Reef Aquarium Lighting: The basic rules

In all aquariums, there are sources of nourishment and growth. Freshwater aquariums usually house fish, and thus a major portion of the nourishment of...

Why My Inverts Keep Dying? A guide to healthy Corals, Shrimps and Crabs

Many new marine hobbyists have trouble keeping invertebrates alive. Here are some tips for keeping crabs, shrimps, and corals alive in your home aquarium. Once...

Rope Fish Profile: Care, Tanking and Feeding

Ancient, unusual, and cute, Ropefish make an excellent addition to community aquariums with medium to large fish. Ropefish, or Erpetoichthys Calabaricus, also known as the...

Meet the Blue Tiger Shrimp

Species name: Caridina cf. cantonensis “Blue Tiger” Common names: Blue Tiger Shrimp Family: Atyidae Order: Decapoda Class: Maximum length: 1.2 inches Minimum tank size: 5-10 gallons Hardiness: Medium Aggressiveness: Peaceful Distribution: Selectively bred color mutation of normal Tiger Shrimp. The Tiger...

Pajama Cardinal Fish

Species name: Sphaeramia Nematoptera Common names: Pajama, coral or Spotted Cardinalfish Family: Apogonidae Subfamily: Apogoninae Order: Perciformes (perch-likes) Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) Maximum Length: 3.3 in. Minimum tank size: 30 gallons. Its size makes it perfect for large and for...