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Flaming Prawn Goby Care & Info

Flaming prawn goby (Discordipinna griessingeri) in the aquarium.

If you spotted the photo at the top of this post and thought “holy carp, why doesn’t everyone keep this gorgeous fish?!”, you’re not the first aquarist to wonder. The flaming prawn goby is a rather divisive species in the reef hobby: it’s one of the most beautiful gobies out there, but also one of … Read more

Golden Dwarf Moray Eel Care | Gymnothorax melatremus

Golden dwarf moray eel in aquarium live rock.

If you think moray eels, you’re probably thinking of big fish for even bigger aquariums. But did you know there’s one exception? The golden dwarf moray eel, a species that’s still relatively rare in the hobby, reaches a maximum of only around 12”, although that still doesn’t mean it’s a fish for everyone. Keep reading … Read more

Electric Yellow Cichlid Care | Labidochromis caeruleus

electric yellow cichlid in white stone fish tank

Looking to set up an aquarium to keep one or multiple of the endless colorful African cichlid species? Consider one of the classics of this branch of the aquarium hobby: the striking Labidochromis caeruleus, better known as the electric yellow cichlid. Its small size and relatively peaceful nature make the electric yellow cichlid one of … Read more

Yellow Watchman Goby Care | A Pistol Shrimp’s Best Friend

Yellow watchman goby (Cryptocentrus cinctus) in the aquarium

The bright yellow watchman goby, also known as yellow prawn goby, is a fascinating saltwater aquarium fish. It’s suitable for beginning marine aquarists, does well in smaller aquariums and its bright coloration makes it a cheerful addition to your tank. Keep reading for everything you need to know about yellow watchman goby care and keeping … Read more

Valentini Puffer | Canthigaster valentini Care & Info

Valentini pufferfish (Canthigaster valentini) close-up

The majority of saltwater aquarium pufferfish are too large for the average home aquarium, easily growing to a foot in length or even more. Luckily, though, there are still options for those that don’t have the option of installing a several hundred-gallon aquarium in their home. Sharpnose puffers from the genus Canthigaster stay much smaller … Read more

How Much Do Aquarium Fish Eat?

Just set up your first aquarium and stocked it with all the beautiful fish you were dreaming of keeping, but now wondering how much to feed? Welcome to an issue every beginning aquarist runs into! It can be difficult to figure out how much food your fish need and how often to feed them. Instructions … Read more