The Amano Shrimp (Caridina multidentata)

The Amano Shrimp is one of the more popular and readily available freshwater invertebrates kept as pets. It is a hardy shrimp that is one of the better algae eaters. Its peaceful nature makes it a good option for community tanks. It is also a popular option for planted tanks. Etymology The Amano shrimp (Caridina … Read more

Why is my Gourami Losing Color?

Gouramis make an excellent addition to any freshwater aquarium, but they can lose color due to various factors. Stress is one of the most common causes of gouramis losing color. Many factors, such as poor water quality, bad tankmates, overcrowding, inadequate nutrion, bad lighting, disease and injury can cause stress in fish. Fortunately, these issues … Read more

The Guide to the Cobra Guppy

The Cobra Guppy is a unique and stunning variety of guppies. With its striking coloration, pattern, and long flowing fins, the Cobra Guppy is an excellent addition to an aquarium. Behaviorally, Cobras are an active, hardy species that is relatively easy to care for, making them a great choice for beginner aquarists. This guide will … Read more

Corydoras: The Complete Care Guide

Corydoras (Corydoras Paleatus), who are also often referred to as cory fish, are a species that have originated from the waters of Uruguay and Brazil. These fish are loved by many aquarists due to several factors making them ideal in many aquarium settings. Keeping Corydoras may not be challenging, but some guidelines will help you … Read more

How to Maintain an Aquarium

Proper aquarium maintenance is necessary to ensure the health and well-being of the fish, critters, and plants in your aquarium. Maintaining the Filtration Your aquarium filter is one of the most consequential elements of your aquarium system. Filter maintenance promotes ideal conditions for the growth of your beneficial bacteria. You can maintain your filter by … Read more

Do Corydoras Eat Algae?

Corydoras are bottom-feeders and may nibble at algae occasionally, but for the most part, corydoras will not eat algae. They much prefer smaller, softer foods, like worms and brine shrimp. If you are looking for an algae-eating fish, Corydoras may only be slightly helpful and are especially not a good choice if you want to … Read more