Chili Rasbora

Chili Rasbora (Boraras brigittae) Care Sheet

Don’t blink fast or you’ll miss these tiny little fish! Chili rasboras are one of the smallest fish available in the aquarium trade, which makes them a very desirable addition to a nano tank. Their size, peaceful behavior, colorful bodies, and schooling habits make the chili rasbora a minimal yet beautiful addition to the aquarium! … Read more

Rasboras

Rasboras: Our Top Four Aquarium Species

Rasbora species have quickly infiltrated the aquarium hobby and become some of the most popular fish due to their small size, peaceful demeanor, low aquarium care, and schooling behavior. Most species remain under 5 inches (12.7 cm) and can be housed with an assortment of fish, invertebrates, and plants. But which species of this colorful … Read more

Galaxy Fish

Galaxy Rasbora: Care Guide For The Attractive Species From Hopong

The Galaxy Rasbora is a very attractive, plump little fish that’s easy to care for and makes a great addition to a nano tank or beginner aquarist’s community setup. These attractive fish are known by several different names, and that can cause confusion when you’re shopping for additions to your collection. In this guide, we … Read more

Pearl Danios

Pearl Danios: Your Complete Care Guide

One of the plainer-looking danio species, the pearl danio, can make a great addition to aquariums lacking in activity. These top-swimming fish are easy to keep and get along with most other community fish. They are also the perfect choice for aquarists interested in spawning different freshwater species. Keep reading to find out everything you … Read more

Freshwater aquarium sharks

The 10 Best Freshwater Aquarium Sharks for Tanks of All Sizes

There might not be any true freshwater shark species, but many tropical fish resemble their more fearsome marine counterparts. The freshwater aquarium hobby is home to many fish with a shark name. Each of these species has its own tank and care requirements, and most are kept in schools. Some species are beginner-friendly, while others require … Read more

Monte Carlo Aquarium Plant

Monte Carlo Aquarium Plant Care Guide

The Monte Carlo plant is an extremely popular carpeting plant that does well in moderately-lit, freshwater, tropical fish tanks. This plant is beginner-friendly and has a very fast growth rate, quickly spreading across the bottom of the tank to create a beautiful, brilliant green carpet. You can also grow the Monte Carlo plant as an … Read more

Java Loach

Java Loach: Ultimate Care Guide

Ever heard of a Java Loach? This fish, also known as the Black Kuhli Loach, is rarely heard about in the aquarium hobby, though it is very similar to its cousin, the Kuhli Loach (Pangio kuhlii), and they are often kept together in similar setups. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know … Read more

Gardneri Killifish

Gardneri Killifish

If you’re looking for a colorful fish ideal for a small to medium-sized tank, then the Gardneri Killifish (Fundulopanchax gardneri) could be perfect for you. In this guide, we explain how to care for these beautiful little freshwater community fish and provide you with information on the best tank mates and environment to keep them … Read more

Gold Tetra

Gold Tetra

Every tropical fish keeper is almost sure to have kept at least one tetra species at some point in their hobbyist journey. With so many kinds of tetras to choose from, it can be hard to know which to choose. In this guide, we look at the Gold tetra. These little fish are not the … Read more

Trapdoor Snail

Japanese Trapdoor Snail Care Guide

If you have a tropical community tank, you might want to consider including a few Japanese Trapdoor aquatic snails in your setup. Whether you’re an experienced fish keeper or a newbie to the aquarium hobby, these tiny snails will make an excellent choice for you. These freshwater snails are low-maintenance, easy to look after little … Read more

Otocinclus Vestitus

Otocinclus Vestitus Care Guide

Otocinclus, or Otos as they’re affectionately known to many hobbyists, can make an interesting and useful addition to tropical, freshwater community aquariums. In total, there are 19 species of Otocinclus, but in this article, we’re focusing on Otocinclus vestitus, the little catfish characterized by the dark stripe on its back. Read this guide to find … Read more

Zebra Otocinclus

Zebra Otocinclus Care Guide

If you want a small, peaceful, bottom-dwelling fish and proven algae eater for your fish tank, then the Zebra otocinclus (Otocinclus cocama) might be what you’re looking for. These sweet little fish make an unusual addition to a freshwater aquarium, but they do have a reputation of being difficult fish to keep.  In this guide, … Read more

Best Tropical Fish Food

The 7 Best Tropical Fish Food Options

As well as providing them with the correct environment, a high-quality, balanced diet is absolutely crucial for your fish’s health. But with such a mind-boggling range of tropical fish foods out there, how do you know what to choose? In this guide, you can learn what to look for in the best tropical fish foods … Read more

Albino Cherry Barb

Albino Cherry Barb Care Guide

The Cherry Barb (Puntius titteya) is an active fish and one of the most popular barbs in the hobby. These fish are relatively undemanding and easy to keep, making them excellent beginner fish for a peaceful community aquarium.  So, if you’re a new hobbyist to the aquarium trade looking for a nice addition to your … 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