Some fish are capable of amazing transformations in display aquaria and the Odessa barb (Pethia
You know I can’t resist a golden oldie and Silvertip tetras (Hasemania nana) have been in the hobby for generations. This batch at
You often see significant differences in levels of aggression between wild fishes and their
Malawi cichlid communities aren’t known for their suitability for other types of fish but there’s one that deserves to be kept more widely. Although Tanganyikan, the Cuckoo catfish (Synodontis
Many of the fishes seen in the trade are hybrids and the real McCoy can be hard to find but definitely worth the search. This one at the Basingstoke store shows the characteristics that separate them in the fin patterns, eye colour and
This month we introduce a new feature from our resident fish geek Tappers, mostly to stop him ranting about things in the office. This month he shares his thoughts on the trends and fashions that have come and gone, fuelled by the quest for less natural beauty in what’s already an amazing and diverse group of animals.
So, here we are again – the robins are briefed and ready, the mistletoe is looking nervous and the stores are bracing themselves to explain to last minute gift shoppers that fish can’t be gifted in a brand new aquarium purchased the previous day. Here are our top fishkeeping tips for indoors and out for December.