Labracinus atrofasciatus, Re-Description of a Strikingly Beautiful Dottyback

Labracinus atrofasciatus, Re-Description of a Strikingly Beautiful Dottyback Labracinus atrofasciatus is a strikingly beautiful species of dottyback that is virtually unknown, and in fact so absent from the scientific literature that the species was just treated to a rare re-description. The original description of Labracinus atrofasciatus was based off of a single preserved specimen way […]

Cypho purpurascens is a Rare Dottyback You Can Actually Get

Cypho purpurascens is a Rare Dottyback You Can Actually Get The oblique-lined dottyback, Cypho purpurascens, is a gorgeous and hardy little fish which deserves to be a lot more popular in the reef aquarium hobby. Growing to barely three inches long, this cherry red fish has beautiful blue accent lines around the face and fins, and […]

Top 10 Stunning Nano Fish for Your Next Small Fish Tank

Nano fish tanks are very popular for their beauty and compact size, but it can be challenging to find animals that are tiny enough to comfortably live in them. If you only have room for a 5- to 20-gallon aquarium, check out our top 10 small aquarium fish that are known for their vibrant colors, […]

How to Catch Aquarium Fish Like a Pro

One of the more frustrating parts of the aquarium hobby is trying to catch or move your fish. Just try chasing around fast and slippery fish using a flimsy net with a ton of aquarium decorations in the way. After years of running an aquarium fish store, we have caught thousands and thousands of fish, […]

Care Guide for Endler’s Livebearers – The Guppy’s Little Cousin

Care Guide for Endler’s Livebearers – The Guppy’s Little Cousin Livebearers (or fish that bear live young) like guppies and mollies are always popular fish at pet stores because they’re so colorful and quick to make babies. However, lots of inbreeding has been occurred in order to create specialty colors and that can sometimes result […]

Our 5 Favorite Aquarium Plants That Everyone Should Try

If you have ever tried to buy live aquatic plants online, it can be a bit overwhelming when looking at all the different species, care requirements, and difficulty levels. At Aquarium Co-Op, we strive to provide a curated selection of the easiest, hardiest plants in the hobby, but sometimes it can be nice to just talk to […]