Category: Fish

  • Freshwater Angelfish Care – Expert Care for a Flamboyant Fish

    Freshwater Angelfish Care – Expert Care for a Flamboyant Fish

    I can remember the first Angel my dad got me; I was astounded. The formidable stature and poise got me from day one. Like Miss Universe right there in my tank. (Ok, I might have had a bit of a crush on her). Just kidding. Probably the most popular and attractive Cichlids produced from the […]

  • Betta Fish Care for Beginners – All About Bettas!

    Betta Fish Care for Beginners – All About Bettas!

    Because of their sheer popularity and stunning beauty, I’ve decided to do this article on Betta Fish Care for Beginners to get you home with your new buddy as quickly – and safely for your new pet as possible. In my opinion, a Betta (also known as Siamese Fighter) is the closest, if not only […]

  • How to Take Care of your Goldfish

    How to Take Care of your Goldfish

    The worst thing that you can do to your goldfish is to contain it in a fishbowl. Yes, the old practice of putting a goldfish in a fishbowl is terrible. So how can you take care of your goldfish and ensure it lives a long and healthy life? Here are some of the points you […]

  • How Do Fish Get Sick: Reasons Why You have Sick Fish

    How Do Fish Get Sick: Reasons Why You have Sick Fish

    A sick fish in your tank is usually an indication of four things: the quality of your water, the temperature of the water, stocking problems, and environmental stress. So, if you have a sick fish, the reason could be any of the four mentioned. That said, you can easily avoid having a sick fish in […]

  • How to Make a Quarantine Tank!

    How to Make a Quarantine Tank!

    It’s a fact that if you want to be a successful aquarium hobbyist, you must make room for a quarantine tank in your hobby. Quarantine tanks are essential to treating your sick fish and keeping your healthy fish healthy. So, how do you make a quarantine tank? THE EQUIPMENT A quarantine tank (sometimes called a […]

  • Best Algae Eaters for your Fish Tank!

    Best Algae Eaters for your Fish Tank!

    How many hate algae blooms in their aquariums? Although algae can look great in your aquarium, they only look good in small amounts. It’s easy for algae to spread out of control, which is why you need to keep its growth in check. The go-to method of keeping algae in check is getting algae-eaters. There […]

  • How do you Know When Fish are Pregnant?

    How do you Know When Fish are Pregnant?

    Is there something like pregnancy in fish? If yes, How do I know I am pregnant and not fat? Well, pregnancy in fish is natural, and we have a wide range of aquarium fish that get pregnant. They are referred to as Livebearers. The good news is, there is a way you can identify pregnancy […]

  • What Causes Low pH in an Aquarium?

    What Causes Low pH in an Aquarium?

    Water quality is an essential factor in your fish being comfortable in their artificial environment. pH is one of the parameters that determine water quality. At times, it is the difference between life and death to fish. What causes low pH in aquarium or fish tank water? Aquarium water experiences many pH changes due to […]

  • Are Fish always Hungry?

    Are Fish always Hungry?

      Every aquarist can attest to this; fish love begging for food. Whether you have fed them three days or 2 minutes ago is of no consequence. They will rush towards you whenever you pass by the aquarium and will eat everything you chuck out for them. Are they always hungry or just greedy?  Why […]

  • When Should I Feed My Fish for the First Time?

    When Should I Feed My Fish for the First Time?

    Setting up new tanks and introducing fish into them is very exciting. The possibilities are enticing and you can’t help anticipate what the future has in store for you and your tank,

    After acclimatization of fish in the aquarium, the next thought is when you are supposed to feed your fish – for the first time.