Common Beginner Mistakes When Starting a New Aquarium

Beginning hobbyist fish keepers can make some common beginner mistakes when starting a new aquarium. Here are some pitfalls to avoid. Starting Too Small With the availability of mini-aquarium packages, it’s become appealing to go small. However, for beginners, choosing a small aquarium is courting Read More …

Maintaining Proper Water Quality in the Home Aquarium

Maintaining water quality is fundamental to aquarium fish health. Aquarium hobbyists are faced with the unique challenge of maintaining an aquatic environment capable of sustaining life. Poor water quality creates stressful and toxic conditions that weaken even robust fish. Improper growth, lack of coloration, susceptibility Read More …

How to take care of Betta fish

Bettas, also well-known as “Siamese fighting fish”, are popular pets recognized for their aggressiveness, interactivity, low cost for care and maintenance and hardiness. If taken really good care of , Betta fish can prove to be your best friend for up to three to four Read More …

Rosy Barb

The lively Rosy Barb is truly “color in motion” with its metallic rosy cast and continuous swimming! The Rosy Barb Puntius conchonius (previously Barbus conchonius) is one of the most beautiful freshwater fish. This barb has a silvery or coppery-pink color with a green cast along the back, and the Read More …

Tiger Barb

Tiger Barb, Sumatra Barb, Partbelt Barb, Tirger Family: Cyprinidae The flashy Tiger Barb is very energetic, lively, colorful, and fun to watch! The Tiger Barb Puntius tetrazona (previously Barbus tetrazona) is very striking and will enliven and beautify any tank. This species is the largest Read More …

Bristlenose Pleco

Bristlenose Pleco, Bristlenose Catfish, Bushynose Catfish, Jumbie Teta Family: Loricariidae Looking like the proverbial dog that just stuck its mouth in a porcupine, the Ancistrus or Bristle-nose Catfish are a very fascinating and colorful associate of the Loricariidae family of catfish! The Bristlenose Pleco Ancistrus Read More …