Colour Enhancing Hormones in African Cichlids

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As far as I can tell this is a subject that’s only just starting to gather momentum, but from the articles and forums I have read it’s obvious people have been noticing these extremely colourful fish that at only 1-2inches …

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Melanoides Tuberculata – Malaysian Trumpet Snail

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Common names: Malaysian Trumpet Snail Scientific name: Melanoides Tuberculata Average Adult Size: 1-1.2inches / 2-3cm Place of origin: Southeast Asia Typical tank setup: Lots of plants and wood for grazing and providing cover. Recommended min. aquarium capacity: 5 imperial gallons / 20 litres – suitable …

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Caridina cantonensis sp. – Crystal Red Shrimp

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Common names: Crystal Red Shrimp – Red Bee Shrimp Scientific name: Caridina cantonensis sp. Average Adult Size: 1-1.2 inches / 2-3cm Place of origin: South Eastern Asia Typical tank setup: Lots of plants and wood for grazing and providing cover. …

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API Saltwater Master Test Kit Review

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Testing water in your tank is always a key part of fish keeping, you are after all keeping water and not keeping fish. So long as the water is good, the fish will be too. The API saltwater master test …

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Aquatics To Your Door Fish Store Review

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There are more and more places online where you can buy your fish. One of these online fish retailers is Aquatics To Your Door and I will share my experiences from buying the fish to them being delivered and the …

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Mixed African Cichlid Tank 250L

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Tank Size – 250L Fish Kept – 2x Labidochromis Caeruleus – Male 1x Labidochromis Caeruleus – Female 1x Labidochromis Hongi – Male 1x Labidochromis Hongi – Female 1x Labidochromis Chisumulae – Female 1x Sciaenochromis Fryeri – Male 1x Sciaenochromis Fryeri …

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How To Cool Down A Fish Tank Aquarium

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Being a typical UK resident I like to complain and moan about weather, whatever it may be and at the time of writing we appear to be experiencing a heat wave here in the UK so here are some things …

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225 Reef Aquarium

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Tank Size – 225g Fish Kept – 1x scopas tang 1x regal tang 2x firefish gobi 1x chromis 3x maroon clown fish 1x Six line wrasse 1x file fish 1x orangespot gobi 1x cardinal fish 1x lawnmower blennie Filtration – …

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Com Fish Tank Aquarium

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Tank Size – Small Fish Kept – Plattys , neon , pepper cats , tiger Pleco Filtration – Two filters Lighting – Standard fit Heating – 100watt Rocks – N/a Plants/Corals – N/a Substrate – Black sand and gravel Description …

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Mixed African Tank

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Tank Size – 135 gal. Oceanic Fish Kept – Aulonocara jacobfreibergi, Pseudotropheus sp.acei, Haplochromis phytophagus, Pseudotropheus zebra Filtration – 55 gal sump Lighting – L.E.D. Heating – 300 watt Aqueon Rocks – Local lime stone Plants/Corals – Substrate – White …

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African Malawi Cichlid Tank

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Tank Size – 320L Fish Kept – bumble bee x1, maison reef x2, afra white top x1 , afra white tail x1, yellow labs x3, lithobates x2, boreleyi x 3, pelmutt x4, moori x2, rusty cichlids x 2, ahli ice …

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Juwel Vision 260 Fish Tank Aquarium

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Tank Size – 4 foot Juwel Vision 260 (260 litres) Fish Kept – 48x Malawi cichlids 3x Angel fish 1x Silver shark 1x Plec 6x Ghost cat fish Silver tails Filtration – 2000 external filter with UV Lighting – 2x54w …

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Lazyman Aquarium

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Tank Size – 14L. Fish Kept – Short snapper Filtration – Bottom gravel filtration Lighting – 5W LED light Heating – No heating Rocks – N/A Plants/Corals – Anubias barteri var. nana Blyxa japonica Whorled Umbrella Plant Substrate – Gravel …

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Juwel Malawi Tank

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Tank Size – 180 liter Fish Kept – Malawi cichlids Filtration – Pump Lighting – Fluorescent Heating – Heater Rocks – Artificial Plants/Corals – Plastic plants Substrate – N/A Description – 18 assorted Malawi fish in my tank This aquarium …

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