Endler’s Livebearers Care: The Ultimate Guide

If you’re looking for a flashy, colorful, and easygoing fish that will be at home in just about any peaceful aquarium, endler’s livebearers may be just the thing you’re looking for. What’s even better? They’re extremely easy to take care of. I’ve compiled a table that covers most of what you need to know to … Read more

Firemouth Cichlid Care: The Complete Guide

Cichlids are one of the most loved groups of fish in the hobby. And firemouth cichlids even more so. They are both pretty and rewarding to keep. In fact, 80% of their care can be summed up in the following table: Parameter Appropriate Value Care Level Easy Temperament Semi-Aggressive Lifespan 10-15 Years (on Avg; can … Read more

Ramshorn Snail Care

So, you’re thinking about keeping ramshorn snails. If you’ve gotten this far, you’ve probably found out that ramshorn snails are one of the two most controversial snails in the hobby. (Next to the Malaysian Trumpet Snail.) There is no shortage of people who will tell you why you shouldn’t keep them. But are they the … Read more

Opaline Gourami Care: The Definitive Guide

In this guide, you’re going to learn everything you need to know to care for the opaline gourami. Let’s start off with the benefits of keeping them: Opaline gourami is one of the hardiest fish you can get, making them great for beginners. They are both beautiful and super easy to care for. Plus, they … Read more

7 Reasons Your Tetras Keep Dying (+ How to Save Them)

Watching your tetras consistently die is a frustrating and heartbreaking experience. Despite your best efforts and intentions, the tetras in your care might still be falling victim to a variety of deadly problems. So, why do my tetras keep dying? Your tetras might keep dying for a variety of reasons: Unhealthy water quality Insufficient tank … Read more

Will Different Rasboras School Together?

Schooling is an important social behavior for fish in an aquarium environment. Fish that typically travel in schools in the wild need to experience that same level of community and protection in captivity. Rasboras are one such fish that live in schools ‒ but you might be wondering whether one type of Rasbora will accept … Read more

Do Cory Catfish Eat Algae?

Excess algae growth in your freshwater aquarium can be unhealthy and unsightly. If you have an algae problem, and you’re considering adding a Cory Catfish to your tank, you might be wondering whether they eat algae or not. As a general rule, Cory Catfish do not eat the algae that grows on aquarium walls, substrate, … Read more