Black Phantom Tetra

Black Phantom Tetra: Complete Care and Breeding Guide

Just the name alone makes you expect some kind of dark fish shrouded in mystery. The Hyphessobrycon Megalopterus, or the Black Phantom Tetra, is a fresh water fish that is popular amongst aquarists. The fish belongs to the Characidae family and they are usually distinguished with … Read more

Goldfish underwater

20 Fun Facts about Goldfish

Keeping goldfish are an interesting hobby as every goldfish have very unique personality. On top of their unique personality, there are many traits about goldfish that only goldfish owners will understand. One of the many traits include them making squealing and grunting noises during feeding … Read more

Glass Catfish: All You Ever Wanted to Know

Also known by some as the Ghost Catfish, the kryptopterus vitreolus(the fancy scientific name) is a small freshwater glass fish species from Southeast Asia. Vitreolus comes from the Latin word “vitreus”, meaning glass and the Greek kryptos, meaning hidden (not very cryptic). Coming from … Read more

Ember Tetra: All You Need to Know

Ember tetra is a tiny, freshwater, tropical fish which is native to the Araguaia River in Central Brazil. They were first discovered by Heiko Bleher and named it Hyphessobrycon amandae in honor of his mother, Amanda Bleher.  Ember tetras belong to a very diverse … Read more

Harlequin Rasbora: Everything You Need to Know

Aquarium fanatics love the harlequin rasbora because it’s very easy to care for. Its metallic color is an eye-catching addition to any home aquarium. This small and attractive fish is native to Malaysia, Singapore, Sumatra, and Southern Thailand. However, you can see it in … Read more

Serpae Tetra

Serpae Tetra Care and Breeding Guide

The red flame owns many names including callistus tetra and jewel tetra. The Serpae tetra is a perfect fit for the aquarium for many reasons. For one, it explores widely. Secondly, it loves to be in a group. Seeing them wade slowly through the … Read more

Goby Fish

Goby Fish Care and Breeding Guide

The Goby Fish belongs to a very large fish family (Gobiidae) that comprises over two thousand distinct species. There are a variety of gobies that inhabit marine waters as well those that inhabit fresh and brackish waters. Gobies typically have small bodies that are … Read more