Kissing gourami: A fish that breathes from the air

Kissing gourami, also known as kissing fish, is a firm favorite with many experienced fish hobbyists because it is so intriguing. This unique pink kissing fish is the only species in...

Diamond Tetra: The Unlikely Silver Beauty of Freshwater Aquariums

The Diamond Tetra is one of the most underrated Tetra fish known to the hobby today. This small, silvery beauty is stockier than other types of Tetras and is often overlooked...

Copeina Guttata: A Fish With a Fascinating Reproductive Process

The Copeina guttata or Red-spotted tetra is a unique characin. This tiny, captivating fish is found in swamps and shallow riverbanks throughout most of the Amazon Basin. The Red-Spotted Copeina Tetra is...

Lake Tebera Rainbowfish: A Spectrum of Color in Your Aquarium

Lake Tebera Rainbowfish, also known as Melanotaenia Herbertaxelrodi or Axerlrod’s Rainbowfish, is a beautiful yellow golden fish coveted by many fishkeepers because of its pleasing aesthetic looks. This article talks about...

Yellow Jacket Cichlid: Fish That Make Your Tank Beautiful

Yellow Jacket Cichlid, scientifically known as Parachromis friedrichsthalii, is a Central American species of cichlid. It has physical similarities with other members of the species, especially P. managuensis and P. motaguensis....

Bucktooth Tetra: A Scale-Eating Characin From the Amazon

Fishkeepers are drawn to the Bucktooth Tetra (aka Exodon Paradoxus) species despite its fierce reputation. In truth, the Bucktooth Tetra isn't at all recommended for beginner hobbyists because its nature and...

Hemigrammus Pulcher: A fish with a brilliant red iris

Hemigrammus pulcher or the Garnet tetra is a lovely little tetra. It is popular with fish enthusiasts since it is a sturdy breed that is an excellent addition to a novice...

Scarlet Badis: The Striking Micro Predator of Nano Aquariums

The Scarlet Badis is a fascinating freshwater fish that thrives in nano tanks or species-dedicated aquariums. Its orange stripes and silvery hues make it an enchanting addition to any fish keeper’s...

Gold Nugget Pleco, Baryancistrus sp (L 081) – Care & Stats

Detailed profile         Family: L oricariidae Species: Baryancistrus sp (L 081) Common Name: Gold Nugget Pleco Size: Up to 8" (20 cm) Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Amazon River system including the Amazon, Xingu and Iriri rivers. Min Tank Size: At least 55 gallons for adult. Note: The "L"...

Pearl Danio, Danio albolineatus Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

This profile was written by Bunny an active contributor to the site.     Danio albolineatus   Overview: An elegant, visually-stunning and easy to care for fish. The ideal community fish, schooling peacefully among small catfish, livebearers,...

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