Bristlenose Pleco: Food, Lifespan, Types and Tank size

Bristle pleco for 20 gallon fish tank

Ancistrus also known as bristlenose pleco is a genus of nocturnal freshwater fish in order Siluriformes family Loricariidae, native to South America and Panama freshwater habitats. In the aquarium trade, fish of this genus are common where they are known as bushynose or bristlenose catfish. They are often referred to as bushynose or bristlenose plecos … Read more

Kuhli loach: size, care, temperature and tank mates

Kuhli loaches

The kuhli loach also known as ‘Pangio kuhlii’ is a small freshwater eel-like fish that belongs to the loach family (Cobitidae). They come from Indonesia and from the Malay Peninsula. This creature that looks like a snake is very slender and nocturnal. The kuhli loach can be very reclusive in an aquarium, and when startled, … Read more

Oscar fish -Food, lifespan, tank mates, feeding and colors

Black oscar fish

The oscar fish also are known as Astronotus ocellatus is a cichlid family fish species known under a wide range of different names, including tiger oscar, velvet cichlid, and cichlid marble. In tropical South America where the species resides naturally, A. Specimens of ocellatus are often found on local markets for sale as food fish. … Read more

Clown Pleco fish: complete care

Panaqolus maccus which is also called as clown pleco is one of the small, striped loricariid species most commonly found in the fish keeping hobby. This species is well adapted to life in aquariums. They aren’t too hard to spaw.  As it is a wood-eating fish, it should always be provided with enough driftwood in … Read more