Breeding Heterandria formosa – Least killifish

General information The Least Killifish, Heterandria formosa is a small, livebearing fish that originates from North America. It is from the same family as Guppies and Mollys. This is the smallest fish found in North America, and one of the smallest fish in the world. Tank setup My experience with this fish started because I […]

Breeding Discus – Symphysodon aequifasciatus – part 2

This article is a continuation of the previous post, “Breeding Discus – Symphysodon aequifasciatus – part 1.” After three failed attempts, my new pair of discus have had a successful spawn. The eggs were laid on or around June 19st, 2012. The fry were all free swimming on June 26th, 2012 (Age = Day 1). […]

Breeding Discus – Symphysodon aequifasciatus – part 1

For many, discus fish are considered the king of the aquarium due to their unique coloration, size, and shape. This South American Cichlid originates from the Amazon River basin, but most aquarium species are selectively bred for color variations by fellow aquarists and fish farms. For many years now, discus have been part of my […]

Breeding Blue Pearl Shrimp

Breeding Blue Pearl Shrimp – Neocaridina cf. zhangjiajiensis var. blue In this article, you can find one account of sourcing shrimp, the setup utilized, and the care taken to encourage breeding of this dwarf shrimp species. Blue pearl shrimp, are a variation of the same species as Snowball Shrimp, and will readily breed with other […]