Freshwater

Cichlid Aquariums: A few hints for the beginners to start up

Probably one of the most popular aquarium setups among new aquarists is a cichlid aquarium. This is mostly due to the hardy nature of...

Midas Cichlids Care

Midas Cichlids are known to be aggressive and need to have a big aquarium because of their large size. They are a strong fish...

Ideal Water Temperature for Betta Fish

Bettas are the new goldfish. By that general remark, it should be pointed out that they have replaced the niche that people have often associated...

Dinosaur Bichir: Care and Feeding for the Polypterus Senegalus Fish

The Polypterus Senegalus, sometimes called the Senegal Bichir, Reed Fish, Dinosaur Eel, or Swamp Dragon, is not your garden variety aquarium fish. With their...

Black Neon Tetra – The ‘Other’ Neon

The shadowy counterpart to the Neon Tetra, Black Neons are colorful, peaceful, and look great in community aquariums. Complete with shimmering greens, a stark black...

Easy Care Plants for the Freshwater Aquarium

Looking for a low maintenance aquarium plant that is ideal for the beginning or hobby aquarist? Anubias, najas and java fern are easy care...

Planting Your Freshwater Aquarium: How to Succeed at Growing Healthy Aquatic Plants

Even though there are a wide variety of plants available, some may not be suitable for your tank because of the environment you created. Plants...

Best Lighting for Freshwater Aquarium Plants

Grow healthy live aquarium plants in a freshwater aquarium by choosing aquarium lighting that suits the needs of aquatic vegetation. Decorating with an aquarium? A...

Electric Yellow Cichlid Care and Breeding: the Yellow Lab Profile

A Moderately Aggressive Freshwater Fish from Lake Malawi, also known as a Lemon Yellow Lab or Yellow Prince, the Electric Yellow Cichlid is popular...

Blue Dolphin Cichlid Care and Breeding

Also known as the Humphead Cichlid or Malawi Dolphin, this fish is popular due to its bright blue coloring and ability to share an...