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...

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...