What are the best small fish for your mini aquarium?

The truth is, maintaining a mini aquarium is relatively easier than keeping one of the larger fish tanks. Aside from having only a few cubic feet of water to sustain with oxygen, clean water and a few plant life, there are also fewer numbers of small fish to take care of. However, in order to […]

Great fish for a 10 gallon fish tank

While a 10 gallon fish tank might not really seem like much at first, you can bring it to life by installing some really nice looking gravel, a great looking backdrop, a few underwater aquarium plants and of course, a wonderful selection of fish and other aquarium life. If you are a novice fish keeper, […]

Guide To Mini Tetra Fish

When planning to care for fish in a mini freshwater aquarium, a prospective aquarist must get fish that are small enough to survive in the limited space. There are a number of choices of small fish available in fish and aquarium stores that will fit this need. For instance, there is the mini tetra. Small […]

Fish tank snails that are perfect for aquariums

There has always been a debate about fish tank snails, and this issue will likely always be around.  The concerns about snails are that some snails can help improve the fish tank, while others can wreak havoc in the aquarium.  While the debate cannot be settled by any one piece of information, a guide to […]

Gold Gourami Fish

Gold Gourami, also known as Trichogaster Trichopterus, is a tropical fish that is as you might guess, gold in color! The Gold Gourami is different from the Blue Gourami in that it doesn’t have spots. This fish is considered a labyrinth fish which means that it is able breathe air at the surface. Although the […]

Mbuna Cichilds In Your Aquarium

Mbuna Cichlids are a species of fish that come from Lake Malawi in Africa. Since Mbuna means rockfish, it’s not surprising that these fish live among piles of rocks and caves. The rock-dwelling Mbunas are primarily herbivorous or omnivorous. The Mbuna Cichlids grow to be 4 to 5 inches long. In addition, the Mbuna Cichlid […]

Fish tank pets – What other pets can live in your fish tank?

Every time somebody utters the words “fish tank”, the first thing that comes into mind is a single or a large number of fish that are swimming inside a glass enclosure. This is to mimic an underwater environment so that it can be enjoyed by the fish enthusiast. However, while this is definitely one of […]

Tetra Breeding Basics

Tetra breeding is really quite simple if you follow a few rules. Tetras are among the most popular choices for community aquariums and breeding these fish are not hard. In general, tetras are peaceful, gentle fish that come in a variety of colors. If this is your first attempt at breeding, you may want to […]

Best Fish For A 10 Gallon Fish Tank!

While a 10 gallon fish tank might not really seem like much at first, you can bring it to life by installing some really nice looking gravel, a great looking backdrop, a few underwater aquarium plants and of course, a wonderful selection of fish and other aquarium life. If you are a novice fish keeper, […]

Corydora catfish (cories) are great for smaller aquariums

Corydoras or cories are a kind of armored catfish. Found in tropical freshwater, they are a great choice for small aquariums. This is thanks to many of the characteristics of this group of fish. Cory cats in the wild prefer to live in environments with almost still waters such as small ponds. The living conditions […]

Freshwater Snails That Won’t Eat Aquarium Plants

Small freshwater aquariums are little ecosystems that are home not only to fish but also to water plants, algae, and snails. In that little world, fish eat snails and snails eat algae. It balances out the cycle and helps with maintaining the system. Algae growth, a common problem with aquariums, is kept in check. Some […]

Flying Fox Fish

The Flying Fox Fish hails from Thailand, Malaysia, Borneo and Sumatra. They are so named because they swim quickly and it seems at time as if they are flying. They are popular freshwater community aquarium fish. These fish usually lead solitary lives, and can be aggressive with others of its own kind, so having only […]

Interesting Small Goldfish Breeds For Your Aquariums

Since the goldfish was domesticated so early in the history of fishkeeping and since fishkeepers have been cross breeding them for so long, there are now a number of unique strains available to aquarium hobbyists around the world. The common goldfish is a popular choice for hobbyists and aquarists. Fortunately there are many specialized collectors […]

Your Big Fish Tank – Large fish for a large tank

Some aquarium hobbyists just aren’t happy limiting themselves to a 40 gallon aquarium full of plenty of small or medium sized community fish.  When it comes to owning a 100+ gallon tank, large fish are an obvious choice.  Here is a list of some of the larger fish that will look great in a bigger […]

Keeping goldfish in a cold water fish tank

Since the aquarium hobby is becoming more popular, there are increasing numbers of people starting to delve into what used to be rarer types of aquarium setups. One of these is a cold water fish tank. Despite fewer people having this type of aquarium, they can be just as attractive and fun to have as […]

Bloodfin Tetra Facts

If you are seeking a hardy, easy-going and lovely fish for a community tank, then adding bloodfin tetra to your tank is the perfect addition. Because bloodfin tetras are quite docile, they make excellent tankmates with others in a tropical, community tank. They do however get quite active during courtship. In fact, they sometimes have […]

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