Harlequin Shrimp

Harlequin Shrimp (Hymenocera picta) Care Sheet

The harlequin shrimp might be one of the most beautiful saltwater invertebrates currently available in the aquarium hobby. While these shrimp do well in community and reef tank settings, their selective diet makes them slightly more difficult to keep than other marine shrimp. However, if you’re struggling with an Asterina starfish problem, then a harlequin shrimp might … Read more

Kenya Tree Coral Care

Kenya Tree Coral Care Guide

The Kenya Tree Coral is believed to be one of the easiest corals to keep in the saltwater aquarium hobby. Although this soft coral doesn’t demand a lot of light and can tolerate imperfect water parameters, the Kenya Tree Coral grows incredibly fast and has been known to become a nuisance if left uncontrolled. Keep … Read more

Albino Rainbow Shark

Albino Rainbow Shark Care Guide

If you want an unusual, beautiful freshwater fish to add to your collection, you might want to consider the albino rainbow shark (Epalzeorhynchos frenatum). In this care guide, we tell you everything that you need to know about this perennial aquarium favorite. What’s in a name? The rainbow shark is known by many names, including: … Read more

Blue Cichlid

Blue Cichlid (Sciaenochromis Fryeri) Care Sheet

The blue cichlid, also commonly known as the electric blue cichlid, can be easily mixed up with other cichlids from the same genus. However, this fish is an African cichlid all of its own and has some slight differences from the other similar fish found in Lake Malawi. Luckily, the care requirements don’t differ too … Read more

platy fish

Platy Fish (Xiphophorus sp.) Care Sheet

Platy fish are probably one of the most recognizable freshwater community fish in the hobby, but did you know that there are several species and colors of this fish? In general, all species of Xiphophorus are extremely easy to keep and a favorite for hobbyists that are just starting to breed freshwater fish. This article … Read more

fahaka pufferfish

Fahaka Pufferfish (Tetraodon Lineatus) Care Sheet

The Fahaka pufferfish is an intelligent fish that makes a wonderful pet and can even be taught to take food from your hand. These creatures are one of the cutest in the hobby with their brilliant orange eyes, smiling expression, and strange, bumbling way of swimming, and they are one of the few species of … Read more

strawberry hermit crab

Strawberry Hermit Crab (Coenobita Perlatus) Care Sheet

As an aquarium hobbyist, you may already know that there are many species of marine hermit crab available for your saltwater tank. But did you know that only one family of hermit crabs is officially known as land hermit crabs? These terrestrial crawlers look a lot like the species kept in saltwater aquariums but have … Read more

Loach Catfish

Loach Catfish Care Guide

Did you know that loaches are a type of catfish?  Yes, these slimy and snake-like fish are very closely related to catfish, which makes their aquarium care and maintenance pretty similar. If catfish aren’t your preferred fish, then there are tons of tropical loach species that you could add to your aquarium. Keep reading to … Read more

Fighting Conch

Fighting Conch: Complete Care Guide

Struggling with a dirty sand bed in your saltwater aquarium? The Fighting Conch is a very popular addition to the marine aquarium for keeping substrates clean and overturned. However, its heavy dependence on the sand bed also, unfortunately, limits some hobbyists from adding them to their tanks. Keep reading to find out everything you need … Read more

Orange Peacock Cichlid

Orange Peacock Cichlid Care Guide

Orange Peacock Cichlids are among some of the more peaceful varieties of this popular species. If you’re looking for colorful, sociable fish to add to your collection, these attractive fish are certainly worth considering. Read this guide to find out more about these beautiful fish, including how to care for and breed them. Orange Peacock … Read more

Convict Cichlid

Convict Cichlid {Amatitlania Nigrofasciata} Care Guide

The Convict cichlid could be just what you’re looking for if you have a community of aggressive or semi-aggressive species, and you want another fish to add to your collection. Despite their reputation for aggression, Convict cichlids are extremely easy to care for and can be suitable for a well-informed beginner, especially if kept in … Read more

GloFish Danio

GloFish Danio (Danio Rerio) Information & Care Sheet

GloFish® danios are not artificially dyed or cruelly injected with colors. Instead, these fish are the result of genetic testing that has led to their bright fluorescent color assortment. If you plan on getting one of these fish, it’s important to know how to properly take care of it as their attractive colors have often … Read more

dragon puffer

Dragon Puffer (Tetraodon Palembangensis) Care Sheet

The dragon puffer, also commonly known as the humpback puffer, is unlike any other freshwater fish you’ve seen before. These fish are not commonly found in the aquarium hobby and require a pretty specific setup. Their camouflaged appearance can make them blend into natural aquascapes, but their personality definitely comes through when they’re ready to … Read more

gold inca snail

Gold Inca Snail (Pomacea Bridgesii) Caresheet

The Gold Inca snail is also known as the Mystery snail. These aquarium snails are members of the Apple snail family, of which there are thought to be in excess of 100 species. Apple snails don’t generally eat your plants, preferring to graze on your tank glass and aquarium decorations, foraging for algae. If you … Read more

Foxface Rabbitfish Care

Foxface Rabbitfish: Our Complete Care Guide

Foxface rabbitfish are interesting fish. They don’t really look like any other fish in the marine aquarium hobby, and they have some interesting behaviors.  If you’re an intermediate saltwater aquarium keeper, then a foxface rabbitfish might be the next best addition to your tank. Just don’t get too close to those venomous spines! Keep reading … Read more