Goby Cichlids, Cute little fish with blue lipstick!

February 25, 2015 by  
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Goby Cichlids, Cute little fish with blue lipstick! Goby Cichlids, Cute little fish with blue lipstick!

The Goby Cichlids are adorable little fish covered with bright blue spots, and have beautiful blue lips to die for! If there was ever a fish that could take the role of the aquarium jester, it would be the comical little Goby Cichlid. They are so cute with their blue lips, clownish colors and long bulbous noses. And their antics can’t be beat!... [Read more of this article]

For a Rainbow Aquarium, Tropheus Moorii cichlids have it all!

February 20, 2015 by  
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For a Rainbow Aquarium, Tropheus Moorii cichlids have it all! For a Rainbow Aquarium, Tropheus Moorii cichlids have it all!

For a colorful African cichlid aquarium, imagine a palette of beautiful Tropheus Moorii! With just this one species, you can select from around 50 different fabulous color varieties. Then go even further and add another type from the seven groups of Tropheus cichlids listed below! The Tropheus Moorii, commonly called the Blunthead Cichlid, is an exotic... [Read more of this article]

Have You Ever Seen a Fish With Four Eyes?

February 10, 2015 by  
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Have You Ever Seen a Fish With Four Eyes? Have You Ever Seen a Fish With Four Eyes?

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, along comes the Anableps, one of nature’s creatures that is incredibly bizarre! The Four-eyed Fish are fascinating to watch, both in nature and in the aquarium. Rather than swimming underwater as most fish do, they mostly cruise about on the surface. These are livebearing fish, also known as “Anableps,”... [Read more of this article]

Mollies, alluring aquarists for over a century!

February 6, 2015 by  
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Mollies, alluring aquarists for over a century! Mollies, alluring aquarists for over a century!

The Molly has so many good qualities; it has firmly held its place at the top of aquarium favorites for hundreds of years! If you want fish that are attractive and active, topped off with hassle free breeding, these are the ones. Indeed, they will breed so prolifically you should plan for a lot of offspring. They are easy to care for, and very friendly... [Read more of this article]

Aquarium LED Lighting for the Mini-reef

Aquarium LED Lighting for the Mini-reef Aquarium LED Lighting for the Mini-reef

Frogspawn Under LED aquarium Lighting Marineland vs. Current USA LED “reef” fixtures! Like a lot of you, when LED technology came out, I didn’t jump on the bandwagon, primarily due to the infancy of these lights years ago. I wanted to wait and see it develop; besides, this hobby is expensive enough! I just couldn’t justify buying... [Read more of this article]

Platies, the color king of the livebearing fish!

January 30, 2015 by  
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Platies, the color king of the livebearing fish! Platies, the color king of the livebearing fish!

The brightly colored Platy fish are very popular because they have everything going for them! Start with all the colors of the rainbow, add great durability and a touch of personality, and you have a fish that can’t be beat. These are great community fish and such easy breeders that it’s hard, if not impossible, for them not to have babies.... [Read more of this article]

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