Author Archives for The Wet Spot Tropical Fish

Naive Melody

April 5, 2019 1:12 pm Published by Comments Off on Naive Melody

Choosing to live a life as an explorer, taxonomist, or biologist is a deeply romantic path that one wouldn’t choose...

Wowee Malawi

March 29, 2019 12:19 pm Published by Comments Off on Wowee Malawi

We all know Lake Malawi is big, but wrapping our heads around its very real massiveness is a difficult task...

Break into Barbs!

March 8, 2019 5:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Break into Barbs!

What is a barb? A sharp, pointed projection, or a non-phylogenetic grouping of fork-tailed, energetic, and easy-to-care-for cyprinids?

You’re the Burmese Knees!

February 15, 2019 5:25 pm Published by Comments Off on You’re the Burmese Knees!

Happy Valentine’s weekend aquarists! We hope you’re stuffed full of heart-shaped candies in the candlelight with the smell of roses in the air, but what if...

The Far Out Far East

February 8, 2019 5:11 pm Published by Comments Off on The Far Out Far East

Friday fun quiz!: What region of the world is home to 5 major river systems and the oldest rainforest (70 million years!)?

Dam(n)ing the Mekong

February 1, 2019 4:56 pm Published by Comments Off on Dam(n)ing the Mekong

The longest river in the southeast Asia, the Mekong, is a major source of welfare for the people of Southeast Asia. In Laos alone...