Cherry barb: Complete care and guide- 2020

Cherry barb appearance

Cherry Barb are brightly colored fish and among their family’s most popular. Aquarians of all levels adore their bright colors and the nature of schooling.  They are hardy fish that makes these fish perfect for beginners or experts. However, if Read More …

Rope fish: Complete care, price, tank size and mates

rope fish

The rope fish with its eel-like look attracts those who want a change from ‘normal’ fish.  They ‘re peaceful carnivores with other large, peaceful fish getting on well. That makes them great for only tanks and community aquariums of both Read More …

Vampire crab: Complete care, tank mates, size and setup

vampire crab

Vampire Crab are one of the most stunning creatures in captivity that you can hold. Their unique colors are something you need to trust!  But there are a few things you should know first if you want one for yourself. Read More …

Bala shark: Care, lifespan, food and tank mates

bala shark appearance

The Bala Shark is a relatively large Southeast Asian native freshwater fishery.  This beautiful looking fish would add up to lots of freshwater aquariums and its temperament is guaranteed to make it a great tank mate for your other fish.  Read More …

Convict cichlid fish: Complete care, lifespan and breeding

convict cichlid appearance

The convict cichlid also is known as Amatitlania nigrofasciata is a fish species of the Cichlidae family, originally from Central America, also known as the cichlid of the zebra. Convict cichlids are popular aquarium fish and were also the subject Read More …

Ember tetra: Complete care, lifespan, tank size and mates

Ember tetras appearance

The Ember Tetra is an eye-catching fish that will illuminate any aquarium and its temperament makes it a great choice for any community tank.  Tropical fish have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their striking appearance and playful Read More …

Jack Dempsey fish: Care, lifespan, breeding and tank mates

Appearance of jack dempsey fish

Jack Dempsey fish is a cichlid species that is widely distributed throughout North and Central America (south of Mexico to Honduras). Here is a fun fact: “Its common name refers to its aggressive nature and strong facial characteristics, similar to Read More …

Firemouth cichlid: care, breeding, tank mates and size

Firemouth cichlid appearance

Firemouth cichlid also known as Thorichthys meeki is a native Central American species of cichlid fish. They occur in Yucatan Peninsula rivers, Mexico, south through Belize and north into Guatemala.  Their habitat is usually shallow, slow-moving, often turbid, water with Read More …