neon blue rasbora

Neon Blue Rasbora: Care, Size, Tank Size & Tank Mates

Neon Blue Rasbora (Sundadanio Axelrodi) is also known as Blue Axelrodi Rasbora, and they are a small freshwater aquarium fish. These fish only reach 1 inch (2.5cm) in size, so they are well-suited for nano tanks. Compared to other popular fish in the aquarium hobby, Neon Blue Rasbora are quite rare. These fish have amazing colors of blue, green, and red. The top half of their body is a shade of bright iridescent blue. The mid-lower part of their body is usually a reddish-copper color, and the rest of their body is quite transparent and clear.

Betta Smaragdina

Betta Smaragdina: Care, Lifespan, Breeding & Aggression

Betta Smaragdina is an interestingly colored species of Betta fish. It has an iridescent sheen covering its body that even extends outward towards its fins. Their main body color can be a few different colors such as red, orange, blue, and green. They come in a variety of colors, but they always have the iridescent sheen of green-blue scaling. They have medium length fins when compared to other species of Betta, and their fins have a striped pattern to them.

Water Cow Goby

Water Cow Goby: Care, Tank Size, Max Size & Tank Mates

Water Cow Gobies are one of the larger fish to keep in the fishkeeping hobby. They require a large tank, but they are an interesting fish to keep. They aren’t particularly colorful, but they have a mix of browns and tans on their bodies. These colors are beneficial in the wild so that they can hunt smaller fish. This camouflage in addition to its slow moving nature helps it to be an efficient hunter. Water Cow Gobies have been known to have a greyish color to their bodies as well. Water Cow Gobies’ coloration will change from lighter to darker, seemingly with their mood, but this is more likely just for camouflage purposes so that they can be effective hunters. With several types of Gobies for sale online, it can be difficult to find a seller who is selling a true Water Cow Goby, and not another species of Goby just mislabelled.

phoenix rasbora

Phoenix Rasbora Care: Size, Food, School Size & Tank Size

Phoenix Rasboras are vibrantly colored and active nano schooling fish. They are often misidentified because they are marked very similarly to other Rasboras. Phoenix Rasbora has black spots on its body and has a bright orange-red around each one. The bright orange-red coloration connects together, and extends towards the head. The vibrant coloration is only present around the black spots of the fish, and the rest of the body of the Phoenix Rasbora is a dullish grey color that fades into a transparent color towards the fins. The fins have some red markings at the ends. The black spot in the middle of the body is much darker than in other Rasboras. In addition, Phoenix Rasboras lack the black line that runs along the body of other Rasboras.

Betta imbellis_Peaceful Betta (Male)

Betta Imbellis (Peaceful Betta): Care, Lifespan, Aggression

Betta Imbellis are known as Peaceful Betta, but they can still show aggression and be territorial. If you are planning on housing your Betta Imbellis with other species of fish, you will want to make sure that you have a large enough tank, and that you choose a fish to cohabitate that is calm and will not bully your Betta Imbellis. There are peaceful schooling fish such as neon tetras that would be great tank mates with Betta Imbellis, providing that there is enough room in the aquarium.

Tiger Barb (Puntigrus tetrazona)

Tiger Barb Care: Tank Setup, Tank Mates, Breeding & Disease

Tiger Barbs are active fish, and they require a minimum of a 20 gallon tank for a small school of 5 fish. If you are wanting more Tiger Barbs in your school, then you will want to add an additional 3 gallons per fish after that. You should maintain tropical water temperatures between 75 and 82°F, with a pH between 6.0-8.0 in your Tiger Barb Tank. The substrate of the tank should be a sandy gravel, and they will need plenty of aquarium plants and decor to finish out their tank to make it closely mimic their natural habitat in the wild.

Weeping Moss (Vesicularia Ferriei)

Weeping Moss Care: How to Grow, Attach to Driftwood & More

Weeping Moss (Vesicularia Ferriei) is an aquarium moss that is characterized by its downward sloping growth. Due to this unique style of growth, this plant has been used in many famous aquascapes. The deep green color and fine texture adds to the attractiveness of the plant as well. The plant will grow up to an inch in height.
Weeping moss is very easy to grow, since they are hardy and adaptable. In fact, these freshwater moss can grow in a wide range of environments and water parameters. They can be grown by both beginners and experienced aquarists.