Mixed Pygocentrus (Piranha) Tank

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Tank Size – 940L Fish Kept – 10 x 4 – 8″ pygocentrus nattereri 2 x 11.5 – 14″ pygocentrus cariba 1 x 16+” pygocentrus cariba 1 x 14″ pygocentrus piraya 1 x 12″ common plec Filtration – 2 x …

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Ember Tetra – Hyphessobrycon Amandae

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Common name: Ember Tetra, Red Dwarf Tetra, Fire Tetra Scientific name: Hyphessobrycon Amandae Average Adult Fish Size:  0.8 inches  /  2 cm Place of Origin: South America, in the state of Mato Grosso. Typical Tank setup: Heavily planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. …

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Dave’s New DIY Tank

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Tank Size – 300 litre Fish Kept – Green spot puffer, Tyre track eel, 2 koi angels, 1 golden gourami, 1 calico snakehead Filtration – boy efu35 external filter with UV and 200l/h powered with fan outlet for water movement …

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Head and Tail Light Tetra – Hemigrammus Ocellifer

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Common name: Head and Tail Light Tetra, Beacon Tetra Scientific name: Hemigrammus Ocellifer Average Adult Fish Size:  1.8 inches  /  4.5 cm Place of Origin: South America, specifically Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Peru and Brazil. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with …

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Lemon Tetra – Hyphessobrycon Pulchripinnis

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Common name: Lemon Tetra Scientific name: Hyphessobrycon Pulchripinnis Average Adult Fish Size:  1.6 inches  /  4 cm Place of Origin: South America, Brazil. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. They love playing in a moderate to strong current. …

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Diagnosing and Treating Algae in Tropical Aquariums

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The most carefully tended tropical aquarium can still fall prey to algae, which can quickly overwhelm the tank. Left unchecked, algae saps vital nutrients from the water and can stop oxygen and light from reaching other plants and fish. In …

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Pristella Tetra – Pristella Maxillaris

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Common name: Pristella Tetra, Xray Tetra, X-Ray Tetra Scientific name: Pristella Maxillaris Average Adult Fish Size:  1.8 inches  /  4.5 cm Place of Origin: South America, specifically Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana and northern Brazil. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks …

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Red Belly Pacu – Piaractus Brachypomum

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Common name: Red Belly Pacu, Red Bellied Pacu Scientific name: Piaractus Brachypomum Average Adult Fish Size:  24 inches  /  60 cm Place of Origin: South America. Rio Orinoco and Amazon basins in Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. Typical Tank setup: Plenty …

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Interpet Waterproof LED Light Strip Review

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With more and more LED lighting solutions coming on to the market the prices are being driven down and becoming more affordable to fish keepers than they once were. Following this trend are a big player in the fish world, …

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Beautiful Glowfish Tetra

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Tank Size – 28 gallon bowfront Fish Kept – 5 glowfish tetra. Purple – human torch, blue – Mr.fantastic, orange – the thing, pink –  the invisible woman, green – Hulk. Waiting on a red 🙂 Filtration – tetra whisper …

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