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Otocinclus Catfish Aquarium Care Guide

The catfish group consist of many unique species, and among these, is the Otocinclus genus. Otocinclus catfish are found in abundance in the shallow Waters of South America –  from Argentina to Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Venezuela and Paraguay. There are about 19 different species in this genus, and these are primarily distinguishable by their colors. […]

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Comet Goldfish Breeding, Care, Feeding Care Guide

Hey! Are you a fish person? Then I’m sure Comet Goldfish is quite familiar to you. The Comet-tailed Goldfish or the Comet, as it is shortly called, is a single tailed fish which appears more or less similar to the common Goldfish. It varies from the common Goldfish by its uniquely long, deeply forked comet-like […]

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Killifish : Behavior, Feeding, Care and Breeding Guide

Elegant, colourful and majestically graceful, killifish is one of the most beautiful types of fish you can find anywhere. With almost 1,300 species of killifish (you can also call them killies), they all belong to the families of Cyprinodontiformes (a member of the superorder Atherinomorpha) which are mainly tiny fish that dwell in freshwater. Unlike […]

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Tiger Barbs- Feeding, Breeding, Behavior Information

Tiger barbs are cyprinids with yellow/orange coloration and black stripes on their body. They are a schooling fish and are capable of surviving a wide range of water parameters. They are found in abundant supply in Thai and Malaysian waters. They are fast swimmers hence will need a tank with good depth, and incorporated with […]

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Yoyo Loach – Feeding, Breeding, and Diseases Information

Yoyo loach is an energetic schooling fish that has its species spread across the Middle East and Asia where they are seen inhabiting still or slow-moving waters. It has zebra-like coloration, and it can grow to a maximum length of 15cm. It is a hardy fish that can survive in slightly acidic to slightly alkaline […]

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Kuhli Loach – Feeding, Breeding and Tankmates information

Kuhli loaches are a group of small, peaceful, eel-like fish that are widely distributed slow-moving rivers of South-West Asia.  Their tank should be densely planted and should have a sandy substrate to have something close to their natural habitat. It should be noted that this fish usually enjoy staying at the bottom of the tank. […]

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Paradise Fish – Feeding, Breeding and Care guide

Paradise fish are vibrantly colored freshwater species that are native to Asia – from India to Taiwan, Korea, Vietnam, and so on. They are known to be exhibit incredible parental instinct as they are ‘bubble-nesters‘. The paradise fish loves being in the tank alone, and its tank should be integrated with a highly efficient filtration […]

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Cherry Barb- Feeding, Behavior, Breeding and Diseases.

Cherry barb is a schooling fish found in wide distribution in Sri-Lankan rivers. It is a small fish with an elongated body and a curved back. It is non-aggressive and easy to care for. It is a small fish, but for the fact,it is schooling fish, and an active swimmer that enjoys going about the […]

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Harlequin Rasboras- Appearance, feeding, Breeding and Tank mates

Harlequin rasboras are distinctively marked out from other cyprinids for their metallic color and black patch that covers nearly half of their body. They are undemanding, peaceful and thrive in a school of 6 –8. They are small in size, and a 20-litre should be perfect for keeping them. Their tank should be adequately furnished […]

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