Bumblebee Cichlid- Ultimate Care Guide

Bumblebee Cichlid

The Bumblebee Cichlid, also known as the Hornet Cichlid or Bumblebee Mouthbrooder, is a captivating freshwater fish species commonly found around Lake Malawi. Known scientifically as Pseudotropheus Crabo, this striking fish is named after the European Hornet, Vespa Crabo, due to its large body size and similar patterns. As a member of the Mbuna group, … Read more

Platy Fish – Active And Playful

Platy Fish

Platy fish are amazing and seriously underrated! They’re hardy, easy to care for, colorful, and always active. What’s more, they come in a huge variety of colors, making them an excellent addition to any aquarium. In this guide, I’ll show you how you can provide the best care for your platy fish. Origin Let’s start … Read more

7 Popular Peacock Cichlids

Peacock Cichlid

If you are looking for an interesting and visually stunning species to add to your freshwater aquarium, why not try Peacock Cichlids? Considered by many as one of the most beautiful cichlid varieties due to its vibrant colors, these unique fish will be a great addition to any tank. In this article we’ll cover everything … Read more

Bristlenose Pleco – 12 Types with Pictures

Bristlenose Pleco

The Bristlenose Pleco (Ancistrus dolichopterus) is a small, peaceful fish species that is an ideal addition to any freshwater aquarium. I found the Bristlenose Pleco easy to care for and was pleasantly surprised to find that they can help keep algae under control. The Bristlenose Pleco, also known by the name Bushymouth Catfish, is hardy … Read more

General Guide to African Cichlids

African Cichlid Introduction

As a dedicated fish hobbyist, having an African cichlid tank is one of the most rewarding and challenging experiences. It’s important to remember that just like any aquarium, setting up an African cichlid tank requires preparation and patience. In this article, we’ll discuss everything you need to know before getting started. Introduction An African Cichlid … Read more

Glowlight Tetra – A Bright Little Fish

Glowlight Tetra

Glowlight tetras are striking little fish that are easy to care for and enjoy life in a school of their friends. They are native to South America and are not overly fussy in terms of aquarium parameters. Are you interested in adding these to your setup, or already have glowlight tetras and want to make … Read more

Congo Tetra – The Jewel of Tetras

Congo Tetra

Congo tetras are bright little freshwater fish that are easy keepers and suited to beginner fish keepers. Before you decide to add a few to your tank, make sure to keep on reading to learn more about these cool guys! Origin and Natural Habitat The congo tetra (scientific name Phenacogrammus interruptus) was first discovered in … Read more

Serpae Tetra – Naughty but Nice

Serpae Tetra

Serpae Tetras are popular freshwater fish that are easy to identify by there bright red coloring. They suit community living with other species of fish as long as you are wise in which fish you add to their tank because they are not suitable to be around slow moving fish. They are a schooling fish … Read more

Sparkling Gourami – A True Little Gem

Sparkling gourami are freshwater fish that can make a super addition to your tank. They are fairly underrated and is not a fish that you will come across too often which makes them ideal to add some originality to your setup. Sparkling gourami live up to their name with unique color patterns of iridescent spots … Read more

Kuhli Loach – A Great Cleaner Fish

Kuhli Loach

Being one of the few eel-like fish that can be kept in freshwater, the Kuhli Loach is an exciting fish to keep. They tend to be shy and will frequently choose to hide in a little cave or nook in your tank, but when they step outside of their comfort zone, they are stunning to … Read more