Porcupine Puffer

The Porcupine Puffer: Singular, Intriguing, and Captivating

Most aquarium fish cannot be described as cute or endearing. However, the porcupine puffer fish, or blowfish as it is sometimes also known, does fit both those labels. Hobbyists love these weird-looking fish for their big personalities and strange appearance, but does the porcupine puffer have a place in a marine community or reef tank, … Read more

Congo Puffer

Congo Puffer (Tetraodon miurus) Care Sheet

Most pufferfish are known for their bold personalities and beautiful colorations. The Congo puffer is no exception and is becoming an increasingly popular species within the freshwater aquarium hobby. Like other pufferfish, the Congo puffer does best in a tank by itself; this can be boring for some hobbyists, but any puffer-keeper knows that these … Read more

fahaka pufferfish

Fahaka Pufferfish (Tetraodon Lineatus) Care Sheet

The Fahaka pufferfish is an intelligent fish that makes a wonderful pet and can even be taught to take food from your hand. These creatures are one of the cutest in the hobby with their brilliant orange eyes, smiling expression, and strange, bumbling way of swimming, and they are one of the few species of … Read more

dragon puffer

Dragon Puffer (Tetraodon Palembangensis) Care Sheet

The dragon puffer, also commonly known as the humpback puffer, is unlike any other freshwater fish you’ve seen before. These fish are not commonly found in the aquarium hobby and require a pretty specific setup. Their camouflaged appearance can make them blend into natural aquascapes, but their personality definitely comes through when they’re ready to … Read more

leopard puffer

Leopard Puffer (Tetraodon Nigroviridis) Caresheet

Puffer fish are characterful creatures that are sure to capture your heart, and the Leopard puffer is a particularly attractive variety. In this guide, we take a closer look at the delightful Leopard puffer so that you know what you’re taking on if you choose to bring one of these cuties home from the fish … Read more

Mbu Puffer: The Need To Know's

Mbu Puffer: All The Need To Know’s

The pufferfish is a species that you may come across in specialist fish stores. If you’re tempted to take one of these aquatic oddities home with you, you’ll need to know more about how to keep them in the aquarium. There are over 150 species of pufferfish altogether, all of which belong to the Tetraodontidae … Read more

Caresheet Amazon Puffer Colomesus Asellus

Caresheet: Amazon Puffer | Colomesus Asellus

Freshwater pufferfish are what we refer to as ‘oddballs’ in the aquarium hobby: the many species of pufferfish, both marine, and freshwater don’t seem to fall neatly into any of the regular fish categories. Colomesus asellus, also known as the Amazon puffer, is even more of an oddball species than other puffers. Unlike its very … Read more

tetraodon biocellatus

Figure 8 Puffer: A Complete Profile And Care Guide

Pufferfish are known for their fun and boisterous personalities in the aquarium hobby, making the figure 8 puffer a popular choice for beginners and more advanced hobbyists. This smaller species of puffer is extremely popular and can bring life and excitement to tanks that might not have a large floorplan. Though their size requirements are … Read more

freshwater puffer fish

Freshwater puffer fish | 6 true freshwater puffers!

Freshwater puffers are gaining popularity in the aquarium hobby, and for good reason: they are a very intelligent and incredibly fun fish to keep. Unfortunately, there is still quite a bit of confusion out there about which species of puffer belongs in freshwater and which only do well in brackish aquariums, which often results in … Read more

Dwarf Puffer – Species Profile And Care Guide

The freshwater dwarf puffer might not be the ideal fish for a community tank setup, but its cute looks and fascinating behavior make setting up a special tank just for the fish well worth it.  In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about caring for dwarf puffer fish.  Origins and Habitat … Read more

Frogspawn Coral

Frogspawn Coral: Facts and Tips About This Beautiful Species

Frogspawn coral is a stunning large polyp stony coral species that’s incredibly popular with reef aquarium hobbyists. This coral looks gorgeous and is pretty straightforward to care for, making it a great choice for beginners and experienced marine tank keepers alike. Read this guide to learn more about this beautiful coral, discover how to care … Read more

Clown Triggerfish

Clown Triggerfish: Exciting, Beginner-Friendly Aquarium Fish

Clown triggerfish are a striking species known for their vibrant coloring and unusual behaviors. These gorgeous fish can make an excellent addition to a tropical marine aquarium with appropriate companion fish. Despite being highly aggressive and territorial, Clown triggers are pretty easy to care for and are considered beginner-friendly, provided you have a tank large … Read more

fish from finding nemo

Identifying the Fish From Finding Nemo – Our Fun Guide

If you’ve ever watched Finding Nemo, you’ve probably wondered which fish species the characters are based upon in real life. It turns out that the animators at Pixar really did their homework in researching marine fish for the movie, making their depictions appear amazingly similar to their real-life counterparts. But while the fish in the … Read more

fish with teeth

Fish With Teeth: Nature at Its Most Fascinating

Nature has evolved an incredible diversity of tooth adaptations in fish, from anglerfish with bioluminescent lures to sharks with serrated teeth. Each fish species’ unique dentition enables the creature to thrive in its environment and suits a diverse range of feeding habits and behaviors. In this guide, we introduce 19 amazing fish species with terrifying teeth. … Read more

fish with big eyes

Fish With Big Eyes: Discover 14 of Nature’s Aquatic Marvels

There are many species of fish to choose from, including many with quirky looks that are bound to catch the eye. Some have bright colors, fantastic fins, or strange body shapes; the choice for hobbyists is mindboggling! In this guide, we introduce 14 types of fish that have bigger eyes than average. Now, that’s sure … Read more