February 22, 2024
Half Moon Betta Fish

Half moon betta fish are beautiful, active freshwater species that make aquarium life even more enjoyable. Their care needs can be easily met provided that conditions in their tank remain ideal. This species of fish is susceptible to fin rot, but can be avoided through proper tank water parameters and regular cleaning. Feeding Half moon […]

February 21, 2024
Clownfish Species

The clownfish family consists of sea anemonefish. Omnivorous by nature, these marine anemonefish feed on algae as well as small invertebrates such as zooplankton, marine isopods and even cast-off parts from their host anemones. They are sequential hermaphrodites, meaning that they begin life as males but may eventually change gender throughout their lives. The largest […]

February 21, 2024
Why Do Fish School?

There’s something impressive about a school of fish. Hundreds of fish seem to dance in unison, with no leader. But why do they school? Several anti-predator functions have been suggested. One study showed that shoaling reduces the amount of power spent swimming by reducing wasted sideways motion. Another shows that schools allow for more efficient […]

February 20, 2024
Rarest Goldfish Varieties

Goldfish come in various shapes, sizes, colors and markings that attract their owners as they have distinctive appearances and scarcities that attract enthusiasts. Some varieties are highly sought-after by enthusiasts due to their rarity or unique features. These fish tend to cost more to care for due to their larger sizes and higher growth potential, […]

February 20, 2024
Can You Keep Snails With Betta Fish?

Yes, snails can cohabit in an aquarium provided the water quality is properly managed with regular water changes, cleanings and monitoring the parameters of the tank water parameters. Snails do well in similar water conditions to that found with betta fish and can quickly adjust to their new home environment. Furthermore, snails enjoy eating fruits […]

February 20, 2024
The Differences Between Mollies and Platys

Mollies and platies are two of the most beloved aquarium fish species among beginning aquarists, especially among novice aquarists. Both varieties boast vibrant colors, energetic traits, and are easy to breed - yet some misperceptions about these livebearers need to be clarified before setting up your tank. In this article, we'll take a deeper dive […]

February 19, 2024
How to Care For a Clown Peleco

The clown pleco (Panaque maccus) is an exquisite tank fish that requires little maintenance; making it an excellent choice for beginner aquarium owners. But this does not mean they are indestructible - and extra care will go far toward protecting its health and well-being. This armored catfish belongs to the Loricariidae family of South American […]

February 19, 2024
How Big Can Koi Fish Get?

Koi fish are stunning domesticated species that boast vibrant hues. Though small in size, kois have the ability to reach impressive sizes. Many people are curious as to their growth potential and what factors influence it; this article should provide some answers. Koi fish typically reach their full size during adolescence, when their potential to […]

February 18, 2024
Can Mollies and Guppies Live Together?

Mollies are omnivorous fish and will feed on both plant- and meat-based foods. Mollies can easily be kept captive since they enjoy a wide range of live and prepared food options; however, overfeeding could cause their bellies to expand too rapidly, which could have serious health ramifications. Guppies and mollies both require similar conditions in […]

February 17, 2024
African Cichlid Tank Mates

African Cichlids are vibrant, easy-care fish species that make an excellent addition to any home aquarium. While their aggression levels can sometimes exceed other tropical fish species, to keep these active creatures safe they should be housed in an aquarium of sufficient size with enough rocks, hiding spots, and filter systems to make sure they […]

February 16, 2024
Why is My Goldfish Turning White?

As the owner of a goldfish, you may become worried if its color changes gradually and without other signs or symptoms, such as frayed fins or scale loss. It's important to keep this in mind as this change could signal an underlying health issue; thus it's crucial that any signs that accompany such color shift […]

February 16, 2024
Bladder Slug

The bladder snail (Physella gyrina or Physella heterostropha) is one of the most prolific alien freshwater invading species worldwide, known for their unpredictability in terms of water conditions and their unique respiratory system to clear excess air out and enable them to float, bob, and swim across surfaces with relative ease - helping avoid predators […]