Venustus Hap ( Giraffe Cichlid, Giraffe Haplochromis, Kalingo )

The Venustus Nimbochromis venustus (previously Haplochromis venustus) is a popular aquarium cichlid. This is a big fish that can grow close to 10 inches in the aquarium. The impressive size along with its interesting behavior and handsome color pattern make it a favorite among cichlid Read More …

Livingstoni Cichlid (Livingston’s Cichlid, Livingston’s Hap, Livingstonii)

The Livingstoni Nimbochromis livingstonii (previously Haplochromis livingstonii) is a large handsome cichlid. This fish can reach close to 10 inches (25 cm) in length. Its color pattern is highly contrasting, with prominent dark blotches on a yellow, silver, or bluish background. There is also a 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 …

Albino Cory (Corydoras) Catfish

Albino Cories make good hardy community fish, great for beginners and experienced aquarists alike! The Albino Aeneus Cory Cat comes from the tributaries of the Amazon river and is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger. The Albino variety is mostly white to pink, and has multiple Read More …

Fairy Cichlid

Brichardi Cichlid, Lyretail Cichlid, Princess of Burundi Family: Cichlidae The Fairy Cichlid is enchantingly beautiful and hardy, making it an ideal Tanganyika Cichlid for the beginner! The Fairy Cichlid Neolamprologus brichard (previously Lamprologus brichardi) was one of the initial African cichlids imported for the aquarium Read More …