How to Care for Your New Hoplo Catfish

Origin: Amazon River and tributaries Maximum Size: Possible 8 inches. Six more likely. Housing: 10 gallons to start, then move to larger quarters Substrate: Immaterial Peculiarity: Air breathers Sexual Differences:...

Aquarium Plants Deficiencies Chart

Analyzing plant growth is a good and easy way to determine if a get enough nutrient. When it comes to analyzing nutrient deficiencies, the...

Bartlett’s Anthias

Species name: Pseudanthias bartlettorum Common names: Bartlett's Anthias, Bartlets Fairy Bass. Family: Serranidae Subfamily: Anthiinae Order: Perciformes Class: Actinopterygii Maximum length: 3.54 in. Minimum tank size: 55 gallons. 100 gallons for a small group. Reef Compatibility: Yes Hardiness: Medium. This is one of...

How Many Fish per Gallon: The Wrong Way to Measure Tank Capacity

A very common question on forums is how many fish can we stock in a freshwater tank. We know that overstocking our tank will...

Dosing Vodka to reduce NO3 and PO4 in Saltwater Aquarium

I won’t go deep into the scientific area of this. I’ll leave this to others who are more comfortable with this topic. To make...