Infusoria – how to culture Infusoria for tiny fish fry

Okay – success! You have eggs in the mops or newly hatched fish fry. Now all you have to do is feed them. Most aquarium fish fry are small – but some are unusually small. While fry of some species might be able to feed on microworms and newly hatched Brine shrimp as soon as […]

Red Neon Blue Eye - Pseudomugil luminatus

Video – Red Neon Blue Eye – Pseudomugil lumitatus

This video is a fishportrait on the Red Neon Blue Eye – and how I keep and breed the fish. Want to see more photos and read the blog? Find it here… Want to see more of mine aquarium videos? Go to my YouTube channel here… Affiliate links  (Do you want to know more about […]

Daphnia – aquarium fish food

Daphnia are just one example of a variety of live food items that are important for your aquarium fish, if you want them to thrive, show their best coloration and breed. And Daphnia can be caught in most small ponds and lakes. Daphnia are not insects. They are a genus of small planktonic crustaceans. Being […]

Red Phantom Tetra – Hyphessobrycon sweglesi

Hyphessobrycon sweglesi, formerly known as Megalamphodus sweglisi is a species that lives in the Orinoco River drainage basin in South America.  They are small and peaceful but very lively fish, that thrives in large shoals. I keep a shoal in one of my tanks, and they breed at a regular basis. No fry seems to survive though, […]

Columbian Tetra – natural breeding setup

Today it’s a short update on my tank with Columbian Tetra – Hyphessobrycon columbianus About a year ago I bought a shoal of Columbian Tetras. I think I bought 8 or 10, but some of them died along the way. But during last winter a few fry grew up in the tank, to compensate for […]

Kribensis, Pelvicachromis pulcher with fry

Parenthood is fabulous. Watch these African cichlids hovering in a swarm of newly hatched youngsters. Grab a cup of coffee, tee or something stronger, lean back and enjoy these new lives beginning :0) Affiliate links (Do you want to know more about Affiliate? Read here:… Support My Channel by purchasing things from Amazon through this link […]

Firemouth cichlids – guarding their fry

When the going gets tough… the tough gets going;0) Firemouth versus some wicked Tiger barbs, that are trying to eat their fry. Just another day in the Aquarium room :0) Affiliate links (Do you want to know more about Affiliate? Read here:… Support My Channel by purchasing things from Amazon through this link (It’s FREE!): […]

Angelfish – new addition to the fish room

This weekend 3 young Angelfish, Pterophyllum scalare moved into the fish room, initially landing in a 20 gallon tank, while a larger new started 35 gallon is going through the upstart circling. The fish are about two inches in body size, and far from full grown. Looking forward to see these beautiful fish mature and […]

Tiger Limia – front glass feeding

Up front and personal with a shoal of hungry Tiger Limias. The Tiger Limia (Limia “species”) that came into the aquarium hobby in 2002 initially was misidentified as Limia garnieri, then briefly thought to be a juvenile form of Limia nigrofasciata, the Humpback Limia. Later however, they were determined to be a new species, or […]