Female Apistogramma Nijsseni

Apistogramma Nijsseni Care Guide

Apistogramma Nijsseni thrive in warm slightly acidic water and in the aquarium display a range of behaviors from hiding in vegetation to exploring open spaces.

Apistogramma Agassizii feeding on baby brine shrimp

Best Foods For Apistogrammas

Live foods such as brine shrimp, mosquito lava and occasional blood worms are the best options for feeding your Apistogramma. If live foods are not available frozen foods or high quality pallets are the next best option.

Male German Blue Ram with vibrant colors

German Blue Ram Complete Care And Breeding Guide

German Blue Ram's dynamic colours and engaging behaviours make them a great addition to aquariums.

Male Apistogramma Macmasteri

Apistogramma Macmasteri Care And Breeding Guide

Apistogramma Macmasteri's dynamic colours and engaging behaviours make them a great addition to aquariums.

Java Moss

Java Moss - The Ultimate Care Guide

Java Moss is one of the easiest aquatic plants to grow and is a great plant for those getting started with live aquarium plants.

Male Double Red Apistogramma Agassizii

Apistogramma Agassizii Care Guide

Apistogramma Agassizii (aka Agassizi's Dwarf Cichlid) have great personalities and are inquisitive fish that show an interest in what is going on around them. Their stunning and distinctive looks make them a great addition to community aquariums.

Male Apistogramma Trifasciata

Apistogramma Trifasciata Care Guide

Apistogramma Trifasciata dwarf cichlid (also known as the Three striped Apisto) are a striking species with the males being mainly blue and having a distinctive "spiky" dorsal fin.

Rummy Nose Tetras

Rummy Nose Tetra - Care, Tank Mates and Breeding Guide

The Rummy Nose Tetra is popular amongst aquarists and for good reason, they have fantastic distinctive colours, are good schooling fish and make a great addition to community tanks.

Young Male Apistogramma Cacatuoides Super Red

Apistogramma Cacatuoides Care Guide

Apistogramma Cacatuoides are one of the most popular Apistogrammas species in the aquarium hobby, they are available in striking colour variants and have great personalities.

Young male Apistogramma Agassizii hiding under log

Apistogramma Aggression And How To Reduce It

Although Apistogramma dwarf cichlids are relatively peaceful they are from the cichlid family and can be aggressive at times.

Dwarf Pencilfish (Nannostomus Marginatus)

Dwarf Pencilfish (Nannostomus Marginatus) Care Guide

Dwarf Pencilfish (Nannostomus Marginatus) are a unique and underrated fish which occupy the top region of the aquarium and can be a great addition to community tanks.

Male Apistogramma Borellii Opal

Apistogramma Borellii Care Guide

Apistogramma Borellii (also known as the Umbrella Dwarf Cichlid) are one of the smaller Apistogramma species. Borellii also tolerate cooler water temperatures compared to other Apistogramma species. These unique characteristics make Apistogramma Borellii an appealing fish to keep in our aquariums.

Female Apistogramma Agassizii and some Ember Tetras in a planted community tank

Apistogramma Tank Mates For Community Aquariums

Selecting suitable tank mates for your Apistogramma is important to ensure they all get along. Fortunately there are lots of good options and following some simple considerations will help you choose the best tank mates for your Apistogramma.

Microworms in the water column during feeding

Best Foods For Raising Fish Fry (Baby Fish)

Live foods are the best option for feeding fry (baby fish). There are several nutritious live foods you can feed fry. Which live food is best mainly depends on the size of the fry and which foods they are able to eat at that point in their development.

Completed aquarium spray bar

DIY Aquarium Spray Bar

This guide will show you how easy it is to make your own aquarium spray bar and highlights some things to consider when building your DIY spray bar.

Completed DIY PVC aquarium cave

DIY PVC Aquarium Caves

Do it Yourself (DIY) PVC aquarium caves are easy to make and are an inexpensive way to add caves to your aquarium. Making caves yourself allows you to customise them to your liking. With PVC aquarium caves it is easy to make caves of different shapes, sizes, colour and appearance.

Green vegetables ready for Infusoria culture

How To Culture Infusoria - a great tiny fry food!

Infusoria are microscopic aquatic organisms and make a great first food for tiny fish fry - the best part is Infusoria are easy and inexpensive to culture.

Microworm culture with worms climbing side of plastic container

How To Culture Live Microworms Without A Starter

Live microworms are a great live food source for your fish and fry. This guide shows you how to start a live microworm culture without a starter.

Male Apistogramma Cacatuoides Orange Flash

What Is The Best Apistogramma For Beginners?

If you want to start keeping Apistogramma dwarf cichlids and wondering what is the best Apistogramma for beginners this articles expains which Apistogramma is best for beginners and why

Bolivian Ram

Bolivian Ram Dwarf Cichlid Care Guide

Bolivian Rams are a peaceful dwarf cichlid, their elongated fins with red highlights are stunning and look fantastic in a home aquarium.

Spawning Mop strands

Spawning Mops - What Are They And How To Make Them

Spawning Mops are easy and simple to make and handy to have when trying to spawn and raise egg scattering fish

Working Matten Filter

All About Matten Filters Including How To Make One

Matten Filters are popular due to there simplicity, effectiveness and how easy they are to make. Like all aquarium filters the Matten Filters purpose is to filter aquarium water.

Ember Tetras

Ember Tetra - A Bright Peaceful Nano Fish

Ember tetras are a bright orange and peaceful nano fish which can make a great addition to your aquarium. They are inquisitive and usually occupy the middle region of the tank and enjoy swimming among plants.

Male Apistogramma Agassizii

Apistogramma Dwarf Cichlid - The Ultimate Care Guide

Apistogramma Dwarf Cichlids are interesting and colourful fish with great personalities which is why many people enjoy keeping them in their aquariums. This Apistogramma Dwarf Cichlids care guide will help you to successfully keep these wonderful fish.

Female Apistogramma Agassizii guarding eggs

How To Breed Apistogramma Agassizii

Breeding Apistogramma Agassizii is quite achievable, in this guide I share with you my tips to successfully breed Apistogramma Agassizii. Most of this information is also be applicable to breeding other Apistogramma species.