Tiger Oscar: Care, Breeding, Feeding and Cost Guide

Oscar Fish

I don’t know about you? But I find it very hard not to admire and want to keep these intriguing, intelligent and friendly fish. The Oscar (Astronotus Ocellatus) really are irresistible! And that is why, I did my research, purchased some, and boy do I love them! I now hear you asking ‘are they hard …

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How Are GloFish Made? Facts & F.A.Q

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Once you see these amazing looking fish you’ll ask the shopkeeper – How are Glofish made? Don’t worry you won’t be the first or last to ask the question of how are Glofish made. In fact, GloFish® have been around for years but have only recently become more popular as word spreads that these fish …

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Jewel Damselfish: Size-Diet-Care-Cost-Guide

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The Jewel Damselfish is a lovely looking little saltwater fish, but is it suitable for any Saltwater fish tank? In our experience this small and innocent looking damselfish often become small bullies and will dominate your tank. Upon adding these fish, which by the way should only ever be kept singly in a tank less than …

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Orchid Dottyback: Complete Care, Diet, and Setup Guide

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Do you want to add some color to your reef tank? Then look no further than the Orchid Dottyback (Pseudochromis Fridmani) which are sometimes referred to as Fridman’s Dottyback or Fridman’s Pseudochromis. These captivity breed saltwater fish add color and personality to any saltwater tank. Here is everything you’ll need to know before adding one …

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Dwarf Gourami: Diet | Breeding | Size | Lifespan | Cost | Care Guide

dwarf gourami

The Dwarf Gourami (Trichogaster lalius) is a very pretty fish that has recently dropped in popularity. But despite changes in its popularity, this fish is still a hardy, colorful fish that should be considered for any beginner hobbyist or experienced keeper. I don’t think we have ever come across a Tropical Freshwater fish keeper that …

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Raccoon Butterflyfish: The complete care, diet, and setup guide

Raccoon Butterflyfish: The complete care, diet, and setup guide 1

When I first started keeping Saltwater fish I always wanted to keep a Raccoon butterflyfish but I was put off by many people who said they were not suitable for my first Butterflyfish. They were wrong!  Racoon Butterflyfish are an excellent choice even for beginners. Butterflyfish and in particular the Raccoon Butterflyfish are very easy …

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Longhorn Cowfish (Lactoria cornuta) Ultimate care guide!

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Have you ever looked at a Longhorn Cowfish ( Lactoria Cornuta ) in your local aquarium or Pet Store and thought ‘ I’d love to own one of these? ‘ I have and eventually, I purchased one and he soon became my favorite fish in the tanks. But how hard are these fish to keep? …

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Cleaner Wrasse: Diet | Size | Breeding | Sexing | Cost | Care Guide

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Do you have some saltwater fish that need some TLC and a good cleaning? Then you need a cleaner wrasse. Look no further than the cleaner wrasse- a species of fish that can aid you in cleaning your tank and provide you with an eye-catching new addition to your aquarium community. These amazing fish remove and …

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Oranda Goldfish: Diet | Size | Water Conditions | Breeding

oranda goldfish ultimate guide

Anyone who has ever kept Coldwater fish or owned a pond will know that these beautiful fish the Oranda Goldfish (Carrassius auratus) are not your average Goldfish. These beautiful fish develop a large crown or wen as it’s also known on the top of their head giving them a distinctive look from your normal Goldfish. These …

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Siamese Algae Eater: Diet | Size | Lifespan | Breeding & Care Guide

SIAMESE ALGAE EATERS

Crossocheilus Siamensis, otherwise known as the Siamese Algae Eater, is a member of the Cyprinidae (carp) family. In the wild, they live in Thailand and the Malayan peninsula. It is a relatively hardy species to keep, as long as is has some algae in your aquarium to feed from or you supply an alternative form …

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Green Mandarin Dragonet: Diet | Breeding | Size | Cost |Guide

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The magnificent Green Mandarin Dragonet is more commonly known as Striped Mandarinfish or Green Mandarinfish. They look amazing with their combination of blue, orange, and green colors. Males may be distinguished from females by their more-elongated first dorsal spine and are normally slightly larger. In our opinion, they are one of the most interesting and beautiful fish available …

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Tailspot Blenny: Tank Mates | Reef Safe | Diet | Care | Cost | Lifespan

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The tailspot blenny (ecsenius stigmatura) is a popular inhabitant in many saltwater aquariums. They are found primarily in the Western Pacific oceans but has been incorporated into saltwater tanks around the world. Typically, the male blenny is brighter in color and has longer fins. Female blennies, which are in good health, will appear to have …

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Firefish Goby: Diet | Size | Care | Lifespan | Cost | Guide

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Firefish Goby (Magnificent Dartfish)A guide to characteristics and care The firefish goby is a stunning, small saltwater fish full of personality. Timid when first introduced to a new environment, it is best suited to the smaller reef aquarium. Once it feels safe, however, it will soon be found hovering near the bottom just waiting for …

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