Spotted Catfish

Spotted Catfish Care Guide: Tank Setup and much more – 2021

  Spotted Catfishes are among the most interesting catfishes that are pretty different in look and have a charming temperament. They are too easy to care for in captivity and make a great tank mate for other fishes in the tank. Spotted catfish is usually found in the Amazon river basin, across Bolivia, Peru, Columbia, and Brazil. They come with a prominent spotted look and are best kept in a group. These fishes are too easy to take care of in a 35-gallon tank. They live for at least 15-20 years with proper care.   Category Rating Level of Care Very easy Appearance Dark brown, or bluish-black...
Red Tail Black Shark

Red Tail Black Shark Shark Care Guide: Tank Setup and much more – 2021

  Are you looking for a beautiful fish for your freshwater aquarium? Well, then Epalzeorhynchos bicolor is an apt choice for you. Also known as red tailed black shark, this fish can be one of the best collections for your aquarium. Red tailed black shark is a little freshwater fish native to Thailand.  Growing up to 4.5-inches, these fishes are best kept in groups of 6 or more without any worries. These fishes are semi-aggressive but do not attack unnecessarily. They can be easily taken care of by intermediaries.   Category Rating Level of care Moderate Appearance Black body with a red tail Temperament Semi-aggressive Life expectancy 5-6 years Size 4.5-inches Diet Omnivores Family Cyprinidae Tank size 50...
Mariana Trench

The Mariana Trench – Deepest Part of the Ocean

  The depth of the ocean holds a lot of mystery in it. Not all parts of the ocean in the world are accessible. Again, some places are accessible, but they contain many mysterious and weird facts that can startle you. Mariana Trench is one of those mysterious places, which is home to an array of strange Mariana Trench fish. Mariana Trench harbors plenty of mysteries, which are not yet appropriately explored. Located in the Pacific Ocean, this trench is so deep that it can even cover the entire Everest mountain range. From strange bio-metallic sounds to crazy weather and temperature fluctuations, this...
Madagascar Rainbowfish

Madagascar Rainbowfish Care Guide: Tank Setup and much more – 2021

  What are your ideas about adding rainbow-hued fish to your tank? Tempting, right! Madagascar Rainbowfish is an excellent choice for aquariums with their charming look and calm temperament. Madagascar Rainbowfish are best cared for in a 30-gallon tank with slightly alkaline hard water. These fishes are usually found in Madagascar and come with a rainbow hue on their body. You can pet them with other quiet fish. They extend up to 5.9 inches and live for 5-11 years.   Category Rating Level of Care Easy Appearance Rainbow hue with a yellowish-brown tint Temperament Peaceful Life Expectancy 5-11 years Size 5.9-inches Diet Omnivores Family Bedotiidae Tank Size 30-gallon Tank Environment Slightly alkaline hard water with dense vegetation Tankmates Peaceful About Madagascar Rainbow Fish   Madagascar Rainbowfish...
Duboisi Cichlid

Duboisi Cichlid Care Guide: Tank Setup and much more – 2021

  Tropheus Duboisi, having the common name, Duboisi Cichlid, is one of the best fishes for expert aquarium hobbyists. Many of you might not know about them, but they are the most unique and gorgeous-looking species that can make your tank the center of attraction for your guests. Duboisi Cichlid has its origin in northern Lake Tanganyika, Africa. They live more than 5 years subject to proper care. But these fishes are pretty aggressive towards their relative species. They are not easy to take care of and are best kept with their own species group of 12.   Category Rating Level of care Medium Appearance Black,...
Columbian Shark

Columbian Shark Care Guide: Tank Setup and much more – 2021

  Are you thinking of housing mini-sharks in your home? Well, in that case, Columbian sharks will rightly give you the best feel of keeping little sharks in your home aquarium. Columbian Shark catfish are unique with their behavior of making noises. These fishes are usually 14-inches in length and live for 15 long years with proper care in a 75-100 gallon aquarium. These catfish are schooling fishes and best for an expert fish keeper.   Category Rating Level of Care Slightly difficult Appearance Silvery-grey appearance, along with white underside combined with black pectorals Temperaments Peaceful but predatory Life Expectancy 15 years Size 14-inches Diet Omnivores Family Ariidae Tank Size 75-100 gallon Tank Environment Hard brackish water with minimal plants Tankmates Peaceful About Columbian...
Celebes Rainbowfish

Celebes Rainbowfish Care Guide: Tank Setup and much more – 2021

  Celebes is a cute little fish that is hard to avoid and can be taken well care of by any intermediate-level fish-keeper. Though they look tiny and innocent, they tend to be highly active and moody if not adequately treated. Nevertheless, these fishes can be your favorite in enhancing your tank’s beauty due to their attractive look and peaceful nature. Ladigesi celebes rainbowfish is a native to the streams of Sulawesi, Indonesia. They live up to 4-5 years, depending on the level of care. These fishes are peaceful and best kept with non-aggressive groups of 6 to 8 other species....
Bitterling

Bitterling Care Guide: Tank Setup and much more – 2021

  Bitterlings are one of the cutest fishes that can glow up your tank with their utter brightness. These small carp-like fish of the Cyprinidae family are noted for their unusual breeding manner, making them more exceptional. These shiny silver little creatures with peaceful temperaments are among the best choices to be added to your family. So, if you want to know more, keep reading this article. Bitterling is a native of the Rhone river basin in France and the Neya river in Russia. They grow up to 4-inches and live till 5-6 years. These fishes are very peaceful and best...
Four-Eyed Fish

Four-Eyed Fish Care Guide: Tank Setup and much more – 2021

  Have you ever heard of four-eyed fish? Sounds bizarre, right! Well, four-eyed fishes are pretty popular among aquarists, and they are well-known for their unique construction of eyes.   These four-eyed fishes come with a cigar-shaped body and a very unique eye shape via which they can clearly see both above and below the water. They are very easy to care for in a large tank. These types of fishes are quite peaceful, but they can make small fishes their meal.   Category Rating Level of care Easy Appearance Olive-brown back and lighter cream-colored body sides and belly, with bigger lobed eyes Temperament Peaceful but predatory Life expectancy 6-10 years Size 8-12...