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When you take fish keeping as a hobby, you are careful about every simple detail related to the fish. From water parameters to the tank size, from the heater to filter, you take care of every necessity related to your aquarium fish. Beginner aquarists often stumble upon so many weird things related to fishkeeping and have so many questions. One of the common questions among them is: Do fish shed scales? No, Fish do not…

People often contemplate catfish to be big and are only meant to be kept in bigger tanks. Well, there are not entirely wrong. Most of the catfish are so big that you cannot even imagine keeping them in a tank of less than 100-gallons capacity. I know this breaks the heart of many who really want to gain experience related to catfish. But don’t worry, there are few options from where you can choose some…

When people are setting up the tank for the first time, they often take every little precaution. But most of the time, we aquarists get stuck in the very first thing we need for the tank: WATER. No one will ever be sure which water is the best for the aquarium but there are many we certainly need to avoid. Chlorinated water is always a big no. So we need to wait for the water…

People often come and ask me about the catfish they can keep in smaller tanks. I know they have the utter desire to raise a catfish and collect experience. But I often stumble around as there are very few catfish that would fit in a small tank. If you really want to keep a catfish, then there are a few. But which one of them is the best dwarf catfish? Corydoras Catfish, Otocinclus Catfish, South…

Wondering about keeping Plecos in your home aquarium? I know the toil when it comes to petting the Plecos that get way bigger than a normal aquarium fish. You might be planning to start small but might still have second thoughts about what’s wrong and what’s right. Even when you are fully prepared, there are few things that will always surprise you when it comes to raising Plecos. Firstly you need to understand how fast…