How To Control Snails In The Home Aquarium

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One of the most common and often annoying problems you may face in the home aquarium is snails. The frustration of seeing hundreds of them appear from no-where almost overnight can be concerning and often confusing. It is normal for …

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My Top 10 Favourite Freshwater Tropical Fish

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I have been in the hobby now for just over 5 years and have kept many of different species. I will admit I probably still have a lot to learn and also still want to keep certain fish which I …

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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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Clowns – Is it time to get serious about them?

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The Clown loach is one of the most popular and loving tropical aquarium fish, but unfortunately its requirements are not often met. For many, the word loach is widespreed with one particularly species – the Clown loach (Chromobotia macracanthus). These …

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Clown Loach – Chromobotia Macracanthu

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Common name: Clown Loach, tiger botia Scientific name: Chromobotia Macracanthu, Botia macracantha, Cobitis macracanthus, Chromobotia macracanthus Average Adult Fish Size: 6″ (15cm) up to 12″ (30cm) Place of Origin: Indonesia on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo Typical Tank setup: …

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