Kuhli Loach 101: Size, Tank Mates, Diet, Lifespan & More!

If you’re on the hunt for the ideal bottom-dwelling fish for your tank, the Kuhli loach is your best bet. Probably one of the most popular fishes in the hobby, the Kuhli is sweet, docile, and relatively unfussy. You won’t have a difficult time regarding tank mates either, because these eel-like critters are some of … Read more

Cherry Shrimp 101: Care, Lifespan, Breeding & More!

If you’re looking for something new, fascinating, and an absolute breeze to care for-look no further than the Cherry shrimp. These adorable little invertebrates are tough, beginner-friendly, and would even help you with your algae problem!  The table below gives a quick overview of the Cherry shrimp profile: Below is our Cherry shrimp care guide, … Read more

African Dwarf Frog Care: Food, Lifespan, Tank Mates, Size…

While we all know there are a great many fishes that can add novelty to a tank, you might want to consider something different. Behold the African Dwarf frog. Fun, active, and impossibly cute, the African Dwarf frog can turn any dull display into a neverending amusement. Although this aquatic pet isn’t recommended for beginners, … Read more

Jack Dempsey Fish 101: Size, Tank Mates, Diet & More!

For anyone who’s spent some time in the aquarium hobby, you’ve probably come across one of the most popular Cichlids out there: the Jack Dempsey. Named after one of the greatest boxers of all time, the Jack Dempsey fish have both striking looks and personality. They’re fierce, fun, and a sight for sore eyes-the perfect … Read more

Killifish Care 101: Tank Mates, Size, Lifespan & More!

Killifish are some of the most beautiful, and yet highly underrated fishes in the hobby. When people look for fish to add in their home tanks, these nano fishes are often overlooked; and that’s a real waste. Killifishes are not only gorgeous, they’re also hardy and get along with a whole bunch of other community … Read more

Otocinclus 101: Size, Care, Tank Size, Breeding & More!

If you’d love a catfish for your tank but don’t know which one to get, the Otocinclus is a fantastic option. These guys are unfussy and can tolerate a wide range of water conditions. This means you won’t lose hair trying to get their water just right. As a matter of fact, they’re unbelievably low-maintenance. … Read more

Home Water Conservation 101: Saving Water at Home

In recent years, more and more importance is rightfully placed in leading environmentally-conscious and sustainable lifestyles. Growing industry and population rates strain the limited supply of potable water worldwide, emphasizing the need to conserve more water. In fact, a 2014 government accountability report predicted that over the coming decade, 40 out of all 50 states … Read more

Neon Tetra Care 101: Size, Tank Mates, Diet & More!

While scouring through pet stores and reading through different aquarium guides, you’ve probably already encountered this bite-sized marvel. The Neon tetra is arguably the most popular tetras around, and for good reason. They’re eye-catching, peaceful, and you won’t break your back trying to keep them happy.  The table below gives a quick overview of the … Read more

Cory Catfish 101: Tank Size, Food, Care, Lifespan & More!

By far one of the most popular fishes around, Cory catfishes dominate the aquarium hobby. They’re certified all-rounders: beautiful, fun, and tolerant of wide ranges of water conditions. They’re social fishes who don’t need constant attention, nor huge spaces (with some exceptions). There are also a ton of Cory catfishes available on the market. Truly, … Read more

Bumblebee Catfish 101: Size, Care, Diet, Breeding & More!

The Bumblebee catfish is an unassuming creature you might have overlooked during your times at the pet store. They’re small, shy, and don’t need much attention.  Bumblebee catfishes are great aquatic pets however, and the previously mentioned qualities work well in their favor. They’re sweet, shy, and a piece of cake to take care of, … Read more