Fish of the Month!

The Discus (Symphysodon aequifasciatus) is what most would describe as the crown jewel of the freshwater aquarium hobby. Found in river basins, lakes and rivers in South America this regal aquarium fish is a demanding but highly rewarding species of…

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Fish of the Month!

Planted freshwater aquariums can be very low maintenance and the perfect environment for many of our aquatic pets. There are many different methods and products available to the aquatic plant keeper. No matter the particulars, growing aquarium plants is easy…

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Fish of the Month!

The ocean contains a plethora of aquatic creatures. Some of the most prominent critters which scour the reef are the hardshelled crabs. Crabs can be found in all stratae of the worlds oceans, as well as some freshwater habitats. Species…

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Fish of the Month!

The common Angelfish, Pterophylum scalare, is a species of tropical cichlid found in both the Amazon and Orinoco basins of South America. The Angelfish lives up to its name with their long, flowing fins and elegant delta of a body….

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Fish of the Month!

There are many different types of Saltwater shrimp, A favorite among Saltwater hobbyist is the Skunk Cleaner Shrimp (Lysmata amboinensis). Even those unfamiliar to the hobby have seen pictures of the Cleaner Shrimp using his white antenna to advertise his…

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Fish of the Month!

The Harlequin Rasbora (Rasbora heteromorpha) is a small fish, which is a member of the Cyprinidae family. The Harlequin Rasbora is described as being differently shaped (heteromorpha translating from Greek “differently shaped”) as compared to other members of the Rasbora…

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Fish of the Month!

The Betta fish (Betta splendens) is a type of Gourami that live in the rice patty fields of Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Thailand. While in the wild these subtropical fish live in a extreme variance of temperatures, they do best…

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Fish of the Month!

The Convict Cichlid (Amatitlania nigrofasciata) is a South American cichlid found in the rivers and streams in the southern edge of Central America near Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras, but have also been observed in well planted lakes. The Convict…

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Fish of the Month!

The Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) is a tropical marine reef fish from the Pacific and Indian oceans. While the clownfish has been widely available for many decades it became a Celebrity after the release of the Disney movie, Finding Nemo in…

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Fish of the Month!

     The Goldfish (Carassius auratus) is a freshwater species originating in east Asia.  It was one of the first fish in the world to be domesticated by humans some one thousand years ago. The Goldfish comes in many variety’s…

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