Can Ghost Shrimp Live in Brackish Water?

Can Ghost Shrimp Live in Brackish Water

Ghost shrimp go under many names, but are most commonly known as ghost shrimp, glass shrimp, and grass shrimp. As far as shrimp breeding goes, they are enormously popular and less so as aquarium pets, but not by much.  Of course, ghost shrimp can live in and thrive in brackish water, so long as they […]

13 Coolest Brackish Water Aquarium Fish

brackish water fish

Have you ever considered keeping a brackish fish tank before? Are you looking at different tropical fish, and are seeming to spot more and more attractive fish that love brackish waters? If you’re new to tropical fish keeping in any shape or form, you might wonder what the difference is between the many types of […]

Guppy Fish Care & Facts (Poecilia Reticulata)

Guppy Poecilia reticulata

Guppy (Poecilia Reticulata)  Ever looked after guppies before? Our guide below provides you with information on how to raise your guppies and ensure they are happy with their tank companions. Poecilia reticulata come in several amazing colour combinations, including the Red Flamingo Guppy which is an ideal fish for beginners to fish keeping – though it’s also […]

Pufferfish Care & Facts, Water conditions

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Pufferfish care An amazing variety of Pufferfish exist across the globe. Over 120 different species attract admiration – and sometimes fear – worldwide! These fish are fascinating but can pack a punch! As their name implies, they can self-inflate in response to threats. Many people enjoy eating pufferfish as specialist dishes – but careful preparation of […]

Gobies Fish Care & Facts (Gobiidae)


Gobies (GOBIIDAE) Gobies are some of the most common, and most rewarding, fish you’ll come across in home and specialist tanks. Did you know that there are more than 2,000 different types of Goby all over the planet? Well – that applies to the larger Gobiidae family, in any case. These nifty-looking finned torpedoes are […]

Water Cow Fish Care & Facts – Water Cow Goby

Water Cow Goby

This big, beautiful giant of the Goby family is one of the most sought-after species by tropical fish enthusiasts. It tends to live across the Indo Pacific into Hawaii, and as you might expect, it’s a fish that enjoys brackish waters. The Water Cow Goby is a little different to many other Gobies in that […]

Green Spotted Pufferfish Care & Facts (Tetraodon Nigroviridis)

Green Spotted Pufferfish

Green Spotted Pufferfish There are plenty of great reasons why you’d want to keep a pufferfish. The Green Spotted Pufferfish is one of the most sought-after variants of the species, and you’ll find them in brackish waters all over Asia. That’s covering Myanmar, Vietnam, India, Cambodia, the Philippines and more. They are fairly common on […]

Dragon Goby Care & Facts (Gobioides Broussonnetii)

Dragon Goby

Dragon Goby The impressively-named Dragon Goby is not a fish of legend but is in fact a great pick for your brackish tank. It has many different names, and you may come across them at your local aquarium or fish keeping centre under the title of a Violet Goby. This is a fish that is […]

Colombian Shark Catfish Care & Facts (Ariopsis Seemanni)

Colombian Shark Catfish

Colombian Shark Catfish These attractive fish are fascinating to watch! They have a distinct appearance with nice subtle colouring from various shades of grey to bronze. Hailing from the brackish waters of South America – Peru to be exact – they are also to be found off the coast of Mexico. These appealing Catfish can even swim […]

Bumblebee Goby Care & Facts (Brachygobius Doriae)

Bumblebee Goby

There’s little wonder why this Goby gets its unique name! It’s a placid, brackish fish that has bumblebee colours. No, you can’t expect the Bumblebee Goby to build a hive and to start harvesting honey, but it’s still a fantastic addition to your brackish tank! These fish are brilliantly colourful, and it’s normally easy to […]