Blue Lyretail – Fundulopanchax Gardneri

– a perfect beginner killifish If you are new to killies, this is a perfect fish to start out with. And no matter how experienced you are – it is still a great fish to have in your aquarium. Fundulopanchax gardneri, also known as Steel-blue Killifish, Blue lyretail and Gardner’s killi is a species that […]

Tiger Limia – “Limia species”

The Humpback Limia, Limia Nigrofasciata is an interesting livebearer that has been in the hobby for many decades, but still retain it’s original caracteristics. The Tiger Limia that came into the hobby in 2002 initially was misidentified as Limia garnieri, then briefly thought to be a juvenile form of L. nigrofasciata. Later however, they were […]

Endler’s guppy – Poecilia Wingei

Endler’s Guppy or Poecilia Wingei is a beautiful little livebearer with vibrant colours. These fish remain relatively small, with males growing to about 1 inch in length, while females grow to about 1.8 inches. From nano tanks to larger aquascapes Endlers are very active and constantly in action. Since they usually don’t have the long fins […]

Willow Moss – beautiful aquarium plant… for free

Get it for free! Willow Moss – is a fabulous aquarium plant… that can be collected in the wild. Aquarium mosses are an important part of many aquascapes. I for one, seldom make a setup or aquarium design – where moss doesn’t play an important role. A thriving moss is a micro biotope in itself. […]

Tiger Barbs – a fish portrait

The tiger barb or Sumatra barb (Puntigrus tetrazona) is a native to the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo – but they can be found in many other parts of Asia today. Tiger barbs have been found in clear or turbid shallow waters of moderately flowing streams and swamp lakes and backwaters. They thrive in large […]