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Chili rasbora in a tank
Freshwater

Chili Rasbora: Beginner’s Care Guide

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Alden Roi

If you are looking for a small, colorful, and easy-to-care-for fish for your aquarium, then the chili rasbora (Boraras brigittae) ...

Xyris sp. Red in the aquarium.
Aquatic Plants

Xyris Red (Xyris Smalliana) 101: Care, Propagation, Tank Setup

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Alden Roi

A rare and beautiful aquatic plant, Xyris red (Xyris smalliana) has a striking red coloration that makes it highly desirable ...

A male congo tetra
Freshwater

Congo Tetra Care and Breeding: A Beginner’s Guide 

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Alden Roi

Congo Tetras are beautiful freshwater fish that are relatively easy to care for. They are native to the Congo River Basin ...

an orange red zebra cichlid
Freshwater

How to Care for Red Zebra Cichlid: Diet, Tank Mates, Breeding

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Alden Roi

Red Zebra Cichlids (Maylandia estherae) are incredibly hardy and easy fish to care for, making them ideal for aquarists who ...

a school of siamese algae eaters.
Freshwater

5 Best Algae-Eating Fish for Small Aquariums

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Alden Roi

As an aquascaper, I find it frustrating to see algae in my tanks. Whenever I see one, I take all ...

Schismatoglottis prietoi in an aquarium
Aquatic Plants

Schismatoglottis prietoi: Care, Propagation and Plant Profile

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Alden Roi

Schismatoglottis prietoi is a small aquatic and semi-aquatic plant species that belongs to the family Araceae. It is endemic to ...

a healthy rummy nose tetra
Freshwater

How to Care for Rummy nose Tetras: A Beginner’s Guide

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Alden Roi

The Rummy Nose Tetra is a species that has never failed to capture my heart in more than five years ...

Otocinclus on a tank
Freshwater

Complete Guide to Otocinclus Catfish Care, Diet, and Breeding

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Alden Roi

As a seasoned fishkeeper with over five years of experience, I’ve had the pleasure of diving into the world of ...