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Undergravel Filters Pros and Cons

I have had the honor of interacting with many experienced fish keepers, aquarium hobbyists, and aquarium pet store owners. What I have noticed in...

Table Salt Vs Aquarium Salt: Which One Is Safe for Fish?

Salt aka Sodium Chloride is very important for the human body. This is because the body uses it to maintain blood pressure, to maintain...

Can Bettas and Tetras Live in The Same Tank?

We all love community tanks. This is because they are vibrant and fascinating, and they look like real underwater ecosystems. However, while community tanks...

Can Betta Fish and Shrimp Live in The Same Tank?

Whether you are a new aquarium hobbyist or a veteran, it is important to know what fish and critters can live as tank mates....

13 Most Expensive Freshwater Fish You Can Buy Today

Curious about the most expensive freshwater fish in the world? Well, I have done the research. In this article, I will be sharing with...

Do Goldfish Need an Air Pump?

The goldfish is perhaps the most popular aquarium fish species on the planet. Almost every Tom, Dick, and Harry who wants to start an...

Aquarium Safe Super Glue: What Is It And How To Use It

Perhaps the most common reason why people buy aquarium glue is to keep plants in place. This is understandable because aquarium plants are usually...

Acrylic vs Glass Aquarium: Pros and Cons of Both Plus the Best Choices

In this article, you will see the pros and cons of both acrylic and glass aquariums. You will also see a side by side...

Fish That Don’t Need Filters: Low Tech & Low Maintenance

There are some but not many fish species that can live in an aquarium or a fish tank without needing a filter. Basically, any...

Self-Sustaining Aquariums: Aquaponics Fish Tank

If you are toying with the idea of building a self-sustaining aquarium, you are not alone. This is because this is a common dream...

Best Temperature To Keep Goldfish : Everything You Need To Know

Most people assume that goldfish prefer cold-water. This is generally true. However, there is much more information most people do not know about goldfish...

Can You Use Bottled Water to Fill Your Fish Tank?

Bottled water is usually drinking water that has been cleaned in some way. It can be distilled water, reverse osmosis water, or cleaned spring...

Do Fish Get Bored? How To Keep Them Entertained

“Do fish get bored?” is a question many newbie aquarium hobbyists ask themselves after keeping fish for one or two weeks. It is a...

Is Spring Water Safe For My Fish?

All living things depend on their habitats for survival. As humans, we depend on our habitats for oxygen, water, and food. Wild animals also...

How Much Does a 10-Gallon Tank Weigh?

Many people buy small tanks like 10-gallon tanks because they expect them to be small and light. However, while they are relatively small compared...

Is It Possible To Have Too Much Oxygen In A Fish Tank?

A volume of water can only hold a certain amount of oxygen. When a volume of water is holding the maximum amount of oxygen...

Can You Put A Bamboo Plant In A Fish Tank?

The answer to this question is in the affirmative. Yes, you can put a bamboo plant in a fish tank. However, before you rush...

30 Fish Tank Decorations Ideas

If you have never decorated a tank before, decorating your fish tank may seem like a daunting task. Just thinking about it could give...

What Is The Black Mold in My Fish Tank?

The black mold in your fish tank is either algae or mold. While it looks like mold, it is most probably black algae. In...

Can I Put a Turtle in My Fish Tank? What You Must Consider

The short answer is yes. You can put a turtle or turtles in your fish tank. However, there are a million and one things...

How Much Gravel Does My Fish Tank Need?

The gravel in your tank is very important. It is, in fact, more important than you (probably) think. In case for some reason you...

What are the Little Snails in My Fish Tank? 7 Methods For Getting Rid Of Them

The little snails in your fish tank are actually real snails. You probably introduced them into your fish tank the last time you added...

How Often Should I Clean My Fish Tank? Tips For a Optimal Schedule

Many newbie aquarium hobbyists do not know how frequently they should clean their tanks. Many even assume that since their fish tanks have filters...

30 Most Colorful Freshwater Fish Perfect For Aquariums

Freshwater fish are often regarded as being dull and virtually colorless. This is, however, very far from the truth as freshwater fish can be...

10 Best Rainbow Shark Tank Mates

Rainbow sharks are some of the most beautiful and attractive aquarium fish. However, despite their beauty, they are quite aggressive and territorial. This is...

20 Perfect Freshwater Nano Fish For Your Tank

Tiny fish and tiny aquariums are cute and really interesting to set up. Nothing is cooler than watching a functioning tiny ecosystem right on...

20 Best Freshwater Algae Eaters

It is not easy to remove algae after they rapidly start populating your fish tank. However, by cultivating algae eaters, you can effortlessly eliminate...

How Long Can A Betta Fish Go Without Food?

Betta fish or Siamese fighting fish are one of the most popular aquarium fish. They are a member of the gourami family and are...

How Long Do Guppy Fish Live? Tips For Happy Fish

The guppy fish, also known as rainbow fish or millionfish, is one of the most widely distributed tropical fish. It is also popular as...

