Teardrop Butterflyfish (Chaetodon unimaculatus)

Quick Facts :: Teardrop Butterflyfish Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful Maximum Size: 8″ Minimum Tank Size: 90 Gallons Reef Compatible: No Water Conditions: 72-80° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.022-1.026 Diet: Omnivore Origin: Indo-Pacific, Hawaii Family: Chaetodontidae Species: Butterflyfish Aquarium Type: Fish Only Teardrop Butterflyfish are a beautiful and peaceful species […]


Pictus Catfish (Pimelodus pictus)

Quick Facts :: Pictus Catfish Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Maximum Size: 10″ Minimum Tank Size: 75 Gallons Water Conditions: 75-81° F, pH 7.0-7.5 Diet: Omnivore Origin: South America Family: Pimelodidae Species: Catfish Aquarium Type: Community The Pictus cat is a most popular member of the large Pimelodidae family of catfish that […]



World’s Largest Aquarium

Q: Do you know where the world’s largest aquarium is located? A: Atlanta, Georgia. The Georgia Aquarium houses 120,000 animals, representing 500 species, in 8.5 million US gallons (32,000 m3) of marine and fresh water; it was the world’s largest aquarium when it opened in 2005. Businessman Bernard Marcus credits his 60th birthday dinner, held at […]

Clown Triggerfish (Balistoides conspicillum)

Quick Facts :: Clown Triggerfish Care Level: Easy Temperament: Aggressive Maximum Size: 20″ Minimum Tank Size: 240 Gallons Reef Compatible: No Water Conditions: 72-80° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025 Diet: Carnivore Origin: Indo-Pacific Family: Balistidae Species: Triggerfish Aquarium Type: Fish Only The Clown Triggerfish are one of the most aggressive […]


Tinfoil Barb

Tinfoil Barb

Quick Facts :: Tinfoil Barb Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Maximum Size: 14″ Minimum Tank Size: 70 Gallons Water Conditions: 74-82° F, KH 4-10, pH 6.0-7.5 Diet: Omnivore Origin: Southeast Asia Family: Cyprinidae Species: Barbs Aquarium Type: Community The Tinfoil Barb (Barbonymus schwanenfeldii) originates from the larger rivers and surrounding floodplains of […]

Indonesian Tigerfish (Datnoid Microlepis)

Quick Facts :: Indonesian Tigerfish Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Semi-aggressive Maximum Size: 14″ Minimum Tank Size: 90 Gallons Water Conditions: 74-84° F, pH 6.0-7.8, dH 8-18 Diet: Carnivore Origin: Indonesia, Thailand, Western Borneo Family: Datnioididae Species: Datnoids Aquarium Type: Other-Monster-Fish Indonesian Tigerfish (Datnoid Microlepis) originate from the tropical rivers, streams and tributaries of […]