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honey gourami
The Honey Gourami (scientifically known as Trichogaster Chuna) is a species of small tropical fish that belongs to the popular Gourami family. Honey Gouramis are not as popular as Dwarf Gouramis due to the fact that their colourings tend to look bland and boring in a retail environment, and few people know enough about them to know that their...
Convict Cichlid Care
Also known as Zebra Cichlids, the Convict Cichlid is a species of fish that is incredibly popular in the fish keeping hobby due to their low care requirements, and their beautiful coloring. Perfect for beginner aquarists, the Convict Cichlid is a relatively small fish that will grow up to around 6 inches in length for males, and around 4...
Pictus Catfish
Catfish are one of the most sought after freshwater aquarium fish for beginners setting up a new home aquarium. One of the most common species of catfish you will find in aquariums all across the globe are the Pictus Catfish. Naturally found in shallow flowing waters of the Orinico and Amazon Rivers, these small catfish are pretty easy to...
bristlenose pleco care
The Bristlenose Pleco. One of the most popular species of Pleco fish you will find in home aquariums all over the globe. Also known as the Bushy nose Pleco, these easy to care for tropical freshwater fish are perfect for beginner aquarists, and advanced aquarists alike. Most commonly found in the Amazon river basin of South America, the Bristlenose...
Keeping fish is an accepted hobby, and one of the most popular ones at that. Keeping frogs, on the other hand, is something that has only risen in popularity over the last few years. African Dwarf Frogs are one of the most popular aquatic frogs in the hobby nowadays, and what once was a rare sight, is now incredibly...
One of the most common freshwater fish in the aquarium hobby today, and quite often the most unusual, is the Black Molly. Unlike the other types of Molly fish available in the fish keeping hobby, the Black Molly gets the majority of it’s traits as a result of captive breeding, and you would struggle to find one in the...
One of the most popular freshwater fish in the fishkeeping hobby today is the Zebra Danio (Scientific name: Danio Rerio). Originating from several places in central Asia, such as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar, the Zebra Danio is a very peaceful, and beautiful looking fish who will be a welcomed addition to any community tank. Also commonly referred...
There are several different types of protein skimmers available in the fish keeping hobby today, and they all have their own distinct advantages and disadvantages. If you have done your research, and you have decided that a hang on protein skimmer is the one you want, then here are the 5 best HOB protein skimmers on the market. If you...
Algae Eating Fish
Although algae can look good when kept in small quantities, it’s easy to spread out of control if you don’t keep it in check. Introducing algae eaters into your freshwater aquarium, as well as making sure your aquarium filtration is up to scratch, can help to prevent your tanks algae production from becoming an eye sore. There are a...
One of the best fishes you can include in your aquarium set-up is the Tiger Pleco. It has brown stripes that cover all parts of its body down to its fins. Its eyes are also striped with a pattern resembling that of the stripes on its head. Being territorial, this fish loves peace and quiet and prefers staying at...