Fish

How To Care For Your Glass Catfish (Kryptopterus Bicirrhis): Full Care Guide

How To Care For Your Glass Catfish (Kryptopterus Bicirrhis): Full Care Guide

The glass catfish (also known as the ghost catfish) is among the most fascinating little critters you can get for your aquarium. Because of their totally transparent bodies, they have become a popular freshwater fish for aquarium hobbyists in search of a unique fish species to add to their home tank. Glass catfish are also …

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How To Keep Your New Red Claw Crabs (Sesarma Bidens): Full Care Guide

How To Keep Your New Red Claw Crabs (Sesarma Bidens): Full Care Guide

Red claw crabs, otherwise known as Preisesemara Bidens, are a tropical brackish species that are wonderfully fascinating to own. Originating in the swamps of the Indo-Pacific region, they boast vibrant, beautiful colors and, thanks to their active lifestyle, you will never be bored when owning one of these little crustaceans. Although exciting and entertaining, red …

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Caring For Your Black Ghost Knife Fish (Apteronotus Albifrons)

Caring For Your Black Ghost Knife Fish (Apteronotus Albifrons)

Black Ghost Knife Fish – that also go by their scientific name Apteronotus Albifrons – are tropical freshwater fish that look elegant and mesmerizing due to their unique shape and their color, so it’s no surprise if you’re thinking about getting one for your fish tank! These fish are extremely popular with people who create …

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How To Keep And House Iridescent Sharks (Pangasius Hypophthalmus): Diet Feeding, Breeding & More

How To Keep And House Iridescent Sharks (Pangasius Hypophthalmus): Diet Feeding, Breeding & More

The iridescent sharks, also known as the iridescent catfish, or by its binomial nomenclature, Pangasius hypophthalmus, is a species of freshwater fish known for its large size and shark-like appearance.  Iridescent sharks definitely aren’t recommended for beginners, partly because of the sheer amount of space required to keep these fish healthy and happy. But if …

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Bumblebee Gobies (Brachygobius): Diet, Feeding, Breeding & More

Bumblebee Gobies (Brachygobius): Diet, Feeding, Breeding & More

Bumblebee Gobies are popular additions to aquariums because of their gorgeous colors and patterns. However, these little fish have fairly specific care requirements, meaning that you shouldn’t bring this species home on a whim just because they look nice.  If you’re interested in Bumblebee Gobies as an aquarist, the first thing you should do is …

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How To Succeed With Malaysian Trumpet Snails (Melanoides)

How To Succeed With Malaysian Trumpet Snails (Melanoides)

If you look in the aquatic section of any pet store, you’ll probably come across Malaysian Trumpet snails, otherwise known as Malanoides.  There’s no denying that Malaysian trumpet snails are beautiful and fascinating creatures, and they’re not too difficult to care for, but if you don’t closely monitor their behavior, they can quickly start to …

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How To Care For Your New Vampire Tetra (Hydrolycus Scomberoides): Diet Feeding, Breeding & More

How To Care For Your New Vampire Tetra (Hydrolycus Scomberoides): Diet Feeding, Breeding & More

They’re an iconic creature of the night, vampires are prominent figures in myths and legends, but they’re not real… right? Well, not completely, but the Vampire Tetra is certainly an eerie creature with large fangs that might give you the creeps! The Characin are an incredibly diverse group of fish, and no fish proves that …

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How To Care For Your New Vampire Shrimp (Atya Gabonensis): Diet Feeding, Breeding & More

How To Care For Your New Vampire Shrimp (Atya Gabonensis): Diet Feeding, Breeding & More

Of all of the different varieties of shrimp, the Vampire Shrimp is arguably the most interesting of them all. Their slightly plumper size, as well as their ability to change color, means that many people often become fascinated with these shrimp, and often want to own some for themselves. If you’re looking to own some …

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