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Alison Page

Rummy Nose Tetra

Rummy Nose Tetra: Care Guide For The Uniquely Colored Fish

The Rummy Nose tetra is a brightly colored, peaceful schooling fish that’s a popular member of many communities in aquariums throughout the world. These cute little fishes are easy to care for and will thrive if given the correct conditions and a balanced diet.…

May 28, 2020
Mandarin Goby Care

Mandarin Goby: [Synchiropus splendidus] Full Caresheet

The Mandarin goby is an absolutely stunning, tropical saltwater fish that deserves pride of place in any marine aquarium setting. However, one of these beauties is not suitable for a beginner, as the fish can be difficult to keep in captivity, largely because of…

May 26, 2020
Crowntail Betta

Crowntail Betta: Betta Splendens Family Care Guide

The Crowntail Betta is a truly beautiful fish that’s one of the most popular choices among hobbyists in the U.S. and around the world, largely because of their incredible caudal or tail fin! Crowntails are a variety of Betta splendens. These spectacular tropical fish…

May 21, 2020
Serpae Tetra

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
Electric Blue Acara

Electric Blue Acara (Aequidens pulcher) Care Guide

The Electric Blue Acara is an absolutely stunning freshwater fish that makes a great centerpiece for any tropical aquarium setup. The good news is that these fish are not only beautiful to look at, but they are also relatively easy to care for too.…

May 18, 2020
Fire Eel Care Guide

Fire Eel (Mastacembelus erythrotaenia) Care Guide

If you have a large tropical, freshwater fish tank and you’re looking for something a little different to add to your collection, a Fire eel could be worth considering. However, these fish are not recommended for beginner hobbyists or for those who do not…

May 18, 2020
15 Gallon Fish Tank

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 Ghost Knifefish
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Black Ghost Knifefish: Care Guide For Night Eaters

The Black Ghost Knifefish is an unusual creature that can make a stunning centerpiece in any tropical, freshwater display aquarium. The species has been around in the hobby for many decades and has gained a large following thanks to its elegant, unusual looks, and…

May 12, 2020
2.5 Gallon Fish Tank

2.5-gallon fish tank: Our top six picks for you

Did you know that, according to the National Pet Owners Survey 2019-2020, after cats and dogs, fish are the most popular pet in U.S. households? Watching a sparkling collection of fish swimming around a beautiful, aquascaped aquarium is also proven to reduce stress, lower…

May 11, 2020
Lawnmower Blenny Care Guide

Lawnmower Blenny: The Chameleons Of Aquariums

This little saltwater blenny is a cute, super-cool fish that has a curious, endearing personality and looks that are reminiscent of a miniature chameleon, as he watches you with his orbital eyes. These blennies are very well aware of their surroundings. So much so,…

May 6, 2020