Freshwater Ghost Shrimp Care, Feeding & Breeding

Species name: Caridina Japonica Common names: Glass Shrimp, Grass Shrimp, Ghost Shrimp Family: Palaeomonidae Order: Decapoda Class: Crustacea Maximum length: 1 – 2 inches (3 – 5 cm) Minimum tank size: 5 gallons Hardiness: Easy Aggressiveness: Peaceful. Sometimes will eat baby...

The Brown Discus

Species name: Symphysodon aequifasciata axelrodi  Common names: Brown Discus Family: Cichlidae Subfamily: Cichlasomatinae Order: Perciformes Class: Actinopterygii Maximum length: 6″ (15 cm) Minimum tank size: 50 gallons for a maximum of 4 Discus. Hardiness: Medium to difficult. The Brown Discus is...

The Harlequin Sweetlips Fish

Species name: Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides Common names: Harlequin sweetlips, Clown Sweetlips Family: Haemulidae (Grunts) Order: Perciformes Class: Actinopterygii Maximum length: 28.3 in. Minimum tank size: 200 gallons Hardiness: Difficult. Experts Only! Juveniles often...

Ramshorn Snails: Advantages and Disadvantages of Keeping Them

Common names: Ramshorn snail Family: Planorbidae Maximum length: Minimum tank size: No minimum Hardiness: Easy Aggressiveness: Peaceful Distribution: Can be found on most continents throughout the world. Diet: Algae, uneaten fish food, dead fish, dead plants. In the aquarium...

Corydoras Catfish Profile: tank conditions, feeding and breeding

Origin: Amazon River basin Maximum Size: Males smaller than 2 inches, females larger Housing: 10-gallon okay. Larger better for breeding. Security: Not necessary Temperature: 70 to 80 ºF Attitude:...