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Small freshwater aquarium fish

How To Grow and Breed Fat And Happy Panda Corys

How To Grow and Breed Fat And Happy Panda Corys

Panda Corydoras – Corydoras panda (Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1971)   Tank Requirements The minimum tank size for this species is around 20 gallons for the minimum of 6 individuals. Preferably use a fine substrate of sand or rounded gravel, avoiding the use of...

Caring For The Exotic Spotted Headstander Fish

Caring For The Exotic Spotted Headstander Fish

Spotted Headstander – Chilodus punctatus  (Müller&Troschel, 1844)This amazing picture of the spotted headstander fish is provided courtesy of the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL). The Encyclopedia of Life is hosted by The National Museum of Natural History,...

How To Care For The Peaceful, Beautiful Guppy

How To Care For The Peaceful, Beautiful Guppy

The Guppy is an eye-catching, easy to care for, ornamental fish originally from South and Central America.
Hobbyists have been keeping guppies in aquariums since the early 1900s.
In addition to being attractive, guppies also do an excellent job of controlling water related pests. Guppies have been used to control insects that can carry deadly tropical diseases.
Peaceful and tiny, the male measures up to an inch and a half, while the female can reach up to two and a half inches. Besides size differences, males can have a large colorful tail and more intense body coloration.
Are you captivated by the Guppy’s beauty? Read on…

Zebra Danio Care: Feeding, Growing, and Breeding

Zebra Danio Care: Feeding, Growing, and Breeding

Table of Contents w/ links 1.  Introduction 2.  Use in scientific research 3.  Natural Habitat 4.  The perfect aquarium setup for Zebra Danios 5.  What to feed zebra danios (no it's not pizza) 6.  Breeding Zebra Danios (Hey! A little privacy please.) 7.  Downloadable...

Bristlenose Plecostomus – Raise, Feed & Breed 7 Types

Bristlenose Plecostomus – Raise, Feed & Breed 7 Types

Article Index - Tap or click on any title to be taken directly to that section. 1.  Introduction 2.  Names  -  scientific and common. 3.  Description of the Bristlenose Plecostomus 4.  Distribution and Habitat of the Bristlenose 5. Their Predators 6.  What type of...

Are Green Neon Tetras A Fish You Should Try?

Are Green Neon Tetras A Fish You Should Try?

Article Index Introduction 1.  What do green neon tetras look like and how long will they live? 2.  Where are green neon tetras found in the wild?  3.  What is their natural habitat like? 4.  What fish prey on green neon tetras?  5.  Are there any variations in types...

Guppies – An Illustrated Care Guide

Guppies – An Illustrated Care Guide

Determining the best fish for a particular owner is an entirely individual experience. It depends on subjective things like preferences, tastes, time, budget, commitment and other factors. However, despite this wide range of factors, most aquarium hobbyists agree that...

The 20 Best Freshwater Aquarium Fish For Beginners (With Pictures)

The 20 Best Freshwater Aquarium Fish For Beginners (With Pictures)

Are you a beginner aquarist? Are you going to start an aquarium? If yes, and if this is your first-ever aquarium, then you’re probably wondering what fish to buy. In this article, I will explore a list of the 20 best fish for your aquarium. Fish that you will love and...

8 more fascinating & sometimes very expensive, aquarium fish

8 more fascinating & sometimes very expensive, aquarium fish

Easy is probably not an option with most of these aquarium fish. Expensive, exciting, weird, scary are the real options. Enter at your own risk. Article Index - Clicking on the fish name will take you to that listing. Freshwater Stingray Glass Catfish Golden Gar...