17 Types of Axolotl: A Quick Guide

axolotl types

Axolotls are quiet little aquatic amphibians that have recently gained popularity among aquarium enthusiasts, and for good reason. Their exotic appearance, undemanding personality, and innate uniqueness make them pretty great pets. That said, did you know that there are actuallly plenty of types of axolotls to choose from? They can range from different patterns, and … Read more

Can Axolotls Go on Land? Dos & Don’ts

Can Axolotls Go on Land

Axolotls are some of the most fascinating pets that you can own. From their dragon-like appearance to their mysterious behavior, there’s a lot to love about this gorgeous reptile. That said, there’s one question burning in many curious minds: can axolotls live on land? The short answer is — no, they can’t. Unfortunately, axolotls have … Read more

20+ Types of Corals: How to Classify and Identify

Types of Coral

Corals are a regular attraction in a saltwater aquarium, and these marine invertebrates (yes, they are not plants) have over 6,000 species. While there are many choices, most aquarists choose the type of corals with traits that are compatible with their tank condition. Some of the characteristics of corals you may consider include skeletal structure, … Read more

Vampire Crab: Care, Size, & Tank Mates

Vampire Crab

The vampire crab is one of the most beautiful and unique species of crab you can own. While their care is a little different than other popular crabs in the aquarium trade (they’re semi-terrestrial), they are fairly undemanding and easy to keep. If you’re thinking of owning a vampire crab or want to know a … Read more

Emerald Crabs in Aquariums: Size, Diet & Care

Emerald crabs are highly sought after among aquarists due to their appearance and appetite for algae, however it can nonetheless be daunting if it’s your first time caring for one. In this article, we’ll be taking a look at emerald crabs in detail, including their physical traits, lifespan, diet, and care methods. The emerald crab … Read more

Top 15 Saltwater Algae Eaters: Fish, Snail, Shrimp & Urchin

Best Saltwater Algae Eaters

Setting up and maintaining a saltwater aquarium is generally more difficult than freshwater tanks since it requires experience, effort and equipment. Without these 3 E’s, you may not achieve the pristine conditions saltwater tanks are known for, and the growth of unwanted algae is often the consequence. But how about stocking your saltwater tank with … Read more

What Do Crabs Eat? As Pet & In The Ocean

What Do Crabs Eat

So, you’ve recently found some small crabs that you thought would fit well in your aquarium, but you’re unsure what to feed them in order to keep them healthy. In this article, we’ll be going over everything there is to know about a crab’s diet, including in nature and at home, and how it can … Read more

What Do Hermit Crabs Eat? As Pet & In Wild

what do hermit crabs eat

Perhaps you’ve recently gone to the beach and picked up some hermit crabs because you thought they’d make a nice addition to your aquarium, however you’re not sure what they eat. In this article, we’ll be going over exactly what hermit crabs eat, and how you can prepare them the best meals to ensure their … Read more

The Mysterious Sea Anemones Types & Care

sea anemones

When it comes to a saltwater aquarium, your choices of what to keep are endless. Aside from a wide variety of reef fishes and corals, sea anemones are also one of the most frequently chosen by saltwater aquarists. Aside from adding beauty to your aquarium, sea anemones spark interest and often become the topic of … Read more