Freshwater Shrimp are the jewels of freshwater planted aquariums. Found naturally in East Asia these Neocaridina shrimp have been bred to be many different colors, including but not limited to blue, red, yellow, black, white and striped variants of…

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Zoanthids are a type of matting polyp native to coral reefs and marine environments. Being a less demanding coral it is often seen as a great starter coral with colors ranging from muted to the bright and extravagant colors often…

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Cory (Corydoras) are a species of armored catfish that thrive in the warm waters of Brazil and other South American countries. They are characterized as a stout catfish with prominent barbs used to sift the river beds of the Amazon…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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