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FRESHWATER PROFILES:
Chinese Algae Eater »

The Chinese Algae Eater comes from Asia and has a slender body and is golden to brown in color. A darker stripe runs horizontally and is either solid or broken into spots. It is usually kept in aquariums for the purpose of keeping algae under control. A... [Read more]

Peppered Cory Cat »

The Peppered Cory Cat comes from the tributaries of larger river systems in South America, and is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger. The Peppered Cory Cat has black and dark green spots, with a white underside. The Peppered Cory Cat requires a well-planted... [Read more]

Firemouth Cichlid »

The Firemouth Cichlid is a beautiful cichlid that is somewhat territorial, especially during spawning. Their background color is a pearlescent turquoise-blue with red edging the scales. The throat and breast are red in color, ranging from a brick shade... [Read more]

Rainbow Shark »

The Rainbow Shark, also known as the Ruby Shark or Red-Finned Shark, is great for the semi-aggressive community aquarium, as long as they are the sole shark and the other tankmates are of similar size. The Rainbow Shark is a beautifully colored fish which... [Read more]

Columbian Shark »

Also known as the Black Fin Shark, the Columbian Shark is a catfish which will grow quite large in an aquarium. It may also be referred to as Jordan's Catfish or the West American Cat Shark. The Columbian Shark has a high fin and long "whiskers" that... [Read more]

Leopard Longfin Danio »

The Longfin Leopard Danio is a distinct variety of the Zebra Danio. Instead of zebra stripes, the Longfin Leopard Danio sports a mottled, spotted pattern. Its body sparkles with a burnished gold metallic color peppered by many bluish-gray spots. Long,... [Read more]

Mango Pleco (L-47) »

The Mango Pleco comes from the Amazon Basin of South America. This Pleco can be identified by its lime green body coloration with a bright yellow stripe on both the dorsal and caudal fin. This hard to find species makes a good addition to any community... [Read more]

Striata Botia Loach »

The body of this Botia Loach is tan and dark brown in coloration, and like other Botia loaches, this loach can be identified by the four pairs of barbels protruding from its mouth area. The entire body and fins of this Loach is barred with alternating... [Read more]

SALWATER FISH PROFILES:
Teira Batfish »

Also known as the Longfin Batfish, Longfin Platax, and Round-faced Batfish, the body and fins have wide vertical alternate bands of black and a pale yellow or tan. A relatively... [Read more]

Scissortail Dartfish »

The Scissortail Goby, also known as the Scissortail Dartfish, has a white head and blue body with large dorsal and anal fins. It should be housed in a 30 gallon or larger... [Read more]

Radiant Wrasse »

The Radiant Wrasse is also referred to as the Orangehead Wrasse, Iridis Wrasse, and Radiant Africa Wrasse. The adult has a dark red body with colors becoming lighter at the... [Read more]


PLANTS & CORALS:
Amazon Sword Plant »

The Amazon Sword Plant (Echinodorus Amazonicus) is a very popular plant to keep in your fish tank. They can reach up to 20 inches in height and have leaves that are pale to... [Read more]

Anacharis »

The Anacharis is a great beginner's plant for your fish tank. They're also known as the Brazilian waterweed and as you can guess, since it's a 'weed' it can grow quite fast... [Read more]

Anubias barteri »

Anubias barteri round leaf, also known as Anubius round leaf or Anubias barteri, is a hardy plant that has lush green arrow shaped foliage. This rosette plant may reach up... [Read more]

INVERTS:

Zebra Turbo Snail

The Zebra Striped Turbo Snail is a beautiful algae removing powerhouse. Like other members of the Turbinidae family, the Zebra Striped Turbo Snail has... [Read more]




Yellow Sea Cucumber

The Yellow Sea Cucumber which originates from the Indian Ocean is very striking in appearance. They are bright yellow in coloration and have an elongated... [Read more]



 
White Spot Anemone Shrimp

The Glass Anemone Shrimp, also known as the White-patched Anemone Shrimp, or Pacific Clown Anemone Shrimp, was first described in 1902. While it is sometimes... [Read more]




Tuxedo Urchin

The Tuxedo Pincushion Urchin, also known as the Sphere Urchin or Globe Urchin, has five to ten broad-colored bands usually blue or black, with red, brown,... [Read more]



 
Turbo Snail

The Turbo Snail is extremely popular among reef hobbyists, since it quickly eliminates large amounts of nuisance algae. It is particularly fond of hair... [Read more]




Turban Snail

The Turban Snail is a powerhouse that helps keep live rock and aquarium glass free of algae. This peaceful snail boasts an interesting shell and is a smart... [Read more]



 
Top Crown Snail

The Top Crown Snail is a great tank cleaner for larger saltwater reef aquariums. Compared to its Caribbean counterparts, this snail hailing from the Eastern... [Read more]




Tiger Tail Sea Cucumber

The Tiger Tail Sea Cucumber is one of nature's more exotic detritus eaters. With its brown body spotted with white and dressed in numerous spiny papillae,... [Read more]