Here’s a scenario for you: you do your due diligence as an aquarist and enjoy a happy aquarium for some time.
Cleaning your aquarium and maintaining it in good shape is essential for its long-term success.
Many fish-keepers prefer to have a compact aquarium because of limited room space.
Spicing up your new aquarium with some exotic freshwater crustaceans is always a good idea.
Having some snails in the aquarium may be good for regulating the algae growth, but sometimes things get out of control, and you find yourself in the middle of a snail infestation.
As hobbyists, we know how it feels when passing by a beautiful fish tank full of healthy, unique fish.
Loss of coloration is a common symptom of illness in aquarium fish.
For me, taking proper care of aquarium fish means recreating their natural environment as closely as possible.