Before Goldfish came to America: the history of Goldfish

Before goldfish became a popular dime-store pet in America, they were considered the mark of Chinese royalty. Those little orange fish that you can...

9 Gouramis for Your Freshwater Aquarium

The following is a list of the most common gourami species I have kept successfully with a brief overview of my experiences and general...

The Cyphotilapia Frontosa Cichlid

If you are thinking of purchasing Cyphotilapia frontosa, that's great. But if you're not, maybe you should be! I first saw its picture in...

Bristlenose Pleco Care Guide

Most people think that sucker-mouthed catfish species of the family Loricariidae are ugly, but these fishes become acceptable, even handsome, with familiarity. There are...

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...