Category: Aquarium

  • 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. […]

  • How Long Do Aquariums Last?

    How Long Do Aquariums Last?

    Aquariums and their inhabitants take a very special in an aquarist’s heart. You can see it in the care and effort that ensures a pet fish is healthy and thriving, the aquarium ecosystem is maintained, and above all, the miniature aquatic world comes to life in the most beautiful way an aquarist can imagine. Thus […]

  • Is Aquarium Salt Safe for Snails?

    Is Aquarium Salt Safe for Snails?

    One of the most commonly used aquarium accessories is salt. It is a chemical additive used to keep fish in your aquarium healthy. Aquarium salt is very popular with aquarists. It has lots of benefits when used right. However, most people ask if aquarium salt is safe for snails. Aquarium salt is safe for snails […]

  • Aquarium Equipment – The Basics

    Aquarium Equipment – The Basics

    Freshwater aquarium setups can range anywhere from under $100 to well above $1000. This will all depend on the size of aquarium you want and what you’re willing to spend on other aquarium equipment. We will look at the options below. Some first questions you need to ask yourself are, do you have a place […]

  • 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 […]

  • Indian Almond Leaves (Catappa)

    Indian Almond Leaves (Catappa)

    The fantastic Indian almond leaves come from the (catappa tree) not from an almond tree, as the name leads you to suspect. The trees grow in tropical regions of Africa, Asia, and Australia. Varying leave sizes from 6 to 10 inches and around 5 inches wide. These leaves used in the aquarium will affect your […]

  • 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 […]