Unique Freshwater Fish – #8 Isn’t a fish, but it is very Unique!


If you own a Freshwater fish tank then you probably have some of the more common fish housed in your aquaria like Neons, Angelfish and Clown Loach. All beautiful fish, but have you looked at some of the more Unique Freshwater fish? We are blessed in the freshwater fish category of having a large number …

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Frontosa Cichlid: Diet | Size | Lifespan | Cost | Breeding | Care Guide

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If you had to choose just one species to take the prize for being the jewel in the crown of cichlids, which one would it be? For me, and for many others, it would be the ruler of Lake Tanganyika, the Frontosa Cichlid (cyphotilapia Frontosa). But why? Well, for many reasons which include its absolute …

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Tiger Shovelnose Catfish: Care | Size | Feeding

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If you have space and want a show-stopping freshwater fish to wow your friends then you need to buy a Tiger Shovelnose Catfish(Pseudoplatystoma fasciatum). Without a doubt, these fish are amazing and in the right size, aquarium can look amazing and thrive in the home aquarium. Also known as Tiger Catfish these fish come from the …

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Coolest Freshwater Aquarium Fish – #9 Will Amaze You!


Do you have a freshwater aquarium and want to keep something a bit special? Then let us show you some of the coolest freshwater aquarium fish available to the home aquarist. In this article, we show you some of the most amazing freshwater fish that offer you something different to the usual Guppies ( Not …

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RedTail Catfish: Care | Size | Feeding | Cost | Care Guide

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How to describe the RedTail Catfish? A monster of the deep? A gargantuan bottom feeder? A wide-mouthed beast? All things I have heard when referring to this magnificent creature. I, however, prefer to describe it as big and beautiful with enormous fish keeping appeal! Here’s our Redtail catfish care guide to help you understand the …

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Plecostomus: Care | Size | Lifespan | Diet | Guide


I’m not even going to ask if you want a Plecostomus because, well honestly, I know that you do! Everyone loves and wants a Plecostomus. After all, how can you resist that big suckered mouth and long armored body? The answer is you can’t and you shouldn’t resist them! Every aquarium needs one of these …

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Freshwater Tetra Owners Guide-Care, Diet, Cost.

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Take a walk around the aquarium section of any pet store and you will find an array of freshwater tetra. From chubby to slim, spotted to striped and multi-colored to neon there is a species to suit us all. Found mainly within community tanks but occasionally species only a school of these delights really is …

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Gardneri Panchax Killifish (Fundulopanchax gardneri)

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Do you want to add some color to your Freshwater Tropical Fishtank? Then look no further than the beautiful Gardneri Panchax Killifish (Fundulopanchax gardneri). Their name is derived from the term Killy which is from the Dutch word meaning ditch, channel or creek like where most Killifish are found in the wild. Many beginners stay away …

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Corydoras Sterbai: Diet | Sexing | Breeding | Cost

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Corydoras Sterbai or Sterba’s Cory, Sterbai Cory, or Sterba’s Corydoras as they are sometimes known, are peaceful, bottom-dwelling wonderful little freshwater fish from the armored catfish species. Look in the bottom of any good freshwater fish tank and you’ll find some type of catfish. These little fish not only add a variety to your tank …

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Complete Tiger Oscar Care Guide | Breeding | Care Guide Sheet | Diet

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 Tiger 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 …

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

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


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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