chromobotia macracanthus

Caresheet: Clown Loach | Chromobotia macracanthus

Juvenile clown loaches can be found for sale in almost any aquarium store. Their contrasting black and orange stripes and their tendency to snack on nuisance snails make them a popular beginner’s choice, but they are actually on the list of the 8 worst beginner aquarium fish!   Keep reading to find out everything you need … 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

pangio kuhlii

Caresheet: Kuhli loach | Pangio kuhlii

Kuhli loaches are one of my personal favorite tropical aquarium fish species and for a good reason! They are a fun and peaceful fish to watch and easy to keep, which means they’re a great choice for beginners and experienced freshwater aquarists. Keep reading for everything you need to know about kuhli loach care and … Read more

african dwarf frog care

Caresheet: African dwarf frog | Hymenochirus genus

African dwarf frogs from the Hymenochirus genus are a small aquatic frog species. Their size and silly look have made them popular in the aquarium hobby, but unfortunately, there is still a lot of misinformation about their requirements. Keep reading for everything you need to know about African dwarf frog care and keeping African dwarf … Read more

bumblebee goby

Caresheet: Bumblebee goby | Brachygobius spp.

Gobies from the Brachygobius genus, better known as bumblebee gobies, are small bottom-dwelling aquarium fish species featuring a bee-like yellow and black striped pattern. This species may not be the best choice for most community aquariums and requires a tank set up with brackish water. So why keep bumblebee gobies then? As any aquarist who … Read more

Wondering how to keep your angelfish happy and healthy? Head over to the angelfish caresheet for the basics. #aquariums

Angelfish Care & Info For Aquarium Lovers

You’ve probably seen some little adorable angelfish at your local fish store; they can be blue, orange, gold, or just about any other color variation, and could make a great addition to your freshwater aquarium. In order for them to thrive and get along with the other fish in your aquarium, there are a few … Read more

Zebra Danio Caresheet

Caresheet: Zebra Danio | Danio rerio

The zebra danio fish is a spirited and entertaining freshwater species that are inexpensive and great for any beginner aquarium hobbyist. Reaching a maximum size of 2 inches, this hardy fish brings excitement to small setups. Keep reading for everything you need to know about zebra danio care and keeping them in your own aquarium. … Read more

faunus ater

Caresheet: Black devil snail | Faunus ater

Tired of searching for an aquarium snail that doesn’t produce babies by the hundreds? Nervous about Sulawesi snail care requirements? The solution is here. Faunus ater, also known as the black devil snail, is a large aquarium snail that doesn’t reproduce in freshwater. Also, it looks awesome! The ideal choice if you’re looking for an interesting … Read more