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Cherry Shrimp: Complete Care Guide

Without knowing what these cute creatures look like, you can imagine they would be a deep shade of scarlet, similar to the fruit they were named after. The neocaridina davidi or Cherry Shrimp is a freshwater shrimp species native to Taiwan and are often

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Bloodworms is common food for aquarium fish
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Bloodworms: Are they good food for fish?

The name ‘Bloodworm’ is an umbrella term for several different types of worms, but it most commonly refers to a species belonging to the genus Glycera (Glyceridae family), or to the Midge Fly (Chironomidae) and its red larvae. Bloodworms are used across the globe

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Water Sprite Plant: A Comprehensive Care Guide

With so many options when it comes to aquarium plants, you may have spent a few hours here and there contemplating what would go best in your tank.  The Water Sprite plant is one you don’t have to think too much about, as it

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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

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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

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Understanding Bladder Snail Behavior and Lifestyle

Bladder snails usually popup in an aquarium, and in a few weeks, they can multiply and make their presence felt, mainly by their remarkable breeding speed and you’ll start to see everywhere speeding around (for a snail!). These creatures have a unique trait that

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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

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