The Aquarium Guide

Pearl Gourami Care and Breeding Guide

The Pearl Gourami is a favorite aquarium fish amongst some aquarists due to its amazing appearance. It is also known as lace Gourami or mosaic Gourami. It is one of the easiest of the Gourami species to care for. The populations of the Gouramis in their natural habitat appear to be on the decline. The […]

Clown Pleco Care and Breeding Guide

The Clown Pleco is an incredibly small fish that is kept in aquariums because of the beautiful appearance it has. The fish remains small in size even in maturity and like to stay in the bottom most part of a given aquarium. The fish is also scientifically known as Panaqolus Maccus has been kept by […]

Celestial Pearl Danio Care and Breeding Guide

Aquarium fish hobbyists and enthusiasts prefer the Celestial Pearl Danio for its rather beautiful appearance. It is a unique freshwater aquarium fish native to Thailand and Myanmar both countries having locals there using it as a delicacy. The sexes of the fish are easy to distinguish and therefore when it is time to breed them, […]

Pet Octopus Care and Breeding Guide

Octopus is an intelligent saltwater animal that can as well be kept as pet in a tank a home. There are hobbyists who keep pet octopus in their aquariums at homes or even in their offices. It must be understood however that keeping an octopus in the aquarium is not quite easy and it is […]

Peppermint Shrimp Care Guide

This stunning little shrimp ought to be kept in a saltwater aquarium that does not contain expansive predator anemones. Peppermint Shrimp is commonly known as a sweeper shrimp and keeping it has its advantages. One of which is it will swim around and clean your aquarium. Peppermint Shrimp eats aiptasia and numerous other pests that […]

Jaguar Cichlid Care and Breeding Guide

Hobbyists with an affinity for larger tank fish may find the jaguar Cichlid a lovely tank pet. One fact worth noting though is that it does better for the advanced fish keepers. Newcomers may find it a little cumbersome as it is fairly aggressive and has quite a number of needs. All the same, a […]

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 […]