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Three Band Clownfish

Three Band-Clownfish; All about Aquarium Set up, Care, and Breeding

Quite well and beloved fish “Three-band Clownfish ” is a sturdy and reliable anemonefish. It is a member of the enduring Clarkii Complex. They are also known as Three-band Clownfish, Three Striped Clownfish, Three-Banded Anemonefish, Three Striped Clown, and Three Band Anemonefish.      Fish keepers usually pick them because they are easy to keep and care …

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Bumblebee Cichlids – Tank setup, size, lifespan, and care guide

Native to Lake Malawi in Africa, the Bumblebee Cichlids are so-called because of the colorful pattern they share with the flying insect. It is also called by other names like Pseudotropheus crabro, Hornet Cichlid or Maylandia or Mbuna as called by the Tonga people of Malawi. It translates into “Rock Fish”. Since Lake Malawi is …

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Red Devil Cichlids – A Complete Guide

These Central American fish are native to the lakes of Nicaragua, Managua and Xiloa. Named Amphilophus labiatus in 1864, this fish is commonly known as the Red Devil Cichlid in the aquarium trade and rightly so because of its devilish features and the aggression of a hellhound. This is quite a large and aggressive fish …

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Texas Cichlids – A complete care Guide

Discovered a long time ago in 1854, the Herichthys cyanoguttatus also known as Texas Cichlid or the Rio Grande Cichlid is the only cichlid native to the USA, or in other words “The NorthernMost Cichlid”. This large species of cichlids was being imported into Europe as early as 1912. Their large size, hardiness and aggressive …

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Jaguar Cichlid care guide

Jaguar Cichlid (Managuense): All you need to know.

The Parachromis Managuensis or the Jaguar Cichlid is native to Central America, namely, the Costa Rica and Honduras regions. These are freshwater fish that goes by many other names like Managuense Cichlid, Managua Cichlid, Guapote Tigre, Aztec Cichlid, Spotted Guapote, or the Jaguar Guapote. They were exported by aquarists and other hobbyists to outer regions …

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peacock cichlid

Peacock Cichlid – All you need to know about it.

Native to Lake Malawi in Africa, the Peacock Cichlid belongs to the Aulonocara genus which consists of over 22 different species. Known as the most colorful fish, these omnivorous cichlids will make your aquarium stand out. The most interesting fact about them is that they are non-aggressive most of the time, very unlike other cichlids. …

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Cichlids

A Compete Care Guide About Cichlids (CICHLIDAE)

Every aquarist would love to have cichlids in their tank because of their interesting personalities and vivid colors, they can, however, be difficult to keep for beginners as compared to freshwater fish because of their territorial nature and high pH and hardness requirements. The key lies in understanding their lifestyle and dietary requirements. A large …

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dwarf cichlids - Apistogramma

Everything You Need To Know About dwarf cichlid (Apistogramma)

The Apistogramma, also known as the Dwarf Cichlids are not a single species of fish, but a huge genus of freshwater fish native to South America. It was given its name back in 1913 by the ichthyologist Charles Tate Regan. The Apistogramma genus consists of 93 different species, some of which we will discuss below. …

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Ghost Shrimp

Ghost Shrimp – Diet, Tank Mates, and Breeding:

Ghost Shrimp (Palaemonetes Paludosus) is also known as “Glass Shrimp” referring to their crystal-clear transparent body. Their appearance is the main reason behind so much attention they get from fishkeepers. Ghost shrimps are bred for two main reasons 1) as fish feeders, 2) for home aquariums. Thus, it is important to know for what purpose …

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Rummy nose tetra

Rummy Nose Tetra – Diet, Breeding and Complete Care Guide:

Rummy nose tetra is without any doubt a perfect freshwater aquarium fish with its enchanting beauty, sparkling colors, and playful nature. Rummy nose tetras can catch anyone’s attention with their mesmerizing display of colors, as they move in groups it almost feels like a dream. With so much beauty comes immense delicacy as well, thus, …

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Red Tail Shark

Red Tail Shark – Tankmates, Diet, and Care Guide

Red Tail sharks are one of the most popular freshwater fish that is easy to take care of. Their mesmerizing colors and entertaining natures make them one of the best aquarium fish. Red tail sharks were considered extinct a while ago, the aquarium trade is responsible for the species remaining. Thus, right now red-tailed sharks …

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Celestial Pearl Danio | A Complete Care Guide

The Celestial Pearl Danio is also known as “Danio Margaritatus” or famous as “Galaxy Rasbora” in the aquarium trade, even though it was later confirmed that this is very different compared to the Rasbora family, is a very tiny, micro, colorful freshwater fish native to SouthEast Asia. To be more specific, this fish is endemic …

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