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:...

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...