Freshwater Fish

A Vampire Tetra swimming near the base of a tank

Vampire Tetra: All you need to Know about this Predaceous Fish

The Vampire tetra are kept by many aquarium hobbyists, but before you decide to keep one have a good understanding of their requirements and what it really takes to keep them in an aquarium.

To start with, they are one of those fish that require water that strictly resembles that of their habitat.

They are large fish that put out lots of waste hence, the water requires constant filtration and other quality maintenance measures.

EMBER TETRA (FULL CARE GUIDE)

Ember Tetra: Care, Diet, Lifespan, Tank size and more

Who wouldn’t love a fish that is not just beautiful and captivating to look at but at the same time quite easy to maintain. I guess that’s the main reason why Ember Tetras are one of the most beloved and commonly recommended fish to hobbyists of all experience level. What I like about the Ember Tetras; …

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Rubber Lip Pleco (Chaetostoma milesi): Full Care Guide

Rubber Lip Pleco: Care, Diet, Lifespan, Tank size and more

Bottom dwellers are also a fantastic additions to aquariums and in terms of them, the Rubber Lip Pleco can not be ignored.  They are one of the best options if you want a very peaceful freshwater bottom dwellers to start with or add to your existing aquarium.  Or, your tank is being heavily overrun by algae and …

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Tiger Shovelnose Catfish care guide

Tiger Shovelnose Catfish: Care, Diet, Lifespan, Tank size and More

The Tiger Shovelnose Catfish despite its popularity in the aquarium hobby space is not as easy to keep like most other freshwater fish.  Consequently, it makes sense to gather information that will help you understand its all its features and requirements and finally, realise whether you are up to the task of keeping it. I …

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Bubble Eye Goldfish Full Care Guide

Bubble Eye Goldfish: Care, Diet, Lifespan, Tank size and more

The Bubble Eye goldfish is one of the most distinctive freshwater fish because of its very unique physical features. This is why they have become so popular in the aquarium hobby space.  However, what is not so popular is the information needed in order to satisfy their special requirements.  They need special care which can …

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