How to Grow and Care for Green Star Polyps

How to Grow and Care for Green Star Polyps

If you’re a beginner to the reef aquarium hobby, Green Star polyps are a great starting point and can add color and movement to your setup. These corals attach to rocks and other hard surfaces, resembling a beautiful field of waving phosphorescent grass once the colony is established. In this guide, we give you all … Read more

How to Care for Bright Colored Endlers Livebearers

How to Care for Bright Colored Endlers Livebearers

Endlers livebearers, scientific name Poecilia wingei is a brightly colored freshwater fish that is similar in looks to the common guppies that are readily available from fish stores and pet shops. These popular small fish add a glorious splash of color and activity to a freshwater community tank and are extremely easy to keep and … Read more

The Need to Know's of a King Betta

The Need to Know’s of a King Betta

Betta fish, also known as Siamese Fighting fish, are popular with hobbyists for their beautiful finnage and dazzling colors. There are over 73 varieties of betta, including the King betta and Giant betta, which are often confused. In this article, we introduce you to these amazing swimming jewels and tell you how to give your … Read more

Caring For and Removing Bubble Algae

Caring For and Removing Bubble Algae

Bubble algae, the scientific name Ventricaria ventricosa, is also known by its common names “sea pearl” and “sailor’s eyeballs.” In a wild environment, the species is widespread and is often found on mangrove roots and attached to living rock. This form of algae is also an unsightly nuisance that can find its way into reef … Read more

How to care for Hygrophila in your aquarium

How to care for Hygrophila in your aquarium

Living aquarium plants give an aesthetic appeal to your setup, as well as providing hiding and spawning places for fish and helping to improve water quality by removing waste products and oxygenating the tank. In this guide, we take a look at some of the tropical aquarium plant species in the popular Hygrophila family. These … Read more

How to Best Care for a Yellow Lab Cichlid

How to Best Take Care of a Yellow Lab Cichlid

If you’re considering adding Malawi cichlids to your collection or you want to add an injection of color into an existing Mbuna tank, a Yellow Lab cichlid must be high on your list. In this article, we introduce this stunning fish whose striking electric yellow and blue coloration outshines even the most impressive marine species. … Read more

Sterbai Cory: How To Care For This Catfish Species

Sterbai Cory: How To Care For This Catfish Species

The Corydoras catfish is just about the most popular species of tropical freshwater fish that’s found in home aquariums right around the world. These attractive little fish are easy to care for, making them perfect for the beginner hobbyist, and there are over 200 species of Cory to choose from, including the Sterbai Cory. What … Read more

Best Aquarium Coffee Table To Satisfy Any Home

Best Aquarium Coffee Table To Satisfy Any Home

If you love fishkeeping, you’ll love the idea of having a stunning aquarium table as a focal point in your home. In this guide, we discuss the practicalities of keeping a coffee table aquarium, as well as highlighting some of the best products currently out there on the market. What is an aquarium coffee table … Read more

Golden Wonder Killifish

The Ultimate Care Guide For Golden Wonder Fish

These days, you’ll find Killifish for sale in most fish stores. The Golden Wonder Panchax is the aquarium-created strain of the striped Aplocheilus lineatus or Indian Striped Panchax. In its natural form, the Wonder Willifish can reach up to four inches in size and is popular because of its interesting coloration. Although the Golden Wonder … Read more

Freshwater Seahorse: How to Care for the Non-Marine Species

Freshwater Seahorse: How to Care for the Non-Marine Species

The freshwater seahorse is actually an urban myth. Seahorses are generally marine fish, although a few varieties can survive in brackish rivers. These fish are not available in seahorse sales and are not suitable for life in an aquarium environment. You often see a pet seahorse described as a “hippocampus,” which derives from the Greek … Read more

How To Care For A Black Orchid Betta

How To Care For A Black Orchid Betta

Male betta fish, also known as Siamese Fighting fish, come in a dazzling range of stunning colors and finnage varieties, making one of these spectacular fish the perfect addition to a community display tank. Of all the colors of bettas that are widely available, the black orchid betta is among the most popular and sought … Read more