A big list of hardy freshwater fish for starting aquariums


Although there are many ways to establish the nitrogen cycle in an aquarium, most hobbyists choose to use so-called “starter fish” for the purpose. Perhaps this is because this method allows the […]

Betta fish life span – How long do Betta fish typically live for?


It is generally agreed upon that the average life span of a Betta fish is approximately two to six years. Two to three years is the norm, four to six years is […]

What kinds of fish can live with a Betta in a small tank?

2.5 gallon Betta fish tank

They are aptly named Siamese Fighting Fish. Bettas, especially those of the splendens species, are indeed a truculent bunch. But that doesn’t mean they’re destined to live a solitary life, forever swimming […]

Tiger Oscar Cichlid housing, caring and feeding


If you have a larger aquarium and you’re looking for an easy-to-care fish that is still very entertaining, consider the Tiger Oscar Cichlid. They are a very hardy fish with amazing coloration […]

How to care for, feed and change water for Betta fish?

best Betta fish tank

Betta fish originate from stagnant and shallow waters does not mean they can live in poor quality water. Kept in small bowls with nothing to do they often become sick and die […]

How to stock a freshwater fish tank, how many & which types of fish?

Stocking a freshwater fish tank takes a good deal of thought and preparation in order to ensure that all of the fish in your tank get along. You would not, for example, […]

Dwarf Gourami (colisa lalia) types, keeping, breeding

Dwarf Gourami (Colisa lalia) is ideal fish for small fish tanks for beginners. They are peaceful fish and can live well with other fish in a 10 gallon aquarium. About Dwarf Gourami (Colisa […]

How to care for Guppies – best fish for starters’ small aquariums?


If you are new to the world of fish breeding then Guppies are the perfect starting point. These small fish can live well in small fish tanks and a 10 gallon fish […]

How to breed Guppies and care for the fry fish


Guppies are the perfect fish for beginners because it’s very easy to keep and breed, even in a small tank like a 10 gallon aquarium. They are livebearers which means they don’t lay […]

How to properly care for and breed Platy fish?

Platy fish, also known as Moon fish, Platy Sunset, are a beautiful tropical fish which are colorful and easy-to-keep for beginners. Platies are very easy to care for but also very peaceful in […]