Halfbeak fish, Dermogenys pusilla Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

    Dermogenys pusilla   Overview: Some say this is a nervous fish others that it is a good community fish. They tend to stay near the surface and can jump out of the aquarium if...

Angelfish, Pterophyllum Scalare Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

Pterophyllum Scalare Overview: Perhaps the most popular of the Cichlids the angel can be the showcase of any aquarium. The different color varieties make it one of the most varied species available. Often...

Baryancistrus sp., L177, L081, L018/85 the Gold nugget pleco – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

This profile was written by Claire an active contributor to the site.           Baryancistrus sp., L081   Overview: A very shy, nocturnal but beautiful pleco. If you are looking for an active bottom to your tank...

Pseudomugil gertrudae, the Spotted Blue-eye – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

This profile was written by Bunny an active contributor to the site.               Pseudomugil gertrudae     Overview: The Axelrodi Rainbow is a peaceful schooling fish who enjoys some sunlight! Quick stats: Listed tank sizes are the minimum Size: 1.5 inches...

The Ultimate Spanner Barb Fish Care Guide

If you want your aquarium to become lively without getting chaotic, Spanner Barb, also known as barbodes lateristriga or t-barb, is the perfect fish for you. Everything from the fish’s care...

Jardini Arowana Profile, Scleropages jardini – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

      Scleropages jardini   Overview: One of the giants of the home aquarium, the Jardini Arowana cannot be a casual purchase. Their size and dietary requirements make them a choice for only those willing to...

Zebra Cichlid: Your Guide to Perfect Care, Maintenance and Breeding

The Zebra Cichlid or Metriaclima callainos is a beautiful freshwater species unique to Lake Malawi, one of Africa's Great Rift lakes. This species is also known as the Orange African Cichlid,...

Uaru amphiacanthoides Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

        Uaru amphiacanthoides   Overview: I have been keeping Uaru A. for about a year now, and they have wormed their way into my top three favorite fish. They are very good natured cichlids and...

Ambystoma mexicanum, the Ajolote, Axolotl, Mexican Salamander, Mexican Walking Fish, Mudpuppy, Water Dragon –...

This profile was written by Bunny an active contributor to the site.     Ambystoma mexicanum Overview: Beautiful, unusual, and rare, the Mexican salamander's name in native Aztec translates to “water sprite, water monstrosity, water twin...

Kryptopterus Minor the Ghost Catfish – Care & Stats

Detailed species profile       Family: SILURIDAE Species: Kryptopterus Minor Common Name: Ghost Catfish Size: 2.75 inches (7 cm) Habitat: Asia: Western Borneo. Min Tank Size: 20 gallon for a school. Diet: Finicky, preferring live foods like bloodworms or brine shrimp. Behavior: Timid and peaceful. Schooling, More than 4...

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