Freshwater

Perfect Storm Looms for Brazil's Diversity of Fishes

Biologists fear a new wave of invasive fish species will be headed for Brazilian waters if legislation in that country’s Congress is passed.

18 Apr 1:02 PM 0 Read More...

AMAZONAS Featured Video: "Collectoritis" Planted Aquarium

I find it important to take the time to learn the way plants grow and a great way of doing that is setting up a collectoritis style planted aquarium.

03 Apr 2:15 PM 0 Read More...

Arriving Soon: Tank-Raised African Freshwater Pipefish

The African Freshwater, or Dwarf Red Snout, Pipefish is exotic and rare enough that even expert aquarists assume it is more at home on a coral reef than in a clear freshwater stream 100 miles from the ocean. Now this sometimes brilliantly pigmented little species is being bred in captivity and is starting to enter the aquarium trade.

02 Apr 4:12 PM 1 Read More...

Featured AMAZONAS Video: Discus Parental Care

Amazing Discus parental care captured on video in an aquarium shop Down Under.

20 Mar 3:40 PM 2 Read More...

A Mexican Crayfish for Nano Aquariums

The Dwarf Orange Crayfish, Cambarellus patzcuarensis “Orange,” is a petite and colorful crustacean that is not as well known to freshwater aquarists as it should be, but that it makes a sassy and active addition to a nano aquarium. While some crayfish and “mini lobsters” can be destructive, this species has proved safe with plants, fishes, and other invertebrates.

15 Mar 3:46 PM 3 Read More...