The Aquarium Guide

Anacharis Care and Propagation Guide

Aquatic plants play a very important part in the environment as they can provide food, serve as water purifiers and also act as shelter to aquatic animals. The Anacharis plant serves various purposes in an aquarium setting. It is a hardy plant that readily adapts to a diverse range of water conditions. This makes it […]

Yellow Tang Care and Breeding Guide

Also scientifically known as the Zabresoma Flavescene, the Yellow Tang is one of the most popular marine aquarium fishes. It is yellow in color just as its name suggests and just this single color it remains a very popular fish amongst aquarists in the hobby and trade. The fish are known to become hardy once […]

Amano Shrimp Care and Breeding Guide

When considering an ideal tank cleaner, Amano shrimp should be a good choice. Well known by a number of names including swamp shrimp, Yamato Numa Ebi, algae eating shrimp, Japonica Amano shrimp among others, this tank animal can literally clear algae from the aquarium. The shrimp is an aggressive food hunter and a powerful swimmer […]

Fin Rot: Everything you need to know

Fin rot is a bacterial infection that can affect a variety of aquarium fish by attacking the fin of the fish. This disease is usually caused by a number of conditions which may include; a dirty tank, overcrowded fish in a tank, and various other environmental factors. Fortunately, the condition can easily be prevented as […]

Musk Turtle Care and Breeding Guide

There are aquarium hobbyists who prefer to keep turtles rather than other common aquarium pets such as fish or amphibians. Indeed turtles can make a nice addition to the aquarium so long as basic care is given to them and food offered as per recommendations. There are usually two types of turtles a hobbyist can […]

Cory Catfish Care and Breeeding Guide

The Cory catfish is a popular tank pet known by a number of names including Corydoras catfish, Cory cat and Cory fish. An inhabitant of freshwater lakes, the fish is a hardy type that can survive a number of environments. It boasts of a peaceful temperament, rarely standing up to defend itself against aggressive fish […]

Baby Snapping Turtle Care and Breeding Guide

Baby snapping turtles are well adapted for hardy life and will easy adapt to diverse types of the captive life. The major problem with snapping turtles is their rather big size when they reach maturity. This makes them cumbersome for custom made aquariums you will find in the market hat are usually small in size. […]

Fresh water Aquarium Fish for your consideration

Before diving into the world of fish keeping, the first thing to do is look for sufficient information. The internet is awash with educative guides for first timers. At the same time, there are numerous fresh water aquarium fish species to choose from. Beginners are often advised on the best types of fish to stock […]

Snowflake Eel Care and Breeding Guide

The sea is home to millions and millions of animal species. Good news is, now some of these sea animals can be reared within the comfort of the home, as pets. With a well stocked tank, the aquarium can be an ideal home for the Snowflake eel. A colorful tank pet that can grow up […]

Killifish Care and Breeding Guide

Brightly colored tank pets like the Killifish can be amazing beauties in an aquarium. If attractive substrate is well arranged, then vibrant plants added to complete the set-up, a tank can be nothing less than awesome. Killifish has won plenty of hearts owing to the well arranged patterns on its lithe body. That is not […]