Butter Bream, Diamondfish, Diamond Moonfish, Fingerfish, Kitefish, Malayan Angel, Monos, Mono Argentus, Moonfish, Sea...

This profile was written by Bunny an active contributor to the site.           Monodactylus argenteus   Overview: This stunning fish uniquely adapts to increasing salinity over its lifetime. It is born in brackish estuaries and migrates...

Aphyocharax rathbuni the Green Fire Tetra Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

This profile was written by Lizon an active contributor to the site.   Aphyocharax rathbuni Overview: A great schooling fish of six or more. A hardy fish but known fin nipper to fish with long...

Kribensis, Pelvicachromis pulcher Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

          Pelvicachromis pulcher   Overview: Perhaps the most widely know of the riverine African cichlids, the krib is a fine addition to any species tank. Not a large cichlid and peaceful for the species the...

Lombardoi, Maylandia lombardoi, Metriaclima lombardoi – Care & Stats

Detailed species profile       Family: CICHLIDAE Species: Maylandia lombardoi (Metriaclima lombardoi) Common Name: Kennyi Size: 5 in (13 cm) Habitat: AFRICA: Endemic to Lake Malawi, Mbenji Island area. Min Tank Size: Nothing smaller than a 55 gallon. Diet: Omnivorous, Flake frozen and live. Algae suppliments. Behavior: Aggressive Water: 73 -...

African Knifefish, Xenomystes nigri – Care & Stats

Detailed species profile       Family: Notopteridae Species: Xenomystus nigri Common Name: African Knifefish Size: Up to 12 inches (30cm) Min Tank Size: 55 gallon. Habitat: Africa: Widely distributed in the Nile, Chad, Niger, Ogowe and Congo river basins. Diet: Carnivore, Live foods, such as small fish,...

Honey Gourami Trichogaster (Colisa) chuna Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

Trichogaster (Colisa) chuna Overview: Colorful and timid the Honey gourami is more demanding than most and is best kept with slow peaceful species. Once established they will add a splash of color seldom...

Narrow White Band, Tropheus duboisi Karilani – Care & Stats

  Detailed species profile     Family: CICHLIDAE Species: Tropheus duboisi "Karilani" Common Name: Narrow White Band Size: 5 in (13 cm) Habitat: AFRICA: Algae-covered rocks of Lake Tanganyika. Min Tank Size: Nothing smaller than a 30 gallon. Diet: Omnivore, Flake frozen or live. Supplement with algae wafers. Behavior: Territorial...

Corydoras tukano, the C064 cory – Care & Stats

  Additional species photographs Detailed species profile         Family: Callichthyidae Species: Corydoras tukano Common Name: C064, Asher Cory, Bumblebee Cory Size: Up to 1.8 inches (4.5 cm) Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Brazil, Rio Tiquié, upper Rio Negro basin. Min Tank Size: 20 gallons (75 liters) or larger. Min...

Celebese Rainbow, Marosatherina (Telmatherina) ladigesi Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

          Marosatherina (Telmatherina) ladigesi   Overview: A very beautiful aquarium fish. They are demanding on the quality of the water, but once established can be very hardy. Provide the proper tankmates for this seldom seen...

White Cloud Mountain Minnow, Tanichthys albonubes Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

          Tanichthys albonubes   Overview: Not really a "tropical fish" in the true sense of the word, the white cloud still finds a niche in our tanks. Once called "the poor mans neon" they deserve...

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