Knutsford Maidenhead Aquatics Fish Store Review

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Located in High Legh garden centre, the Knutsford branch of Maidenhead Aquatics fish store chain is a compact store however caters for many different types of aquarist. Location is: High Legh Garden Centre High Legh Knutsford Cheshire WA16 0QW Although …

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Rena Smart Heater Review

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Rena is a sub brand of API and have a wide range of fish keeping products and equipment available. In this review I wanted to take a look at the Rena Smart heater range which I have used in aquariums …

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Yo-Yo Loach – Botia Almorhae

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Common name: Yo-Yo Loach, Pakistani Loach Scientific name: Botia Almorhae Average Adult Fish Size: 6″ (15cm) Place of Origin: Indus River drainage in Pakistan and northern India. Typical Tank setup: Yo-Yo Loaches come from rivers and streams; they are used …

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Tetratec APS Air Pump Review

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Tetratec is a brand of air pump which I have favoured for many years now, this is down to the size of the units, ease of use and most importantly (in my opinion) noise level and ease of maintenance. After …

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Juwel STR 3D Background Review

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The Juwel STR 3D background is a highly realistic image of tree barks. With its black colour tones, it provides the perfect contrast to your plants and fishes. The Juwel STR 3D background is a low cost stepping stone into …

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Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies Book Review

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Well this is the first ever book I read on Tropical fish. I got this even before I owned an aquarium, it was for my 19th birthday. When I originally looked at it I thought is tropical fish for me …

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Pictus Catfish – Pimelodus Pictus

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Common Name: Pictus Catfish, Pictus Scientific Name: Pimelodus Pictus Average Adult Fish Size: 5 inches / 12 cm Place of Origin: Amazon basins in Colombia, Venezuela, Peru and Brazil. Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with drift wood / bogwood and …

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Silver Angelfish – Pterophyllum Sp

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Common Name: Silver Angelfish, Silver Angel Scientific Name: Pterophyllum sp Average Adult Fish Size: 6 inches / 15.2 cm Place of Origin: Amazon river basin of S. America Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with drift wood / bogwood and some …

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Platinum Angelfish – Pterophyllum Sp

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Common Name: Platinum Angelfish, Platinum Angel Scientific Name: Pterophyllum sp Average Adult Fish Size: 6 inches / 15.2 cm Place of Origin: Amazon river basin of S. America Typical Tank Setup: Well planted with drift wood / bogwood and some …

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Black Neon Tetra – Hyphessobrycon Herbertaxelrodi

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Common name: Black Neon Tetra, Black Tetra Scientific name: Hyphessobrycon Herbertaxelrodi Average Adult Fish Size:  1.5 inches  /  3.8 cm Place of Origin: Native to South American Blackwater Rivers, such as the Solimoes River in south-eastern Colombia, eastern Peru and …

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