17 Best Red Tail Shark Tank Mates

The Red Tail Shark; these aggressive fish add a certain pizzazz to any aquarium but are known to be difficult to keep in a community tank. While some people steer clear of keeping these fish in tanks with other species, some daring people relish the challenge, but the question remains, which fish? Red Tail Sharks … Read more

19 Best Platy Tank Mates

Platies are beautiful Fish that are pretty popular among aquarium hobbyists today. You want to make sure you choose fish that work well with them in an aquarium and that won’t take them, however. I’ve put together a list of different fish that can be safely put with them in an aquarium. Dwarf Gourami Dwarf … Read more

Do Crested Geckos Need a Heat Lamp?

One of the nice benefits of keeping crested geckos is that they actually thrive in room temperature environments. This means they don’t need a heat lamp to survive, in the way that some other species of lizards do. Just because they don’t need a heat lamp to survive, however, doesn’t mean that they don’t do … Read more

17 Best German Blue Ram Tank Mates

German Blue Ram fish are beautiful fish that are relatively easy to care for, but if you wish to create a community tank with them, you need to choose suitable tank mates that can survive in the same conditions as your Blue Rams. So, what are the best tank mates for German Blue Rams?  The … Read more

 19 Best Brown Algae Eaters For A SPOTLESS Aquarium

Algae eaters are a fundamental part of balancing natural ecosystems in freshwater aquariums. They play an integral role in balancing the natural ecosystem, which we try so hard to replicate. Fortunately, most algae eaters aren’t only beneficial to your aquarium; they are eccentric with quirky habits, making them fun additions to your aquatic tank. Fish … Read more

Do Turtles Have Backbones?

Yes, turtles do have backbones. ‘Backbone’ is another word for the spine and describes the interconnecting bones called vertebrae which run along the inside of the top of a turtle’s shell. The backbone is an important part of a turtle’s skeleton as it houses and protects the spinal cord which supplies nerves to the rest … Read more

How Much Does a 10 Gallon Aquarium Weigh?

10 gallon aquariums are pretty small as far as aquarium sizes go. Don’t let that fool you, though. They can still be extremely heavy when they’re full. When it is empty, a 10 gallon aquarium will weigh around 11 pounds. A 10 gallon tank that is full will weigh approximately 111 pounds – that is … Read more

 17 Best Peacock Cichlid Tank Mates

Peacock cichlids are one of the most famous freshwater fish among freshwater aquarists worldwide. Despite the Peacock cichlid’s stunning and brightly colored hues, its mellow nature (for a cichlid) and low maintenance is what draws the most attention. Most peaceful freshwater fish with similar water parameters are excelling tank mates for Peacock cichlids. Excellent tankmates … Read more