Category: Fish

  • How to Get Rid of Sand Dust in an Aquarium

    How to Get Rid of Sand Dust in an Aquarium

    Sand dust is a menace in fish tanks. This dust can clog filters, cloud the water, and ultimately reduce the health and clarity of your aquarium. It also denies us the luxury of enjoying beautiful aquatic sights. Fortunately, you can take a few steps to ensure your aquarium stays clean and clear. This guide will […]

  • Is 8.2 pH Too High for an Aquarium?

    Is 8.2 pH Too High for an Aquarium?

    Are you worried about fish in your aquarium? I bet you are. Worrying about parameters in an aquarium is perfectly reasonable, especially when they are above the optimal range. We don’t want to wake up to dead fish in an aquarium! With that in mind, is 8.2 pH too high for an aquarium? No, a […]

  • What to do When the Aquarium Heater Breaks?

    What to do When the Aquarium Heater Breaks?

    Aquarium heaters are a crucial part of any aquarium setup. They control the temperature of your water and keep it at a level that is comfortable for your fish. So what happens when a heater stops doing what it is meant to do? Perhaps, the heaters keep the temperature way above or below a fish […]

  • How Long Do Guppies Take to Grow?

    How Long Do Guppies Take to Grow?

    Guppies, also known as the rainbow fish, are among the most popular domesticated fish in America and worldwide. Amongst many other reasons, their ability to reproduce quickly has garnered them even more popularity. Of course, the excitement of having new guppy fry eventually leads one to question how long they will take to grow fully. […]

  • Aquarium Fish Ideas- Selecting your First Fish

    Aquarium Fish Ideas- Selecting your First Fish

    The aquarium has been cycled- water parameters are suitable. The next step is to run down to your local pet/fish store and buy some fish you like. Not so fast!  You sure your water parameters are correct for those fish? A mistake was made by many, including myself, when I started my first aquarium. So […]

  • AQUARIUM HOOD- Do It Yourself

    AQUARIUM HOOD- Do It Yourself

    You have an aquarium but no aquarium hood; you start searching for a hood.  Soon you realize that the cost can vary from $15-50 or even higher if your aquarium is large for a glass hood. This may not be a problem if you have one aquarium; the resulting cost will skyrocket if you have […]

  • How to Breed Cichlids

    How to Breed Cichlids

    It is time to select a Cichlid to breed if you haven’t currently. Which to choose genuinely comes down to choice and limitations. Breeding can be pretty pricey for Cichlids require considerably more than other folks, such as tank size, water conditions, and other tools, but most of all skill and hard work. For your […]

  • Getting Rid of Koi Pond Algae Using Natural Methods!

    Getting Rid of Koi Pond Algae Using Natural Methods!

    Without a doubt, koi pond algae are most certainly the biggest thorn in the side of koi fish keepers… not only because of the ugly appearance and odor it creates… but because of a more harmful reason – algae threatens the very lives of their fish if not stamped out fast! And yet the truth […]

  • Keeping Cichlids – 6 Secret Care Tips

    Keeping Cichlids – 6 Secret Care Tips

    Keeping cichlids is by no means a simple feat. It takes time and devotion from the fishkeeper. However, if you put in the time and effort, you will be the envy of all who see your fish tank! The following steps will give you a great understanding of what they will need. Do Not Mix […]

  • Guppy Fish Care – Beautiful Guppies for All

    Guppy Fish Care – Beautiful Guppies for All

    So finally – here is my Guppy Fish Care post. I bet everybody has been waiting for this one anxiously, right? Guppies are absolutely the best choice to start with if you’re getting into fish keeping for the first time.  Also – when you walk past the pet store and the kids nag you to […]