Aquarium filtration may turn out noisy if you’re not familiar with the right equipment. A silent external fish tank filter does exist and, in fact, there’s more than one.
Algae come in many varieties and forms and more often than not it’s an uninvited intruder rather than a beautiful aquascape addition.
Nitrite can cause significant damage to aquatic inhabitants or even kill them.
One day you wake up to the stunning sight of your favorite goldfish acting like a balloon.
A fish floating at top of the tank but not dead yet (even actively moving around) can be confusing to witness. What does that signal?
Your fish tank’s water looks somewhat cloudy and at this point, mechanical filtration seems like a good idea.
That black sandblasting sand will look amazing under your aquatic plants, right?
Keeping eels at home is not for everyone, but I think we can all agree that it can be spectacular to own one.
Having a 125-gallon fish tank is presumably the next level of fishkeeping and, boy, can it be rewarding.
Surely many aquarists have heard that chlorine will leave faucet water after some time.
Driftwood can add some real character to a fish tank, making the aquascape look really professional. Do you often find yourself wondering where to find driftwood for aquariums in the wild and how safe would that be? Can you obtain it yourself, for free?
Painting things that go into the aquarium with your fish can be as tempting as it is scary. Why so many people proclaim Krylon Fusion aquarium safe? Surely, there are plenty of other similar products, such as Rust-oleum, for example.
Betta fish owners will witness all kinds of weird behavior.
I wish someone had told me how to handle my first hammerhead and save me all the time I spent researching it.
You’ve been enjoying the magnificence of your Glofish for some time, but now you’ve decided to add some diversity to the picture.
Lately, you’ve been dreaming of having your own suckermouth pleco, but don’t really want to look after a 2 feet long monster.
It’s understandable why so many fishkeeping enthusiasts want to have bamboo within their aquascape.
The best water for aquarium use should be clean and contain as little contaminants as possible, right?
Here’s a scenario for you: You take care of your aquarium by the book but suddenly there’s a strange black fuzzy growth that’s covering everything.
There’s an ongoing debate among fishkeepers about whether Tetra’s SafeStart and API’s Quick Start even work.
First of all, let me point out that the “inch per gallon” rule does not apply to Glofish. Moreover, that rule is not and will never be correct for any species of fish. Imagine putting a 10-inch fish in a 20-inch (10 gallons) tank. With good filtration, It will probably survive, true, but will it be happy?
It’s understandable if you think that using glue around fish is a bad idea.