Butterfly Plecostomus

Butterfly Pleco: Lifespan, Behavior, Care, & Breeding

From the areas of river Rio Negro, Brazil comes one unique and beautiful subspecies of the famous catfish - Butterfly Pleco. Pleco is a...
Monosolenium Tenerum (Pellia Moss)

17 Must Have Low Light Aquarium Plants

Aquarium & fish-keeping is an amazing hobby - being able to create communities, and beautiful environments is one of the best things about it,...
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The Clownfish: Facts, Lifespan, Care, Feeding, & Breeding

The clownfish gained significant popularity for aquarium enthusiasts around the world after starring in the movie Finding Nemo. Clownfish or anemone fish are small...
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The Siamese Fighting Fish – Betta Splendens

The Siamese fighting fish (Betta fish), was first bred in captivity in Southeast Asia around 1910. They were first initially bred for shows and...
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Discus Cichlids: Facts, Lifespan, Care, Feeding, & Breeding

Discus cichlids are among one of the most frequently cultivated species of cichlids. They belong to the symphysodon family. There are four basic types: heckle,...
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A Tyrion in Your Tank: The African Dwarf Frog

The African Dwarf Frog is a peaceful little chap who adds an interesting element of variety to your aquarium family. Just like Tyrion Lannister,...
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Black Molly – Poecilia vetiprovidentiae

Black Molly is from the family of Poeciliidae, tooth carps that also include guppies, platy and sword tail. Their natural habitat is the Southern...
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Mandarin Fish

Mandarin fish belong to the family of dragonet (Callionymidae) within the order of Perciformes (percomorph). Preciforms comprises about 160 species in 19 genera. All...
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Firefish Goby: Lifespan, Behavior, Care, & Breeding

The Firefish (Firefish Goby) is a friendly, well-behaved saltwater fish that is an excellent addition to a reef tank, especially one of smaller size....
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Snowflake Eel: Lifespan, Behavior, Care, & Breeding

Snowflake eels are native to the Indo-Pacific Ocean all the way to Hawaii, as well as Baja California and Mexico. In the wild, they...

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Davus Fasciatus: Facts, Lifespan, Care, Feeding, & Breeding

Davus fasciatus previously known as cyclosternum fasciatum and commonly known as Costa Rican Tiger Rump is a beautiful new world terrestrial species native to...
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Bamboo Shrimp: Lifespan, Behavior, Care, & Breeding

Bamboo Shrimp (sometimes also known as Wood Shrimp, Flower Shrimp or Fan Shrimp) is a freshwater shrimp species originating from volcanic islands of South...
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Megaphobema Robustum: Facts, Lifespan, Care, Feeding, & Breeding

Megaphobema Robustum comes from the tropical rainforests of Bogota, Colombia and is a one-of-a-kind tarantula. It can also be found in southern and northern...