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Guppy Grass
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Guppy Grass

When picking out the right submerged plants for your private aquarium, there are a few factors you’ll want to consider. Guppy grass will make you and your fish very happy for a lot of reasons.  Guppy grass, also known as Najas guadalupensis (the scientific…

August 11, 2021
Freshwater Stingray
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Freshwater Stingray Care Guide

If you’re an experienced aquarist and you’re looking for something different and undoubtedly impressive to add to your collection, the freshwater stingray might be a species to consider. Rays can be challenging to keep and are expensive to buy, so be sure to do…

July 30, 2021
Peacock Gudgeon
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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…

July 30, 2021
Pipefish
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Pipefish Care Guide

If you’ve ever seen seahorses at the aquarium, you might have also seen some odd-looking skinny fish along with them. These are pipefish and are a very popular fish to keep in the home aquarium! Pipefish are very difficult to keep and are only…

July 29, 2021
Discus Fish
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Discus Fish Care Guide

Discus are some of the most beautiful fish available in the freshwater aquarium hobby. Still, they are also some of the most challenging. With a little bit of research and the proper setup, anyone can have a stunning tank filled with discus. These fish…

July 22, 2021
Low Maintenance Fish
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15 Low Maintenance Fish For Your Tank

Fishkeeping is a wonderful hobby that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, from kids to seniors. Although every fish species and tank setup requires a regular maintenance schedule to keep the environment clean and safe for your fish, some fish species are…

July 6, 2021
Blue Hippo Tang
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Blue Hippo Tang (Paracanthurus Hepatus) Caresheet

The Blue Hippo tang makes a stunning addition to a large marine aquarium. Several species of surgeonfish or tang are called Blue Hippo tangs, such as the Powder Blue Tang (Acanthurus leucosternon) from the Indo-Pacific region and the Blue tang (Paracanthurus hepatus) that’s found…

July 2, 2021
Best Canister Filter
Aquarium equipment

Best Canister Filter

If you have a large tank and don’t want a box filter spoiling your view, you might want to consider a canister filter. If you keep a densely planted tank or one with fish species that produce a lot of waste, a canister filter…

May 11, 2021
Japanese Trapdoor Snail
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Japanese Trapdoor Snail Profile And Care Guide

Aquarium snails can make useful, surprisingly attractive, and interesting additions to a freshwater fish tank. The peaceful creature quickly gets busy as an algae eater and clears up general detritus, plant debris, and uneaten food from the substrate.  While there’s plenty to say about aquarium…

May 11, 2021
Red Arowana
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Red Arowana Care Guide

To keep big, ancient-looking red arowanas, you would need a huge freshwater tank or spacious pond. However, even if you could afford to buy one of these prehistoric, endangered creatures (and the tank needed to keep it), you would be breaking the law if…

May 3, 2021
Badis Badis
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Badis Badis Profile And Care Guide

The strangely-named badis badis is a small yet beautiful fish that has the remarkable ability to change colors depending on its mood. These interesting creatures are easy to care for and can make a good choice for a beginner who is looking to add something…

April 15, 2021
Best Nano Aquarium
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Best Nano Aquarium: Our Top 6 Picks

If you long to keep fish but don’t have a lot of space for a big fish tank, don’t despair! Why not consider keeping a nano aquarium?  First off…what is a nano aquarium? Are these tanks harder to look after than full-sized ones? What…

April 5, 2021
Redcap Oranda
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Redcap Oranda Fancy Goldfish Profile And Care Guide

Most hobbyists began their lifelong fishkeeping obsession as kids with a pet goldfish.  But, those goldfish were most likely a comet, or common, goldfish rather than one of the more exotic fancy varieties. These types of goldfish are relatively easy to keep, which makes them good…

March 22, 2021
Best Aquarium Bacteria Supplement
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Best Aquarium Bacteria Supplement

If you’re just starting up a new aquarium system, all the various information about the water cycle and nitrogen cycle plus the processes of different beneficial bacteria can get to be a little confusing. In short, aquarium bacteria supplements will introduce the necessary microorganisms…

March 22, 2021