Housing Monsters, some thoughts on keeping these tank busters in your home aquarium

Whether you did this on purpose or by accident, you suddenly find yourself in possession of a fish with a the nick name "tank buster". Congratulations you own a monster. Is...

Step by step start up. Setting up your freshwater tropical fish tank

The Nitrogen Cycle Continued.Here are the actual cycling numbers of my current home aquarium. They are presented in a graph form so you can see the natural progression of the bacterial...

Herbert Axelrod’s Rainbowfish, Melanotaenia herbertaxelrodi – Care & Stats

  Detailed species profile Family: Melanotaeniidae Species: Melanotaenia herbertaxelrodi Common Name: Axelrod's Rainbowfish, Yellow Rainbowfish, Lake Tebera Rainbowfish. Size: 3½ in (9 cm) Habitat: S.E. ASIAN ISLANDS: Mainly from the Lake Tebera basin in the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. Min Tank...

Kissing Gourami, Helostoma temminckii Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

          Helostoma temminckii   Overview: One of the widely available aquarium fish, the kissing gourami has been around for many years. Although often sold as a community fish they can be quite aggressive and get...

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,...

Purple Passion Danio, Rose Danio, Danio roseus Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

This profile was written by Bunny an active contributor to the site.     Danio roseus   Overview: A tiny fish perfect for nano tanks. D. roseus males put on a show during spawning season, brightening up...

Glowlight danio, Danio choprae Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

This profile was written by Bunny an active contributor to the site.     Danio choprae   Overview: A tiny danio with an aurore of brilliant colors and almost psychedelic patterning! Ruby reds, mustard yellows, smoky blues...these...

Dwarf danio, Dwarf spotted danio, Danio nigrofasciatus Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

This profile was written by Bunny an active contributor to the site.       Danio nigrofasciatus   Overview: A truly beautiful fish with the benefits of multiple danios combined...stripes, spots and a fine net of dorsal scales...

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,...

Melanotaenia herbertaxelrodi, the Axelrodi Rainbow, Axelrod’s Rainbow, Lake Tebera Rainbow Profile – Care, Maintenance...

This profile was written by GunMan an active contributor to the site.           Melanotaenia herbertaxelrodi   Overview: The Axelrodi Rainbow is a peaceful schooling fish who enjoys some sunlight! Quick stats: Listed tank sizes are the minimum Size: 3½ in...

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