Blood Parrot Fish

Blood Parrot Fish Care Guide And Profile

If you love cichlids and you’re looking for another variety to add to your collection, you might want to consider the blood parrot fish. But are blood parrots aggressive? Can blood parrot fish live alone, or do they do best in a cichlid community tank? You’ve got all the questions, and we have all the … Read more

Vampire Crab

Vampire Crab Care Guide And Profile

If you don’t want to restrict your fishkeeping hobby to only fish, you might fancy taking on a few unusual invertebrates instead, maybe in a separate tank. When you mention invertebrates, most people assume you’re talking about shrimp. But in this guide, we introduce the vampire crab. These small, beautiful crustaceans are taking the hobby … Read more


Oranda Goldfish Complete Care Guide

Did you have a pet goldfish when you were a kid? Many of us did, but that fish was likely nowhere near as exotic or downright weird-looking as the oranda fancy goldfish.  In this guide, we introduce you to the beautiful oranda and include top tips and advice on how to keep this peaceful fish happy and … Read more

Bichir Care Guide

Bichirs Care Guide: Popular Types And Their Behavior

If you’re looking to add a very unusual resident to your aquarium and you have a big setup, you might want to consider one of the species of Bichir that are available in the aquarium trade. Bichirs are sometimes referred to as “prehistoric” or “dinosaur” fish because of their weird, ancient look and bizarre behavior. … Read more

Ultimate Care Guide For Pinnatus Batfish

Ultimate Care Guide For Saltwater Creatures: Pinnatus Batfish

If you’re looking for a truly eyecatching specimen to add to your marine aquarium and you’re an experienced hobbyist, you might want to consider the Pinnatus batfish. In this article, we explain how you can keep one of these stunning, fascinating creatures in your home aquarium. So, if you’re up for a challenge, read on! … Read more

Ultimate Care Tips For Banana Eels

Ultimate Care Tips For Banana Eels

An eel might not be your first choice when it comes to choosing a new fish for your marine tank. However, if you are an experienced hobbyist, and you’re looking for something different, one of these unusual, eye-catching creatures might be worth considering if you can find one available to buy. In this comprehensive guide, … Read more

Texas Cichlid

Texas Cichlid: Care Guide For A Large Freshwater Species

If you have a large freshwater setup and you’re looking for an impressive specimen that’s sure to be a conversation starter, you might want to check out this guide to the Texas cichlid. These are big fish, and they can be aggressive, so we don’t recommend one of these big bruisers for inexperienced hobbyists who … Read more

Rosy Red Minnows: Care Sheet For The Variant Color Species

Rosy Red Minnows: Care Sheet For The Variant Color Species

Rosy red minnows are feeder fish. Feeder fish are primarily used as food for larger species, and they are bred specifically for that purpose. However, these pretty, active little fish can make a good addition to a tropical display tank too. In this article, we look beyond the minnows’ unfortunate fate as a fast-food item … Read more

Dragon Eel

Dragon Eel: Care Guide for Health, Tankmates, and More

If you have a very large marine aquarium and you’re looking to add a truly spectacular specimen to your collection, look no further than the Dragon Eel. Here’s a guide to keeping this menacing-looking creature in your home tank. If you dare! Enter the Dragon! The Dragon Eel is a species of Moray that belongs … Read more

Peacock Eel Care Guide

Peacock Eel (Macrognathus siamensis) Care Sheet

The peacock eel is a perfect mix between a bichir and a loach and can get along with most large tropical fish. They will need a soft substrate for burrowing and a decent-sized tank to allow them to fully grow to their potential length. However, they are not much harder to keep than most other … Read more

Electric Blue Acara

Electric Blue Acara (Aequidens pulcher) Care Guide

The Electric Blue Acara is an absolutely stunning freshwater fish that makes a great centerpiece for any tropical aquarium setup. The good news is that these fish are not only beautiful to look at, but they are also relatively easy to care for too. Although these fish are cichlids, they don’t have the aggressive temperament … Read more

Powder Blue Gourami

Powder Blue Gourami (Trichogaster Lalia Variation) Care Sheet

The powder blue gourami is a very popular variation of the dwarf gourami due to its vibrant color and small size. These fish are relatively hardy and perfect for beginner and experienced hobbyists alike as they don’t need much space in the aquarium and have easy care requirements. While they are an easy species, it … Read more


Catshark Species (Scyliorhinidae Family) In Your Aquarium

While you may have seen sharks at the public aquarium before, you might not know that you can get some of these same sharks for your home aquarium, in particular, catsharks! Before you impulse buy a shark though, make sure to take a few months familiarizing yourself with their requirements as they can be much … Read more

Congo Puffer

Congo Puffer (Tetraodon miurus) Care Sheet

Most pufferfish are known for their bold personalities and beautiful colorations. The Congo puffer is no exception and is becoming an increasingly popular species within the freshwater aquarium hobby. Like other pufferfish, the Congo puffer does best in a tank by itself; this can be boring for some hobbyists, but any puffer-keeper knows that these … Read more

Iridescent Shark

Iridescent Shark (Pangasionodon hypophthalmus) Care Sheet

Have a big tank or pond and looking for a monster freshwater fish to fill it out? The endangered iridescent shark could be the right species for you. The iridescent shark is a large river fish that needs lots of open water and room to grow to mature size. Because of their space demands, many … Read more