25 Best Fish for Your 10-Gallon Community Tank (Split by The Preferred Level)

10galloncommunitytank

A 10-gallon tank is popular amongst aquarists who are just starting out due to its compact size – virtually everyone can have one in their place. From college dorms to nursing homes, tiniest apartments and even crowded classrooms, a nano aquarium is the perfect addition for those looking to add some fun and color in … Read more

9 Best Centerpiece Fish for 10 Gallon Tank (With Pictures)

centerpiece fish for 10 gallon tank

10-gallon fish tanks have a great appeal among first-time aquarium owners because they are small enough to be placed securely on anywhere. However, contrary to what you might think, small tanks are actually not recommended for new hobbyists since they are far more difficult to manage than medium ones. If you’ve just invested in a … Read more

Why Is My Betta Fish Turning White or Losing Color?

Betta Fish Losing Color

Bettas attract and fascinate hobbyists of all ages simply because of their jewel-tone colors and long, delicate fins. However, sometimes unusual can happen, and your betta fish will become to lose their color. The most common change in color is turning white or having dulled coloration. Today we’re going to talk about the causes of why … Read more

Betta Cloudy Eye 101(Symptoms Pictures & Proven Treatment)

Betta Cloudy Eye

Cloudy eye in betta fish is quite common. Luckily, it is easily prevented and treatable with broad spectrum antibiotics and good supportive care. However, this condition requires immediate attention. When left untreated, your betta fish will lose its eyesight or possibly die. Like other common eye disorders in fish, the cloudy eye has several potential causes; … Read more

Betta Ammonia Poisoning: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Betta Fish Ammonia Poisoning

Ammonia poisoning is a silent and deadly disease that can affect your bettas, and if not caught in time, it can kill them. Typically, ammonia poisoning happens when you are setting up a new (non-established) tank. But it can also occur in established aquariums that have had their nitrogen cycling process interrupted. Just like humans, excessive ammonia … Read more

Anchor Worms in Betta Fish (Will They Kill My Fish?)

anchorworms on betta fish

Anchor worms in betta fish are less common than other parasites like Ich (aka white spot disease) and Velvet. They primarily affect goldfish and koi but can infect any freshwater fish or amphibians, like pet frogs and turtles, that don’t have proper quarantine protocols. If you spot these macroscopic parasites on your betta fish, action must be taken immediately. The … Read more

Velvet In Bettas 101 (Symptoms, Cause & Treatment)

Velvet In Bettas

Velvet disease is a very common disease that aquarium fishes suffer from. As such, all aquarium owners should know how to treat it. Often referred to as gold-dust disease or rust disease, it is caused by a group of microscopic parasitic dinoflagellates that are present in both freshwater and saltwater aquariums. In this article, we will … Read more

18 Betta Fish Diseases and Disorders (With Pictures): Prevention and Treatment

betta fish diseases

Bettas are one of the most popular freshwater fish and are beloved by many aquarium hobbyists, especially novice fish owners. Unfortunately, they don’t seem to live very long and are also prone to various diseases and disorders that can significantly reduce their expected lifespan. The problem is that it’s not easy to catch and treat … Read more

Peppered Cory Catfish (Corydoras paleatus) Species Profile: Our Favorite Cory You Have to Try

Pepper Cory Fish Species Profile

Looking for a peaceful, small fish with tons of personality? Look no further! The peppered cory catfish, or Corydoras paleatus, is one of our most recommended community fishes for aquarists of all experience levels. Here’s why: They’re super friendly, easy to breed and make excellent clean-up crew members in community tanks.  In this care guide, … Read more