Species Spotlight

Kissed By The Sun

Kissed By The Sun

By Aquatropic Staff | January 24, 2023

The Orange Sunkist Shrimp (Neocaridina denticulata) is a brilliant orange shrimp that goes is also frequently called Orange P … Read more
Flight Of The Bumblebee

Flight Of The Bumblebee

By Aquatropic Staff | January 9, 2023

The Zebra Goby (Brachygobius xanthomelas) is a member of the family Gobiidae, better known as the gobies. It only grows up to … Read more
A Fang By Any Other Name

A Fang By Any Other Name

By Aquatropic Staff | December 27, 2022

Stiphodon percnopterygionus is a member of the family Oxudercidae which includes gobies and mudskippers. Most of these fish c … Read more
The Malawi Cichlid You Never Knew

The Malawi Cichlid You Never Knew

By Aquatropic Staff | December 14, 2022

Here is your controversial statement of the day: Lake Malawi Cichlids are the coolest fish you can keep in an aquarium. You m … Read more
Aquarium Jewels

Aquarium Jewels

By Aquatropic Staff | December 2, 2022

The Turkana Jewel Cichlid (Hemichromis exsul) is a smaller African Cichlid growing to less than four inches. It has a vibrant … Read more
The Heros We've Been Waiting For

The Heros We've Been Waiting For

By Aquatropic Staff | November 23, 2022

What are Heros? Well, Marvel and DC may have a differing opinion, but fish geeks are pretty united in the belief that Heros … Read more
Black Is Back - Sakura Guppies

Black Is Back - Sakura Guppies

By Aquatropic Staff | November 18, 2022

Originally, wild guppies were a drab lot; females were often translucent and males were a wide varietyof random, but muted co … Read more