Can I mix dwarf cichlids?

I have a community tank that’s just under 1.5m in length and among the residents is a pair of Gold rams. Can I also add a pair of Apistogramma cichlids — and if so, which species would be most likely to get on with the rams?

Can I mix these types of Tiger?

Can different varieties of Tiger barb be kept together in a tank? Bob explains...

Can I divide this tank into different environments?

One of our readers asks if they can split their tank into two environments - one side with smaller fish and the other for Reedfish or puffers...

Joe Nethersall, former FBAS President, dies.

It is with deepest regret that we have to announce the passing of Joe Nethersell on Tuesday, 31st August.

New Fishing For Facts report lands with UK politicians

The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association has launched a new report examining the trade in fish for home aquariums and garden ponds in a bid to tackle misconceptions about the industry.

Report: 2021 BKKS National Koi Show results

The BKKS National Koi Show took place on the 14th/15th August and marked the first open koi show to be held in the UK since Covid19 shook the world.

The brightest pupils

Ever noticed how some catfish have eyes that are starkly contrasted to their bodies? Steve Grant explores the reasons and mechanisms for this seemingly evolutionary mishap.

Dealing with egg ‘fungus’

There’s nothing worse than having a spawn of eggs blighted by the appearance of fuzz. Here’s how to deal with a pernicious problem that besets many breeders.

Rathbun’s tetra in the wild

In the Pantanal wetlands of Brazil, the wet season is the time of plenty. As rivers rise and spill into the surrounding grasslands and forests, fish follow the waters and move into the newly flooded landscape.