All Pond Solutions Wavemaker WM-2000 Review

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All Ponds Solutions have become one of the leading aquarium equipment and accessories manufacturers here in the UK. Their products are often cheaper than many of their competitors, which makes them an ideal purchase for many aquarists. Here I will …

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Metriaclima sp. Zebra – Chilumba Maisoni Reef

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Common name: Chilumba Zebra, Maisoni Reef Zebra  Scientific name: Metriaclima sp. Zebra Chilumba Maisoni Reef  Average Adult Fish Size: 15cm / 6 Inches  Place of Origin: Lake Malawi  Typical Tank setup: Rocky Malawi tank with plenty of hiding spaces/caves.  Recommended …

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Clea Helena – Assassin Snail

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Common names: Assassin Snail Scientific name: Clea Helena Average Adult Size: 3inches / 7.5cm Place of origin: Southeast Asia Typical tank setup: Lots of plants and wood for grazing and providing cover. Recommended min. aquarium capacity: 24 imperial gallons / 110 litres Compatibility: Community snail, but …

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Planorbis Rubrum – Ramshorn Snail

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Common names: Ramshorn Snail Scientific name: Planorbis Rubrum Average Adult Size: 0.5inches / 1-2cm Place of origin: Worldwide Typical tank setup: Lots of plants and wood for grazing and providing cover. Recommended min. aquarium capacity: 5 imperial gallons / 20 litres – suitable for Nano …

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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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Com Fish Tank Aquarium

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Tank Size – Small Fish Kept – Plattys , neon , pepper cats , tiger Pleco Filtration – Two filters Lighting – Standard fit Heating – 100watt Rocks – N/a Plants/Corals – N/a Substrate – Black sand and gravel Description …

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Lazyman Aquarium

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Tank Size – 14L. Fish Kept – Short snapper Filtration – Bottom gravel filtration Lighting – 5W LED light Heating – No heating Rocks – N/A Plants/Corals – Anubias barteri var. nana Blyxa japonica Whorled Umbrella Plant Substrate – Gravel …

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Ember Tetra – Hyphessobrycon Amandae

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Common name: Ember Tetra, Red Dwarf Tetra, Fire Tetra Scientific name: Hyphessobrycon Amandae Average Adult Fish Size:  0.8 inches  /  2 cm Place of Origin: South America, in the state of Mato Grosso. Typical Tank setup: Heavily planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. …

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Head and Tail Light Tetra – Hemigrammus Ocellifer

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Common name: Head and Tail Light Tetra, Beacon Tetra Scientific name: Hemigrammus Ocellifer Average Adult Fish Size:  1.8 inches  /  4.5 cm Place of Origin: South America, specifically Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Peru and Brazil. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with …

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Lemon Tetra – Hyphessobrycon Pulchripinnis

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Common name: Lemon Tetra Scientific name: Hyphessobrycon Pulchripinnis Average Adult Fish Size:  1.6 inches  /  4 cm Place of Origin: South America, Brazil. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks and driftwood/bogwood. They love playing in a moderate to strong current. …

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Pristella Tetra – Pristella Maxillaris

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Common name: Pristella Tetra, Xray Tetra, X-Ray Tetra Scientific name: Pristella Maxillaris Average Adult Fish Size:  1.8 inches  /  4.5 cm Place of Origin: South America, specifically Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana and northern Brazil. Typical Tank setup: Well planted with rocks …

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Red Belly Pacu – Piaractus Brachypomum

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Common name: Red Belly Pacu, Red Bellied Pacu Scientific name: Piaractus Brachypomum Average Adult Fish Size:  24 inches  /  60 cm Place of Origin: South America. Rio Orinoco and Amazon basins in Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. Typical Tank setup: Plenty …

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