Sometimes things go out of hand and we should just patiently wait it out (or should we?).
Using over-the-counter solutions as a quick fix might be convenient, but it does come with some risks.
Walking by your tank and seeing it suddenly become murky can be disheartening.
The survival of our pet fish partially depends on the number of minerals present in their environment.
In the eyes of outliers, fishkeeping seems pretty straightforward.
I’m not exaggerating when I say that there’s a key element an aquarium needs to have in order to be a safe environment for pet fish.
A while back, after taking a look at my beloved aquarium, I got quite concerned as I witnessed an unusual sight.
Generally, keeping a freshwater aquarium is rewarding, but occasionally you’d face some surprising obstacles.
So you thought that you’re doing everything right to keep your pet turtle’s habitat clean.
It’s always concerning when your fish tank’s water parameters aren’t within the desired range.
The world of fishkeeping is saturated with contradicting information that can easily intimidate a novice aquarist.
Some types of white flatworms can appear in your fish tank seemingly out of nowhere and make you freak out.
Keeping aquatic pets can have its disturbing side.
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.
You’ve heard about the power of the ultraviolet spectrum, but should you trust your fish tank with it?
The main aim when cycling your new fish tank is to make sure the aquarium is habitable.
Natural Chlorine removal methods eventually become of interest to anyone who keeps aquarium fish or just dislikes the taste of chlorinated water.
Knowing what to do when pollutants build up in your fish tank is key to maintaining healthy water quality for your aquatic pets.
Everything else could be going well in your freshwater fish tank until the nitrate levels shoot up, and things take a turn for the worse.
If you notice that your pet goldfish is grotesquely curled up then it’s definitely time to reassess the water quality in your aquarium.
Aquatic turtles are one of the messiest aquarium pets and no one wants their hobby to turn into a chore.
As far as natural solutions for saltwater fish tanks go, there’s not much that is cooler than refugiums as a form of aquarium filtration.
So you’ve just set up your new fish tank and, at first, it had perfect crystal clear water.
You’ve got your new aquarium started and it’s been going great; your fish seem happy, active and everything seems like smooth sailing from here on out.