How Long Do Molly Live? Tips For A Long Life

Molly fish belongs to the species of livebearing toothcarps.  Scientifically known as Poecilia Sphenops they are a variety of fish called Pocelia and we...

What Do Guppies Eat? The Best Food For Your Fish

If you want your Guppy fish to live more than its normal life span, in that case, you need to take care of its...

How Long Are Mollies Pregnant For?

Mollies are a widely available tropical fish. It falls under the family of Poeciliidae. The wild varieties are typically dull and silvery in color....

How To Get Rid Of Hydra In An Aquarium

Your aquarium is the perfect and natural home for your pet fish and shrimps. But if you are not very careful, it can also be...

How To Get Rid Of Detritus Worms In An Aquarium? Tiny White Worms

Everyone wants to own an aquarium. Aquariums improve the aesthetics of your room and can be a focal point of the room. Besides that,...

How to Raise PH in a Saltwater Aquarium

One of the key things you need to monitor to ensure the vitality and health of your aquarium is its pH level. Extremely high...

How to Raise KH in a Freshwater Aquarium

KH is an important water element for all kinds of ponds and aquariums. This article will discuss the various ways of raising KH in...

How to Clean Aquarium Glass White Residue

Hard water is the preferred habitat for various fish species. It is, unfortunately, not so good for your aquarium. The white residue that it...

Where to Place an Aquarium Heater For Maximum Efficiency

You want to warm up your fish tank but are not sure where to place your aquarium heater. This is a challenge that a...

How to Lower GH in a Freshwater Aquarium

Water hardness, might or might not affect you depending on where you live. It could also adversely affect the lives in your aquarium if...

How Long to Leave Lights on in a Planted Aquarium

Knowing the amount of light needed for your planted aquarium is vital in ensuring its success. Light is, in fact, the most important aspect...

How to Anchor Aquarium Plants the Easy Way

Your freshwater aquarium is not complete until it has some live plants. Stocking freshwater fish in your aquarium demands your tank to be set...

How to Fix a Leaking Aquarium Without Draining It

One of the major downsides to owning a glass fish tank is the likelihood of a leak to occur. No one wants a leaking...

What to Feed Bluegill in an Aquarium

Whichever type of fish you choose to stock in your tank, they all require special care and attention primarily because of their different characteristics....

How Long To Cycle A New Tank? Why It’s Important

Fish tank cycling is a very important process that every new fish parent should know about. This is because it matures or it makes...

Is An Air Pump Necessary For a Fish Tank? Plus Best Buying Options

An aquarium air pump is a special machine designed to use mechanical means to pump/ force air from the surrounding environment or atmosphere into...

10 Best Fish for a 5-Gallon Tank

A 5-gallon tank is a relatively small fish tank. Therefore, you cannot really use it to stock many fish or big fish. However, that...

Best Trickle Filters: Do They Work?

What exactly are trickle filters? Trickle filters are biological waste filtration systems. Many large aquarium owners use them to eliminate biological waste from their fish...

How Does A Canister Filter Work? And What Are The Best Choices

There are several types of aquarium filters or filtration systems on the market. They include canister filters, diatom filters, trickle filters, algae filters, baffle...

10-Gallon Fish Tank Socking Ideas

Many beginning aquarists assume that it is easier to maintain a smaller fish tank than a bigger one. However, this is not the case....

How Often Do You Need To Clean A Betta Fish Tank?

Why is it necessary to clean your betta fish tank? If it ain’t broken don’t fix it, right? Well, it is wrong in the case...

20 DIY Aquarium Decor Ideas

Thinking of ways you could decorate your aquarium? Think no more. In this post, I will share with you 20 best DIY aquarium décor...

How To Get Rid Of Ammonia In A Fish Tank? 4 Safe Methods

Why is ammonia so bad for fish? Ammonia is extremely toxic to fish. Elevated levels of ammonia in your fish tank can lead to convulsions...

12 Best Small Algae Eaters

As an aquarium owner, you will one day have to fight algae. This is almost guaranteed. The reason why is that aquariums have the...

10 Floating Aquarium Plants

Floating plants are a stunning addition to any aquarium. Just as suggested by the name, these plants are not attached to the bottom of...

10 Amazing Plants For Betta Fish

Betta fish are really popular in the aquarium world. They are cool to have and to care for. This is because of their bright...

White Algae: 6 Methods For Getting Rid Of It

What is white algae? Many types of algae invade fish tanks and the white algae is just one of them. It usually looks like a...

15 Great Freshwater Shrimp

If you are in search of a new and interesting aquatic animal to add in your aquarium then you should definitely consider freshwater aquarium...

How Long Does Water Need To Sit to Dechlorinate?

It will take about five days for about 10 gallons of tap water with normal levels of chlorine (about 2 ppm) to dechlorinate.  Now that...

Betta Fish Water Temperature: Getting it Right the First Time

Many people across the world keep Betta fish in their home aquariums. The fish is very popular because of its bright colors and its...