Tanganyika Aquarium Fish Tank 750l

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Tank Size – 7’x2’x2′ – around 750 litres Fish Kept – 16x Tropheus Moorii Ilangi Kasaba Bay 3x Tropheus Ikola Kekese 3x Cyathopharynx Featherfin Furcifer 10x Masked Julie – Julidochromis Transcriptus 6x Five bar Cichlid – Neolamprologus Tretocephalus 2x Chalindochromis …

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Benga Peacock – Aulonocara Baenschi Benga

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Common name: Benga Peacock, New Yellow Regal Scientific name: Aulonocara Baenschi Benga Average Adult Fish Size: 14cm / 5 Inches Place of Origin: Lake Malawi Typical Tank setup: Rocky Malawi tank with plenty of open swimming space Recommended Minimum Aquarium …

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Tropheus and Sardine Cichlid Aquarium 400L

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Tank Size – 4’x2’x2′ – around 400 litres Fish Kept – 13x Tropheus Ilangi, 16x Tropheus Moliro, 13x Sardine Cichlid Filtration – 2x Fluval 405 filters Lighting – 4x Aquaray GroBeam 600 and 1x Aquaray Marine White Ultima 600 – …

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Spotted Silver Dollar – Metynnis Lippincottianus

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Common name: Spotted Silver Dollar Scientific name: Metynnis Lippincottianus Average Adult Fish Size: 5 inches / 12 cm Place of Origin: Native to northern parts of the Brazilian Amazon as well as a handful of rivers in French Guiana. Typical Tank setup: …

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Why Does My Tropical Fish Appear To Eat The Surface Of The Water

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It is often worrying when you see your tropical fish behaving in a different way than normal or than you would expect. Observing and watching your fish in their daily routine is always fascinating and the sign of a great …

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New Interactive Fish Tank Aquarium Submission

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We have posted a lot since Tropical Fish Site started in April 2013 and thought it was about time readers of our blog were able to share their fish tank aquariums with the rest of the Tropical Fish Site readers …

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Loricariidae – Hypancistrus sp L333

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Common Name: Loricariidae, L333 Scientific Name: Hypancistrus sp L333 Average Adult Fish Size: 6 inches  /  15 cm Place of Origin: Rio Xingu, Brazil. Typical Tank setup: Sand substrate, wood and many holes for the males to hide. Plants are welcome …

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How Quickly Will My Tropical Fish Grow

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This is very much a “how long is a piece of string” type of question as, unlike humans, there is no definite period of time between being born as fry and becoming a fully grown adult for tropical fish. Tropical …

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Bolivian Ram – Mikrogeophagus Altispinosus

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Common name: Bolivian Ram, Hi-fin Ram, Bolivian Butterfly, Ruby Crown Cichlid Scientific name: Mikrogeophagus Altispinosus Average Adult Fish Size: 2.5 inches / 7 cm Place of Origin: This species appears endemic to the upper rio Madeira basin in Bolivia and Brazil. Records exist …

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Cross Breeding Tropical Fish

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We want to tackle the often controversial topic of cross breeding tropical fish and look at the pro’s and con’s of this. This is simply our point if views on it and we do not want to get in to …

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Tropheus Tank 6x3x2 by Calvin Buyuk

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Tank Size – 6Lx3Dx2H FT Just over 1000 litres plus a 4ft sump which i am unsure how much it holds Fish Kept – I currently have 15x African Pond Raised Tropheus Moorii Red Rainbow Kasanga, 1X African Pond Raised Tropheus …

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Maidenhead Aquatics Continues To Grow

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We came across a press release from Maidenhead Aquatics which we thought was worthwhile sharing: “With the opening of our two newest stores in Cheddar and Lechlade, Maidenhead Aquatics has now reached a milestone with over 120 stores across England, …

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Glass Catfish – Kryptopterus Bicirrhis

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Common name: Glass Catfish Scientific name: Kryptopterus Bicirrhis Average Adult Fish Size: 5 inches  /  12 cm Place of Origin: Type locality is given simply as ‘Java, Indonesia’, and this species is currently understood to occur throughout much of Southeast Asia …

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Columbian Red Fin Tetra – Hyphessobrycon Columbianus

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Common name: Columbian Red Fin Tetra, Blue Flame, Blue Red Scientific name: Hyphessobrycon Columbianus Average Adult Fish Size: 2 inches  /  6 cm Place of Origin: Appears to be known only from the Río Acandí in Chocó Department, northern Colombia, close to the border …

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