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Convict Cichlid
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Convict Cichlid {Amatitlania Nigrofasciata} Care Guide

The Convict cichlid could be just what you’re looking for if you have a community of aggressive or semi-aggressive species, and you want another fish to add to your collection. Despite their reputation for aggression, Convict cichlids are extremely easy to care for and…

July 30, 2020
Blue Crayfish
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Blue Crayfish {Procambarus Alleni} Care Guide

If you’d like to keep a truly beautiful creature and you fancy the idea of owning something a little bit different from the run-of-the-mill tropical fish that your friends have, how about a Blue crayfish? Blue crayfish are pretty easy to care for, and…

July 24, 2020
Silver Dollar Fish
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Silver Dollar Fish {Metynnis Argenteus} Care Guide

The Silver Dollar is one of the most recognizable fish that you’ll see for sale in fish stores. These fish are quite hardy, and they aren’t especially challenging to care for. That being said, you will need a fairly sizeable aquarium of at least…

July 20, 2020
Paradise Fish
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Paradise Fish Care Guide: Tropical and Colorful Species

The Paradise fish is one of the very first tropical fish that were brought to Europe in the 1800s and is responsible for bringing many hobbyists into the fish keeping world. If you’re looking for a small, attractive fish that’s exceptionally hardy and easy…

July 20, 2020
Shubunkin
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Shubunkin Care Guide: Spotted And Colored Goldfish

Goldfish are a perennially popular pet with both adults and kids alike, and Shubunkins with their variegated colors are easily the favorite variety of these super-cute, beginner-friendly fish. But there’s more to the mysterious Shubunkin than just pretty colors! In this article, we take…

July 16, 2020
Bichir Care Guide
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Bichirs Care Guide: Popular Types And Their Behavior

If you’re looking to add a very unusual resident to your aquarium and you have a big setup, you might want to consider one of the species of Bichir that are available in the aquarium trade. Bichirs are sometimes referred to as “prehistoric” or…

July 10, 2020
aquarium gravel filter
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Undergravel Aquarium Filter: Top 5 Most Effective Cleaners

Whether you have a 125-gallon reef tank or a 5-gallon betta tank, you need a filter system if you’re going to enjoy healthy, long-lived fishes. How so? Well, all living creatures produce waste products. Those waste products, together with decomposing plant matter, leftover food,…

July 2, 2020
Sparkling Gourami
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Sparkling Gourami {Trichopsis Pumila} Care Guide

The Sparkling gourami is a beautiful, lively little fish that can make a great addition to a peaceful community aquarium. These fish are relatively straightforward to care for, too, making them ideal for beginners. Although seldom seen in the home aquarium, Sparkling gouramis can…

June 24, 2020
what do crabs eat
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What Do Crabs Eat? Algae, Protein, And More

If you’re wondering whether crabs make excellent pets, you’ll need to know how to care for them, including how to feed them. Several species of freshwater crabs can be kept as pets, but in this guide, we focus on the hermit crab. So, what…

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
Yoyo Loach
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Yoyo Loach: Care Guide For The Beautiful And Communal Creatures

The Yoyo loach makes a great addition to a community tank, being playful, beautiful, and helpful to the aquarist thanks to its scavenging habit. Although these loaches are pretty hardy, we don’t recommend them for complete beginners, as they need pristine water conditions. Also,…

June 18, 2020
Congo Tetra
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Congo Tetra {Phenacogrammus interruptus} Care Guide

Of the many varieties of tetras, the Congo tetra is perhaps the most overlooked when it comes to the aquarium. These beautiful little fishes have luminescent colors all across their body and make a spectacular sight swimming in a large shoal in any community…

June 16, 2020
freshwater eel
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Freshwater Eel: Families, Species, Care, And More

If you fancy keeping something a little bit different from the usual tropical fish and invertebrates that you see in most home aquariums, you might like to consider keeping freshwater eels. In this guide, we provide an overview of how to care for freshwater…

June 15, 2020