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Why Are My Neon Tetras Dying? (With 5 Practical Solutions)

I remember how frustrated I was when I noticed my very first neon tetra was dead. I carefully washed out the fish tank and all the gravel, but every few days, I would see another one of my neon tetras floating upside down at the top of the tank. Luckily, as time passed, I learned …

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What Do Cherry Shrimp Do In Fish Tanks? (5 Essential Benefits)

When I considered getting cherry shrimp for my fish tank, the first question I had was: what do they do in the tank? Well, the short answer is quite a lot. In this article, I will discuss the five benefits I experienced from my cherry shrimp population. Cherry shrimp are scavengers, meaning that they will …

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How Many Molly Fish In A Tank? (1-75 Gallons)

One of the first questions that many people ask when starting a molly fish tank is how many of them should be in a tank. As with any hobby, it’s essential to do your research before investing in livestock. Luckily, over the years, I learned some interesting facts regarding that question. Each molly fish requires …

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Do Amano Shrimp Eat Algae? (Hair, Brown, Black Beard & More)

As I noticed the algae growth in my aquarium, I wondered whether Amano shrimp would come to my rescue as they are supposed to be voracious eaters of algae. After extensive research and weeks of testing, I am willing to share what I found. Amano shrimp will eat soft algae, including brown, hair, green, and …

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What Shrimp Can Live With Cherry Shrimp? (With 5 Examples)

As I started my cherry shrimp tank, I soon realized that I wanted more shrimp. After several experiments, I found out these are pretty compatible with other shrimp breeds. However, not all shrimp tanks will work. Several factors need to be considered when choosing the shrimp tank mates for your cherry shrimp. Cherry shrimp can …

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What Shrimp Can Live With Ghost Shrimp? (With 5 Examples)

When I first got my ghost shrimp, I immediately wondered whether I would be able to get them living in the same tank with other shrimp. After months of testing and years of experience, I am willing to share what shrimp can live with ghost shrimp in the same tank and what types you should …

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How Many Platies In A Fish Tank? (1-75 Gallons)

When I first considered growing platies, the first question I had was how many of them could be kept in a fish tank. I knew from experience that this was a question with no definitive answer. However, as time passed, I learned some exciting rules that provide a rough estimation. Each platy fish requires two …

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Why Is My Platy At The Bottom Of The Tank? (With 5 Solutions)

When I saw that my platy fish was at the bottom of my tank, I panicked. I kept wondering what could have gone wrong and thought about all the possibilities. As I investigated the issue further, I realized that the fish actually signals that it is distressed. Platy fish tend to stay at the bottom …

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Why Is My Gourami Turning Black? (With 5 Easy Solutions)

When I saw that my stunning blue and gold gourami had turned black overnight, I was a little freaked out. I ran to my local pet store to ask for advice – they told me that my fish might have experienced some trauma. Luckily, as the years passed, I learned what causes that issue and …

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