15 Best Firemouth Cichlid Tank Mates

Firemouth Cichlids are very pretty fish, and they brighten up any tank quite nicely. However, Cichlid species are known for being one of the most aggressive species of fish, which makes it difficult to try and find other fish that will coexist in the tank with them. So what should you look for? What kinds … Read more

Do Aloe Plants Like to be Root Bound?

Aloe plants like to have some space to grow into. Once your aloe plant has filled out its pot, it is not necessary to immediately move it to a bigger pot. Being mildly root bound can be good for aloe, but if it goes on for too long, the plant will die. If the aloe … Read more

How to Water Philodendrons (The Complete Guide)

Philodendrons grow quickly and taking care of them is fairly easy. There are nearly 500 different types of philodendrons. The care and keeping for each of them is similar, but of course, you’ll need to get to know your own plant well to keep it strong and thriving. Philodendrons need a moderate amount of soil … Read more

11 Best Puffer Tank Mates (Rated for Each Puffer Species)

There are many breeds of puffer fish out there and they all look like they could cute pets! However, these fish are quite aggressive and territorial, so they usually do better without any kind of tank mates. But, that does not mean that it’s impossible for some species to coexist with other fish. If the … Read more

19 Best Killifish Tank Mates

There are approximately 1,270 species of killifish and all of them are just a little different from each other. Killifish are known for their amazing jumping ability. Killifish can be a great addition to your tank and they will brighten up the color of your community. I talked to a fish expert at “Pets and … Read more

15 Best Goby Tank Mates (For Fresh & Saltwater)

Gobies are some of the cutest and most manageable fish to care for. Even if you have lots of fish already in your tank, it doesn’t hurt to look into further companionship for your fish, since gobies are territorial. There are quite a few fish that would be compatible so let’s see what we can … Read more

19 Best Rainbowfish Tank Mates

Rainbowfish are beautiful and popular choices among aquarium owners. You can find them at several pet stores, but it’s important to choose compatible fish when you’re assembling an aquarium. Generally, rainbowfish are best with similar-sized or smaller freshwater fish that are not aggressive. The best rainbowfish tank mates are other rainbowfish, tetras, guppies, mollies, swordtails, … Read more

19 Best Jack Dempsey Tank Mates

The Jack Dempsey cichlid earned the famous boxer’s name because of its extreme aggressiveness. If you want to add this beautiful cichlid to your tank, then you will need to know which fish are compatible with the species. We have some tank mate suggestions for you! Jack Dempsey Cichlids generally co-exist best with other South … Read more

19 Best Kuhli Loach Tank Mates

A kuhli loach is a great fish to have if you are looking to add some new friends to your freshwater aquarium. They are small, playful, don’t produce a lot of waste, and are very friendly. If you are looking for some tank mates to keep your kuhli loach company, there are many breeds to … Read more