fish are also the most popular. So, what makes aggressive fish so popular? And are aggressive species more challenging to keep than peaceful ones? Read this guide to learn the twelve aggressive fish species we actually recommend … Read more

best place to buy fish online

Best Place To Buy Fish Online: A Complete Guide 

The Covid-19 pandemic has revolutionized the aquarium fish trade. Many local fish stores were forced to close their doors or have limited stock, making online fish stores the more convenient and accessible source for a large selection of freshwater and saltwater fish and invertebrates.  Just like in person, where you shop online matters. Price and … Read more

betta fish laying on side

Betta Fish Laying On Side: Causes And Solutions 

Have you recently looked in your aquarium to find your betta fish laying on its side at the bottom of the tank? Though this isn’t expected behavior, it’s not necessarily a bad one either. There are a few reasons why your betta fish might be laying on its side, like age, sickness, or water quality, … Read more

Best Koi Food

The 7 Best Koi Foods That Will Help Your Fish Thrive

Koi are a hugely popular pond fish that can add style and interest to your garden. You need to feed your Koi a high-quality diet for them to thrive, grow, and breed, and that’s where we can help. In this guide, we’ve checked out seven of the best commercially produced Koi foods on the market. … Read more

fish tank odor eliminator

Fish Tank Odor: How Do I Eliminate that Smell?

Does your fish tank stink? A foul aquarium smell is a problem that you need to address immediately. The good news is that the problem causing the odor is usually pretty simple to fix and prevent. Read this guide to determine what causes fish tank odors and how to fix and prevent them. Is A … Read more

my fish keep dying

Why Do My Fish Keep Dying? 12 Common Causes & Solutions

Unfortunately, dying fish is a common problem that newbies to the fishkeeping hobby often encounter. So, why do your fish keep dying and what can you do to prevent that from happening? Read this informative article to find out what causes the unexplained loss of fish in tropical fish tanks and to learn how to … Read more

Do Fish Sleep With Their Eyes Open

Do Fish Sleep With Their Eyes Open?

If you’re a newbie to owning fish, you might be wondering if your fish sleep. Do fish sleep with their eyes open? Should you turn your fish tank lights out at night?  Read this guide to learn what happens to your fish and other aquatic livestock while you’re fast asleep at night. Do Fish Sleep? … Read more

Red Sea Clownfish

Red Sea Clownfish: Profile And Care Guide

Clownfish are just about the favorite choice of marine fish for those at the start of their journey in the saltwater aquarium hobby.  These fish are fun to watch, beautiful, and relatively straightforward to care for, making them a good option for a beginner.  Of course, the Nemo movies have fuelled the demand for these … Read more

Mickey Mouse Platy

Mickey Mouse Platy Fish Care Guide

Almost every tropical fish hobbyist is guaranteed to have kept platy at some time or another. But one variety of platy that you might not have come across so far in your aquarist journey is the Mickey Mouse Platy. These quirky fish are easy to care for and add a touch of bright color and … Read more

Java Loach

Java Loach: Ultimate Care Guide

Ever heard of a Java Loach? This fish, also known as the Black Kuhli Loach, is rarely heard about in the aquarium hobby, though it is very similar to its cousin, the Kuhli Loach (Pangio kuhlii), and they are often kept together in similar setups. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know … Read more