Freshwater Fish

pea puffer

Pea Puffer versus Dwarf Puffer (What’s the Difference?)

As an aquarium hobbyist, you may be thinking about expanding your community tank to include a few puffer fish. Unique in their ability to inflate to evade predators, puffers have long been a favorite among aquarists. Perhaps you’ve heard about pea and dwarf puffers and are wondering which one is ‘better’ and what’s the difference …

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German Blue Rams versus Bolivian Rams – What’s the Difference?

Rams are a species of freshwater cichlid fish and quite popular in the aquarist trade. Unlike most cichlids, rams tend to be smaller, more peaceful, and generally easier to care for. German blues and Bolivians are two of the most common types but what’s the difference between them? When comparing German blue rams and Bolivian …

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jack dempsey fish

Jack Dempsey Fish Care Guide (Species Profile, Aquarium Setup & Tankmates)

Jack Dempsey cichlids are a type of freshwater fish found primarily in the warm, murky, slow-moving rivers from Mexico to Honduras. Their ample size, vibrant coloring, and active nature make them unique among cichlids and a favorite choice for intermediate to advanced aquarium hobbyists. Beautiful and a joy to observe, they’re also an aggressive species …

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