Molly fish: a complete guide for caring and breeding

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Scientific name: Poecilia latipinna Common names: Molly fish Family: Poeciliidae Origin: North Carolina to Texas and the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico Temperament: peaceful Maximum length: 3.2 inches (male) and 4.8 inches (female) Lifespan: 3-5 years […]

German Blue Ram: complete guide for caring and breeding

Scientific name: Mikrogeophagus ramirezi Common names: German Blue Ram, Ram cichlid, Ramirezi Distribution: South America Family: Cichlidae Lifespan: 2-3 years Maximum length: 4 inches (10 cm) Tank level: middle Temperament: semi peaceful Tank size: At […]

Tiger Barb: a complete guide for caring and breeding

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Scientific Name: Puntius tetrazona Common Names: Tiger Barb, Sumatra Barb Family: Cyprinidae Origin: South Asia Temperament: semi-aggressive Tank level: middle Maximum length: 3 inches (7.6 cm) Lifespan: 6 years Minimum tank: 20 gallons Temperature: 68-77°F […]

Zebra Danio: a complete guide for caring and breeding

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Scientific name: Danio rerio Common names: Zebra Danio, Zebrafish, Striped Danio Family: Cyprinidae Origin: India, Bangladesh, South Asian Temperament: peaceful Lifespan: 2-3 years Maximum length: 2.8 inches (7 cm) Tank size: 10 gallons Neutral pH: […]

Neon Tetra: a complete guide for caring and breeding

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Scientific name: Paracheirodon innesi Common names: Neon Tetra, Neon Origin: South America Temperament: peaceful Maximum length: 1.2-1.6 inches (3-4 cm) Lifespan: 8 years Minimum tank: 10 gallons Tank level: mid to bottom dwelling Temperature: 68-77 […]

Swordtail fish: a complete guide for caring and breeding

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Scientific name: Xiphophorus hellerii Family: Poeciliidae Common name: Green Swordtail, Swordtail fish Length: 5.5-6.3 inches (14.0 – 16.0 cm) Activity: all level of the aquarium Care level: very easy Lifespan: 3-5 years Tank size: at […]