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

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

Rainbow Tetra Care (Nematobrycon lacortei): Diet, Tank Requirements & Breeding

Etymology The scientific name of the Rainbow tetra as first described by Weitzman & Fink in 1971 is Nematobrycon lacortei. Appearance Rainbow tetras have quite an interesting appearance. Their bodies display multiple colors in a way that is reminiscent of a rainbow. Rainbows have a dark lateral line, which is not always very prominent. The … Read more

Congo Tetra Care: Habitat, Diet, Tank Mates & Breeding

The Congo tetra makes a beautiful addition to any freshwater aquarium. Originating from Africa, they are found in the Congo River Basin where they like to in slightly acidic, densely vegetated waters. The best part of this species is its beautiful orange, silver, and light blue iridescent coloration. As bigger fish, they are responsive to … Read more