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

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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Best Automatic Fish Feeders – No Vacation worries!

Going on a long vacation and worried about your fish? Then fear not, simply buy one of the best automatic fish feeders on the market today and relax in the knowledge that your fish are receiving the correct amount of food each day. One of the biggest obstacles for people considering buying a pet is …

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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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What to do if you overfeed your fish – Everyone does it!

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We have all at some point in our Fishkeeping lives made this mistake. Overfeeding your fish can be harmful in more ways than one.  In this article, What to do if you overfeed your fish?  We’ll explain why it’s important not to overfeed your fish and what to do if do. Our simple step by …

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

tailspot blenny

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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