Tropical fish breeding, a quick overview of the types and guidelines for success

General Guidelines For Breeding Most aquarium fish are breed commercially for retail sale. Breeding your own fish is one of the most rewarding aspects of the hobby. Most of the fish available...

The Barbs, Danios and Rasboras

Quick Care Sheets Detailed profiles   Overview: They are in the largest order of fresh-water fish, with over 2000 species. The Barbs and Danios are popular schooling fish for the community aquarium. Most come from...

Tetras, basic information on their care and upkeep

Quick Care Sheets Detailed profiles     Overview: This group contains some 1,500 species which are located throughout the subtropical and tropical zones of Africa and the Americas. Next to the livebearers, they are the most...

Cichlids an overview

Quick Care Sheets Detailed profiles   Overview: Most Cichlids come from Africa and South and Central America, with a few species found in Asia and North America. Cichlids inhabit the most varied of waters, ranging...

Gourami Spawn breeding

   The following is taking from the sites message board it describes in pictures and text the spawning of Caths (a registered member of the sites message board) gouramies. Way to go...

Care sheet and information on Cichlasoma salvini, Salvin’s Cichlid

        A beautiful jewel from southern Mexico, Cichlasoma salvini is perhaps inch for inch and ounce for ounce, the most aggressive and pugnacious little cichlid ever to inhabit an aquarium. Some die...

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...

Blackgullet cichlid – Care sheet and information on Thorichthys pasionis

  One of my favorite cichlids, T. pasionis is surely one of the most beautiful to inhabit the rivers and lagoons of lowlands of the Atlantic Slope in Central America. Though the...

Hemichromis letourneauxi, Jewel cichlid – Care sheet and information on Hemichromis letourneauxi

        I'll begin the series with a wonderful West African 'jewel', Hemichromis letourneauxi. This not often seen cichlid is found sporadically throughout the Nilo-Soudanian region, an area which exhibits a high degree...

Rainbow fish, a guide to their care and upkeep

  Quick Care Sheets Detailed profiles     Overview: Although the title is Rainbow fish the information here will generally apply to four different families, except for their distribution they all have so much in common...

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