Axolotl Tank

Axolotl Tank Keeping Guide

Axolotls are unusual and fun pets to own. These cute little critters are lively and curious, even interacting and engaging with their owners. But is an Axolotl a fully aquatic animal, or do they need to live in a terrarium with a solid landmass and dense plantings? And are Axolotls fish, reptiles, or amphibians? Keep … Read more

Butterfly Peacock Cichlid

Butterfly Peacock Cichlid Care Guide

Although some kinds of cichlids have a reputation for being aggressive fish, Butterfly Peacock Cichlids are benign creatures that are one exception to that rule. So, if you want a colorful, peaceful fish to add to your tank, you might want to consider the Butterfly Peacock Cichlid. Read this comprehensive guide to learn how to … Read more

Sarasa Comet Fish

Sarasa Comet Fish Care Guide

If you have a garden pond, you might be wondering what fish to stock. Goldfish are the obvious choice! These fish are descended from wild carp, so they do very well in an outdoor pond setting. Goldfish are also less expensive than Koi, which are also not as easy to care for as traditional goldfish. … Read more

Helostoma temminckii in aquarium

The 8 Worst Beginner Fish

A lot of the most popular fish available in pet- and aquarium stores are surprisingly bad choices for beginners, and some of the least noticed species are actually very easy to care for. This can get very confusing, especially with most stores not being too helpful. This is why I compiled a list of some … Read more

Peacock Gudgeon

Peacock Gudgeon Care Guide

A peacock gudgeon. Have you ever heard of it? That’s okay! Many hobbyists have never heard of this small, colorful fish before, even though they’re one of the most beautiful fish species available.  It turns out, these gorgeous fish are perfect for smaller planted tanks and generally easy to care for in the long run. … Read more

Acan Coral

Acan Coral: Our Complete Care Guide

Acan corals are an understated coral. They are easy to care for and can bring intense colors to the lower portions of the tank. Many designer varieties are available that can go for hundreds of dollars, though acan coral care is relatively basic in a well-established reef aquarium. Keep reading to find out everything you … Read more

Eastern Box Turtle

Eastern Box Turtle Care Guide

If you’ve always kept fish, you might not have ever considered taking home a turtle. The eastern box turtle is a very popular pet that will be with you for decades. Though this species isn’t exactly the best for beginners, their care is relatively simple once a proper setup has been arranged. Keep reading to … Read more

What Do Fish Do All Day

What Do Fish Do All Day In Your Aquarium?

You come home from work or school, fix yourself something to eat, and sit down to relax for the evening. All the while, your fishy friends follow your every move, watching you from behind the viewing panes of their fish tank.  So, you feed your fish. Maybe you sit and observe your pets’ behavior as … Read more

Paludarium

Paludarium: The Best Of Both Worlds

Tired of keeping fish tanks? Need to get away from water for a bit? Why not try something like a paludarium that combines the best of both worlds? Paludariums combine a wide variety of aquatic and terrestrial environments, usually used to house fish, reptiles, amphibians, and even birds! Keep reading to find out everything you … Read more

Fungus Eating Fish

7 Fungus Eating Fish To Add To Your Tank

Did you ever notice white fungus growing over the wooden decorations and plants in your fish tank?  Fungus won’t harm the fish life in your setup, but it doesn’t look nice in your aquarium, spoiling the hard work and effort you put into aquascaping your setup. However, don’t despair! There are quite a few ways … Read more

Expensive Fish

21 Most Expensive Fish In The World

Fishkeeping is an incredibly popular hobby, with roughly 139 million freshwater aquarium fish kept as pets in the US alone. Most hobbyists start by keeping freshwater fish because they’re generally less expensive than their pricier marine counterparts. But what’s the most you’d pay for a fish? Twenty or thirty dollars, perhaps? How about thousands of … Read more

Fish & Facts All About The Ocean

Fish & Facts: All About The Ocean

Introduction It’s part of human nature to be drawn to the unknown and unexplored, so it’s no wonder that so many of us are fascinated and intrigued by the ocean. The color blue brings a feeling of calm, tranquility, quiet, and reflectivity. It’s no wonder, considering how much of the earth’s surface is dominated by … Read more

Snowball Pleco

Snowball Pleco Care Guide

When you think of snowballs, the idea of a small mound of frozen water in your winter glove may come to mind – especially if you’re about to throw one at a friend or family member. Or maybe you think of a fluffy, all-white cat. But there’s also a tiny catfish with the snowball name … Read more

125 Gallon

125 Gallon Aquarium: Our Top 3 Choices

One of the first things you’ll be told when starting an aquarium is: bigger is better. But how big is big enough? After 75 gallons (283.9 L), the next most common aquarium size is usually 125 gallons (473.2 L). A 50 gallon (189.3 L) difference between the two might not seem like a lot, but … Read more

Stocking Five Gallon Fish Tank

Best Ways To Stock A Five-Gallon Fish Tank

If you’re thinking about setting up a 5 gallon (18L) aquarium, it’s easy to get confused by the conflicting information spread around the internet and by aquarium stores. What are the best fish for a five-gallon fish tank? How many fish should you get? Can you put plants in? Keep reading for everything you need … Read more