Amano Shrimp – Caridina Multidentata: A Complete Aquarist’s Guide

Amano Shrimp

Amano Shrimp are becoming more and more popular amongst the aquarists for its relentless freshwater algae-eating ability. Furthermore, they are peaceful, active swimmers, animated, and always in the lookout for food. They eat the leftovers and the debris on the aquarium floor. They are commonly known as Amano Shrimp, Japonica Amano Shrimp, Yamato Shrimp, Japanese […]

Kuhli Loach – A Comple Species Profile, Care and Guide

Kuhli Loach

Kuhli Loach is also known as Coolie Loach, is a slender snake looking nocturnal fish. Kuhli Loach is a scavenger fish that dwell at the bottom cleaning. They enjoy burrowing in the soft substrate and stay awake all night long, scavenging your tank. This eel looking fish is shy with a peaceful temperament. Despite its […]

Java Moss – Vesicularia dubyana, Taxiphyllum barbieri: An Aquarist’s guide

Java moss scientific name

Java Moss is one of the most popular and uncomplicated aquarium plants. Java Moss is a Moss, which belongs to the hypnaceae family. It is native to Southeast Asia. It is quite prevalent in a wet tropical region and grows on tree trunks, rocks, riverbanks, creeks, and other waterways. Owing to its low maintenance and […]

Jack Dempsey Fish – All you need to know about this Cichlid

Jack Dempsey Fish

Jack Dempsey Fish is also known as Cichlasoma biocellatum Regan 1909, octofasciatum (Regan 1903), and nicknamed Manassa Mauler. It is one of the most popular freshwater aquarium fishes. They are known for their fierce looks, vibrant colors, and great personalities. Although they are native to the rivers of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras, you can find their population […]

Ember Tetra – A Beautiful Addition to Your Aquarium

Ember Tetra - hyphessobrycon amandae

Ember Tetra is also known as Dwarf Tetra, Fire Tetra, Red Nano-Tetra. It is a vibrant tiny freshwater, tropical fish, native to Rio das Mortes, some 100 km before its confluence with the Braço Maior of the Rio Araguaia (the western border of the Isla do Bananal). State of Mato Grosso, Central Brazil.  This bright-colored, […]