Category: Articles

Here you will find many articles on the interests of the site,some by experts and some by hobbyists. If you have an article that you believe would be of interest please send it to us.

Tiny Titan of Lake Tanganyika: Lamprologus Ocellatus

Author: Samuel Magaziner PAn experienced cichlid breeder details the care and breeding of a charming shell-dwelling cichlid from Lake Tanganyika with fascinating behaviors and interesting looks.  Among the many cichlid species from the rift valley...

Collecting Tropical Fish in Cambodia

Author: Lawrence Kent While visiting Cambodia to work on a humanitarian project, an intrepid adventurer and fish fanatic took some time to net some of the local underwater fauna, including gouramis, bettas, and catfish. Cambodia...

The Care and Reproduction of the Red-Eared Slider

Author: Radek Bednarczuk A special aqua-terrarium setup to properly keep the popular and charismatic Trachemys scripta elegans; a dedicated turtle fan explains how. The natural environment of the red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) is the...

Viral Diseases of Aquarium Fishes

Author: Jay Hemdal A longtime aquarist and current Curator of Fishes at the Toledo Zoo describes the illnesses that may afflict your fish beyond the commonly seen ich. As home aquarists gain experience they learn...