Red Bellied Piranha – Pygocentrus Nattereri

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Common name: Red Bellied Piranha Scientific name: Pygocentrus Nattereri Average Adult Fish Size: 10 inches / 25 cm Place of Origin: Currently accepted to occur throughout much of the Amazon basin (Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and questionably Colombia) as well as …

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Kribensis – Pelvicachromis Pulcher

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Common Name: Kribensis, Krib Scientific Name: Pelvicachromis Pulcher Average Adult Fish Size: 3 inches / 8 cm Place of Origin: Nigeria, Cameroon Typical Tank Setup: Heavily planted aquarium with low amount of water movement. Recommended Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 20 gallon / 80 litre Compatibility: Suitable for the community …

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Eastern Rainbowfish – Melanotaenia Splendida

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Common name: Eastern Rainbowfish Scientific name: Melanotaenia Splendida Average Adult Fish Size: 6 inches / 15 cm Place of Origin: Australia Typical Tank setup: Eastern Rainbows are a very popular aquarium fish, and don’t require anything special. A peaceful community …

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Tunately

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Tank Size – Juwel Rio 240 (240 litre) Fish Kept – 2x Percula Clowns 4x Green Chromis 1x Royal Gramma 1x Aiptasia Eating Filefish 1x Firefish 1x Crosshtach Goby 2x Regal Damsels 1x Yellow Tang Various snails and shrimp as clean …

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Bandit Corydoras Catfish – Corydoras Matae

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Common Name: Bandit Corydoras Catfish Scientific Name: Corydoras Matae Average Adult Fish Size: 2 inches / 5 cm Place of Origin: Columbia, South America. Typical Tank Setup: These bottom dwellers will like plenty of bogwood and some rocks as well …

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What Does kH Mean In Fish Keeping

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The most important thing to understand when looking at Kh (also known as carbonate hardness) or any other measurement, is that fish live so completely in their environment that we need to balance it for them. The term “kh” refers …

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Red Leopard Discus – Symphysodon Aequifaciatus sp.

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Common Name: Red Leopard Discus, Discus Scientific Name: Symphysodon Aequifaciatus sp. Average Adult Fish Size: 8 inches / 20 cm Place of Origin: Amazon basin of S. America Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with driftwood / bogwood and some rock …

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Checkered Barb – Puntius Oligolepis

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Common name: Checkered Barb Scientific name: Puntius Oligolepis Average Adult Fish Size:  2 inches  /  5 cm Place of Origin: Indonesia Typical Tank setup: A well planted aquarium with rock work and driftwood / bogwood. Plants will give the weaker …

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How To Perform A Fish Tank Aquarium Water Change

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One of the most important things you can do with a fish tank is ensure the water quality is as it’s best, by this we mean that your levels and parameters are correct. There are more important parameters than others. …

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Albino Corydoras Catfish – Corydoras Aeneus

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Common Name: Albino Corydoras Catfish Scientific Name: Corydoras Aeneus Average Adult Fish Size: 2 inches / 5 cm Place of Origin: Amazon, South America. Typical Tank Setup: These bottom dwellers will like plenty of bogwood and some rocks as well …

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