Bristlenose Pleco: Tank Requirements, Diet, Breeding & Compatibility of Bushynosed Plecos

The Bristlenose pleco, also known as the bushynose pleco, is a peaceful addition to your community. Bristlenose plecos are part of the Ancistrus gensus, which currently holds over 76 different species of bristlenose plecos. The name Ancistrus is from Latin, and stands for “hook”, alluding to the pleco’s dermal teeth also known as odontodes, found … Read more

The Most Expensive Plecos in the World

Plecos come in many colors and sizes and can be a great addition to an aquarium tank. Typically, you will find common plecos at the pet stores for under $30. The rarest and most exquisite species are expensive. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the most expensive and rarest plecos in the world. Generally, … Read more

Firemouth Cichlid Care: Habitat, Tank Requirements, Breeding & more

The Firemouth Cichlid, also known as the Red-breasted Cichlid, can bring fiery red colors to a freshwater aquarium. The species is easy to care for.  Firemouth cichlids are peaceful but occasionally will show signs of aggressivity. This is most common during spawning when the pair begin digging in the substrate. Appearance The Firemouth cichlid is … Read more

Aquarium Fish That Look Like Sharks

Fish that look like sharks Sharks are fascinating creatures. From Hollywood movies to skeletal museum exhibitions,  sharks spark interest and among many, who are fascinated by its danger. So, wouldn’t it be cool to have a shark tank? Yes, absolutely. But is it possible to have a shark living in a tank?  Yes, it is … Read more

How To Tell if Guppies Are Pregnant?

Guppies are some of the most common fish in the aquarium hobby. Aside from their beautiful colors, they are also very easy to keep. They can cope well in community tanks because of their peaceful and non-aggressive nature. How do guppies give birth? Guppies are one of the few species of aquarium fish that get … Read more

The World’s Most Expensive Guppies

Guppies are one of the most popular fish in the fishkeeping. The average guppies also are known as mutt guppies are inexpensive. But “fancy” guppies—which are selectively bred—can be more expensive, depending on the rarity and appearance of the strain. The most expensive guppies are typically competition guppies also known as “show guppies.” Selective-breeding In … Read more