Arrowhead Puffer, Tetraodon suvattii – Care & Stats

Detailed species profile         Family: Tetraodontidae Genus & Species: Tetraodon suvattii Common Name: Arrowhead Puffer Size: Up to 4.5 inches. (11.5 cm) Habitat: Asia: Mekong river basin. Min Tank Size: 30 gallons (long form – 36”). Diet: Crustaceans, small fish, mollusks, worms. Behavior: Lurking predator. Water: Freshwater, pH 6.5 - 7.5,...

Care sheet and information on Cichla Temensis – Peacock Bass

      Photo courtesy of Aqualand pets plus  Are you a fan of BIG fish? Got a BIG tank to put 'em in? Well how about the Peacock Bass. Since captive adults can easily exceed...

Hara jerdoni the Anchor Catfish, Asian Moth Catfish, Asian Stone Cat, Dwarf anchor Catfish,...

This profile was written by Bunny an active contributor to the site.             Hara jerdoni   Overview: Seen from above, Hara jerdoni's long, thin body and great, arching pectoral fins resemble a ship's anchor, giving this...

Glowlight Tetra,Hemigrammus erythrozonus – Care & Stats

Detailed species profile         Family: CHARACIDAE Species: Hemigrammus erythrozonus Common Name: Glowlight Tetra Size: 2 in (5 cm) Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Essequibo River. Min Tank Size: 10 gallons or larger for schools. Diet: Omnivorous, feeds on plant matter, crustaceans, worms, small insects, will accept most flake...

Red tail black shark, Epalzeorhynchus bicolor Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

      Epalzeorhynchus bicolor Formerly Labio Bicolor   Overview: Not really a "shark" But with the shape of the dorsal fin the name became obvious. The striking color contrasts makes this one of the most sought after...

Pomacea Bridgessii, Apple snail Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

This profile was written by Debbs an active contributor to the site.           Pomacea Bridgessii   Overview: When one hears about snails in an aquarium you think pest, but the apple snail can be one of...

Adonis, Lepidarchus adonis – Care & Stats

Detailed species profile         Family: ALESTIDAE Species: Lepidarchus adonis Common Name: Adonis, Jellybean Tetra Size: Up to .75 inches (2 cm) Habitat: AFRICA: South of Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire in small coastal basins. Min Tank Size: 10 gallon. Diet: Omnivorous, will accept flake frozen or live. Behavior: Peaceful,...

Three-Striped Dwarf Cichlid, Apistogramma trifasciatum – Care & Stats

  Detailed species profile         Family: CICHLIDAE Species: Apistogramma trifasciatum Common Name: Three-Striped Dwarf Cichlid Size: 2 in (5 cm) Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: streams and rivers in Paraguay and southwest Brazil. Min Tank Size: 20 gallon or larger recommended. Diet: Omnivorous, flake frozen and live. Behavior: Peaceful. Water: Temperature 75-81°F (24-27°C),...

Texas Cichlid ,Herichthys cyanoguttatus – Care & Stats

Detailed species profiles       Family: CHICLIDAE Species: Herichthys cyanoguttatus Common Name: Texas Cichlid Size: Up to 12" (30 cm) Habitat: North America: Lower Rio Grande drainage in Texas, USA and south to northeastern Mexico . Min Tank Size: 48 inches (75 gallon for pair) Diet: Carnivorous,...

Synodontis notata the Domino Synodontis, Domino Syno, Onespot Squeaker, One-spot Synodontis – Care, Maintenance...

This profile was written by Bunny an active contributor to the site.           Synodontis notata   Overview: These stunning fish resemble dominoes with one or more distinct black spots on their light-colored sides. Some fish may...

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