Neocaridina Heteropoda var. – Red Cherry Shrimp

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Common names: Red Cherry Shrimp Scientific name: Neocaridina Heteropoda var. Average Adult Size: 1inch / 2-3cm Place of origin: Taiwan Typical tank setup: Lots of plants and wood for grazing and providing cover. Recommended min. aquarium capacity: 8 gallons / 30 litres Compatibility: Community shrimp, but …

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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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Choosing An Aquarium Substrate

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These days there is an abundance of choice when it comes to aquarium substrate. From sand to gravel and soils, all have benefits depending on the type of fish and tank you keep. Swell UK has a wide range of …

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How To Get The Shimmer Effect In A Fish Tank Aquarium

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With technology evolving and the fish keeping hobby moving with the times we are getting closer to recreating the natural environment for tropical fish all the time. One key change in recent years has been the lighting options available for …

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A Beginner’s Guide To Tropical Fish Tanks And Aquariums

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If you’ve got your heart set on starting your first tropical aquarium, you’ve made a great decision. Although cold water fish tanks are often seen as a good option for beginners, they’re not always the best choice. Not only is …

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Tantora Shrimp Series Dried Leaf Litter Review

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I love the Tantora shrimp series, so I’ve decided to review the range of dried leaves. Having several benefits, no drawbacks, and cheaper than competitors, it’s no wonder you can find them on the websites of all the best shrimp …

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How To Breed African Cichlids

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For us, one of the most interesting and fulfilling parts of the tropical fish keeping hobby is when your fish breed and you see new life forming and growing in your very own home aquarium. Many fish will breed in …

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Guide To Buying Tropical Fish Online

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There are many places to buy tropical fish in this day and age and becoming more popular in the UK is buying fish online. There are a few different sources of buying fish online such as online auction websites like eBay, from …

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The First 6 Months Of Tropical Fish Site

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After forming on 15th April 2013, we are now 6 months down the line and think we have achieved a great deal in that time. To name but a few things we have managed to bring you the following: Over …

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Ascot Maidenhead Aquatics Fish Store Review

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One of the oldest and well known fish stores under the Maidenhead Aquatics umbrella is based in Ascot. Location is: Wyevale Country Gardens London Road Windlesham Surrey GU20 6LL When entering the store, which ever time or day you visit, …

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