Matt Leighton

Matt is a web designer by day and a long-time fishkeeper by night. He’s had fish for as long as he can remember, and grew up taking more and more responsibility for his parent’s tanks - from nano reef tanks all the way up to their massive 400 gallon beauty. He’s passionate about helping more people find joy in fishkeeping and teaching them how to become expert pet parents at VIVOFISH.

How To Care For Sparkling Gourami: A Complete Fact Sheet, Breeding, Behavior, and Care Guide

If you’re looking for a small-tank, energetic, fun little fish, then you may want to bring some sparkling gourami home. These little fish only grow to be about 1.6 inches long and add a bright splash of pizzazz to whatever space they take up. They need a fish tank with lots of places to hide, …

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How To Care For Paradise Fish: A Complete Fact Sheet, Breeding, Behavior, and Care Guide

The paradise fish is a gorgeous, unique-looking tropical freshwater fish that’s gained popularity in the fishkeeping world. Many aquarists love them for their aesthetics, as well as their unique personalities and the care level (easy) that allows even beginner hobbyists to care for and keep them well. These fish are pretty hardy, meaning they really …

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