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Clown Pleco | Panaqolus maccus care & info

Looking for an interesting bottom dweller for your South America style aquarium? The popular bristlenose Pleco (Ancistrus sp.) is nice and all, but did you know there are more small Plecos out there? The wood-eating Panaqolus maccus, also known as the clown Pleco, is…

August 19, 2019
Where do Betta fish live in the wild? And how did they arrive in our homes? This article explains it all.
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Betta fish in the wild | Where do wild Bettas live?

The Siamese fighting fish, better known as Betta splendens or just Betta, is one of the most popular aquarium fish worldwide. Loved by aquarists for its splendid colors, flowing fins and feisty attitude, it’s almost impossible to imagine the aquarium hobby without it. Despite…

July 24, 2019
Wondering how to keep your angelfish happy and healthy? Head over to the angelfish caresheet for the basics. #aquariums
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Angelfish care & info

You’ve seen that little angelfish at your local fish store, and it’s adorable. It could be blue, orange, gold or just about any other color variation, and would fit in great in your fish tank. In order to thrive, and for the health of…

May 26, 2019
Can female Betta sororities work? Find out the truth about keeping multiple female Betta fish together.
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Betta sorority | The ugly truth

If you’re been in the aquarium hobby for a while, you might have come across the term “Betta sorority”. Many aquarists still advocate for keeping multiple female Betta fish together, as they are supposed to be less aggressive than their male counterparts. Is this…

May 6, 2019
Ghost shrimp care & info
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Ghost shrimp | Palaemonetes care & info

When it comes to keeping shrimp, most aquarists lean toward dwarf shrimp, or maybe the diligent Amano shrimp. Ghost shrimp, which are often sold in aquarium stores at a low price as feeders, are often overlooked. If you’re looking for an invertebrate to add…

April 12, 2019
Low light aquarium plants
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9 low light aquarium plants

If you’ve been in the aquarium hobby for a while, you’ll know that all aquarium plants need a source of light to grow and thrive. Not all plants are equal in their lighting needs, though: some need much more than others. Looking to set…

February 5, 2019
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Keeping Cory catfish | 5 adorable Cory species & care tips

If you’re a freshwater aquarist, you’ve probably come across Cory catfish before. The various members of the Corydoras genus are incredibly popular aquarium fish after all, and for good reason. They’ve got everything you want in a fish! Cory catfish are peaceful, suitable for beginners…

October 9, 2018