15 Best Tank-Mates for a Blue Acara

Blue Acara are small freshwater fish that come from South America. They are beautiful with their amazing flash of colour. But which other fish make the best tank mates? Let’s find out! Although a Cichlid, the Blue Acara is a fairly peaceful fish. For this reason, there is a good choice of potential tank mates … Read more

15 Best Tank Mates For Green Terror Cichlids

Choosing the right tank mates for Green Terror Cichlids is not an easy task. Due to their adult size and voracious appetite, Green terror Cichlids can be difficult to keep in a tank with other species of fish. It’s not all bad, though, there are some good options. Good tank mates for a Green Terror … Read more

Can a Betta Live in a 2 Gallon Tank?

If you’ve been to the fish store recently, you’ve probably noticed that a lot of companies sell some super tiny tanks – down to tanks that only provide 1/4 gallon per betta. Luckily, you’re thinking a bit bigger than that.  2 gallon tanks are 8x bigger than the smallest betta tanks, but are they enough? … Read more

Can Betta & Ember Tetras Live in the Same Tank?

Betta fish are commonly kept in an aquarium by themselves, and it’s common knowledge male betta can’t be kept together, but can you keep betta with ember tetras? You can keep 8-10 Ember Tetras in an aquarium with a short-finned betta as long as the aquarium is at least 10 gallons in size and longer … Read more

13 Best Tank Mates for Crayfish

Crayfish are very pretty to look at – like little lobsters wandering around your aquarium. Unfortunately, they’re not exactly known for getting along well with fish that would normally go into a community tank. The best tank mates for crayfish are hatchetfish, zebra danios, giant danios, furcata rainbowfish, and other fast, surface dwelling fish that … Read more

19 Best Tank Mates for Ember Tetras

Ember Tetras are popular fish for a number of reasons including their stunning orange colour and their ability to cohabitate with many other species of fish in a tank. But before you go buy Ember Tetras it is important to consider which other fish they will share the tank with and which fish companions to … Read more