How Many Cory Catfish in a 30 Gallon Tank Can You Have?

Corydoras need a fairly large tank, and a 30 gallon is a good start in giving them what they require. With that said, you may need to know how many cory catfish you can put in a 30-gallon tank before it’s overstocked. There are a few things you need to consider. There are 2 maximum … Read more

How Many Cory Catfish in a 5 Gallon Tank?

Corydoras are great starter fish for someone whos relatively new to the hobby. While they are slightly more sensitive to water quality than some of the other fish on this list, they are still very hardy overall. So, if you’re just starting out, how many cory catfish can you put in a 5-gallon tank? The … Read more

Why Is My Dojo Loach Floating And What To Do

Seeing your dojo loach that on a normal day is happily slithering around at the bottom of the tank, only to find that it’s now floating at the surface can be concerning. So when is it normal for a dojo loach to float, and when is it a cause for concern? And what other reasons … Read more

Do Zebra Loaches Hide? Yup, Here Is How to Help

Notice your zebra loach tends to shy away or outright hide most of the time? That’s pretty normal behavior actually, and in most cases, it’s perfectly fine. Here’s what you can do to help them feel more comfortable and when you should start to worry. Why do zebra loaches hide? It’s not just zebra loaches … Read more

Snails You Should Avoid Putting In Your Zebra Loach Tank

Will zebra loaches eat nerite snails? How about mystery snails or apple snails? It’s important to know what snails a loach will actually try to eat so you can plan accordingly with your snail choices and potential tank mates. Will zebra loaches eat nerite snails, Mystery snails, and Apple snails? In general, These snails are … Read more

Will Zebra Loaches Eat Cherry Shrimp, Can They Be Tank Mates?

Loaches are great little fish that can make a big difference in your aquarium. They are very active and will help keep the tank clean. Cherry shrimp are also great little creatures that can add some color and pizzazz to your aquarium. So, can these two be tank mates? The answer is yes! Zebra loaches … Read more

Why Is My Zebra Loach So Fat! Overweight Loach Causes

Fish can get fat for many reasons, especially in an aquarium tank setup. You may have noticed your zebra or yoyo loach has a bigger belly than usual or a distended stomach. This can be normal, but in some cases, your loach may have a serious problem. Since there are many reasons your loach may … Read more

Can Molly and Swordtail Breed? No.

Can Molly and Swordtail Breed

It’s unfortunate that the search engine is so full of autogenerated trash content that it’s difficult to find a decent answer to such important questions. However, the answer is no. Molly and Swordtail cannot breed (at least on their own) because they are too far removed from their mother species. Mollies (Poecilia latipinna) and swordtails … Read more

Will Swordtails Eat Shrimp, Yes, But They Are Still Compatible!

Swordtails being omnivorous will eat shrimplets and shrimp. So if you have a small population of shrimp, they aren’t the best tank mates for each other. But there are ways to overcome this incompatibility and allow both species to thrive in an aquarium. Swordtails aren’t aggressive, but they are opportunistic The big problem here isn’t … Read more