Breeding Astatotilapia nubila

Astatotilapia nubila was first described by Boulenger in 1906. It’s a small haplochromine cichlid which Lake Victoria in East Africa origin. It is one of very few cichlids that are also found outside of Lake Victoria, in Lakes Nabugabo and Kyoga and the rivers of...

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How to Install Aquarium Lighting Properly

As important as aquarium lighting is to the appearance, health of livestock and cost of planted aquarium keeping, it is not surprising that it is an oft-discussed topic. What is stunning to Pine Tree State is what quantity content and dissonance surrounds lighting. There extremely...

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How To Breeding the Peacock Gudgeon

The “Peacock Gudgeon” or Tateurndina ocellicauda is a small goby from the Australasian region. To me it is the most colorful little freshwater fish to be imported from any area. A mostly pink body with purple, orange, yellow, blue and black vivid colors is seen...

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Journey to The Amazon River Brazil

After four hours from Manaus, we finally reached Itacotiara (pronounced ee-ta-kwa-shah. Itacotiara is closer to Rio Jatapu and Uatuma) and the banks of the Amazon, where out boat was docked. It was a little town almost entirely dependent on the river and the forest. It...

How to breed betta fish

Breeding Fish FAQ – part I

Fish breed in many ways, and yes you can watch. In fact, watching fish breed is one of the great fascinations in the hobby because there are so many interesting strategies among breeding fish. There are two main strategies that fish use: egglaying and livebearing....

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Know More About Breeding Discus Fish

When I first started keeping discus, breeding them was a mystery to me. Those who were successful in doing so must have been privy to some “secret knowledge”. Over the past four years of playing with these “magical” fish the secrets have unrevealed themselves for...