Published: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:24:55 +0000
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZSizes and filled weights for standard aquariums.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZSooner or later everyone battles algae in their aquarium. This algae reference explains the types of the algae types seen in aquariums, their causes, and cures.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZDropsy is not actually a disease, but a symptom of a number of diseases. How to diagnose and treat various disorders that cause dropsy in aquarium fish.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZOne of the most common mistakes made by fishowners is overfeeding fish. Just how much and how often should you feed your fish?
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZVirtually everyone experiences it at one time or another. What causes cloudy water, and how do you clear it up? These answers will clear things up for you.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZAquarium algae is one of the most frustrating problems to deal with. Here is how to identify and cope with brown algae.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZYour aquarium water temperature is an important factor in the comfort and well being of your fish. This aquarium heater guide covers everything you need to know about heaters, from heater types to heater sizes to heater placement.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZA comprehensive library of aquarium fish photos and profiles, sorted by common name.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZEver wondered how long your fish will live? Lifespans of aquarium fish vary considerably depending on species and care are given, here is an estimate
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZFind the right size of heater for your aquarium with this handy heater size guide.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZUnsure if you really need a stand for the aquarium you are going to buy? Or perhaps aquarium stands not on your budget. Here are the reasons why you may, or may not, need to purchase a special aquarium stand.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZWhen choosing fish for a community tank, one of the factors that should be considered is the optimum water temperature for the species you are choosing. Fish that require warm water should not be kept with fish requiring cooler water. Here are some options for coldwater fish.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZPop-eye, or Exophthalmia, is not a disease itself, but it is a sign that something is wrong. What may be going on when a fish presents with a pop-eye.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZSwim Bladder Disorder refers to issues affecting the swim bladder, rather than a single disease. Affected fish will exhibit problems with buoyancy,
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZAquarium Fish are grouped into categories, these groups typically swim at the top, middle, near the bottom or at the bottom, learn the proper mix here.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZNutrition is important for fish health. This comprehensive fish feeding resource of articles and product reviews about foods will help you keep your fish in top health.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZA detailed profile of the Siamese Fighting Fish, Betta Splendens, including habitat, care, feeding, and breeding.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZTop mistakes made when starting a new aquarium, and how to avoid them. New aquarium owners make fatal mistakes because they don't know the pitfalls to avoid.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZCyanobacteria is a common, but difficult to manage, aquarium problem. Here is how to identify and cope with Cyanobacteria, also known as Blue-Green Algae or Slime Algae.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZHow to recognize and correct low oxygen conditions in a freshwater aquarium.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZChoosing fish that prefer different levels within the tank results in a more attractive aquarium and assures that your fish will not have to compete for space. Here is a list, split by preferred level, of one hundred fish that can be part of a community tank. Keep in mind that water conditions (pH, temp, hardness), size, and compatibility must also be considered when choosing fish for your community tank.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZHow to clean a dirty aquarium the right way, the tools you'll need, what to stay away from and instructions for making your tank look beautiful again.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZHow many fish can your tank safely hold? Learn the pros and cons of different methods for calculating how many fish your aquarium will hold.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZFin Rot is a bacterial disease that occuring in aquarium fish, caused by environmental factors, a preventable disease, diagnose, treat and prevent.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZHow to diagnose and treat Nitrite Poisoning
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZAmmonia poisoning can be deadly, but can be treated if caught early. Learn how to treat ammonia poisoning, and what you can do to avoid it in the future.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZAs long as aquariums have been round, the battle with snails has been waged. Fortunately, it's a battle you can win. Here's how.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZA library of freshwater aquarium fish profiles that include; photos, habitat, general care, feeding, and breeding.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZBettas are one of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish. These FAQs cover some commonly asked questions about them, like why Bettas spit out food.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZAquarium water testing is a critical part of fishkeeping, yet is universally overlooked. Often the fish owner is unaware of testing and its necessity.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZPlants are an important part of any aquarium decor, but what does an owner do when they get dirty? Learn how to safely clean live or artificial plants.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZA Q & A about replacing aquarium gravel: aquarium gravel gravel bed gallon aquarium bacterial colonies beneficial bacteria
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZDescription: Every aquarium owner has had an occasion when they looked at their tank and realize that they couldn't locate all their fish. Perhaps the fish eventually reappeared, but other times the fish is never found. What causes fish to disappear, and in some cases, never be found?
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZHas your aquarium water ever looked yellow or brownish? Here's what may be causing it, and how to fix it.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZHow to diagnose and treat nitrate poisoning.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZThe significance of nitrates in the aquarium are arguably less understood by fishkeepers than the effect of ammonia and nitrites. Although nitrates are not directly lethal in the way ammonia or nitrites are, over time high levels of nitrate have a negative effect on fish, plants and the aquarium in general.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZWhite residue on aquarium glass and equipment is an annoying fact of life. Here's an inexpensive and simple way to remove it.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZWhat is old tank syndrome? Is it when the tank wears out, or equipment becomes out of date? Old tank syndrome refers to more than just the age of the tank, as this article will explain.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZDetermining the sex of your freshwater fish isn't always straightforward. These tips will help you determine if your Gourami is a male or female.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZColumnaris is often misdiagnosed, due to sometimes having a fungal appearance. Unfortunately fungal treatments are not effective against this bacterial disease Here is how to diagnose and treat Columnaris.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZEveryone has basic questions about how much and what size is needed when setting up an aquarium. Here is a collection of information about the size of tanks, heaters, filters, volume of substrate, as well as conversion charts.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZSponge filters are overlooked by my aquarium owners, even though they are ideal for certain situations. Learn the pros and cons of sponge filters, and what they are best used for.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZAquarium lights usually don't come with a tag saying when to turn them on and off. So, how long should aquarium lights be left on?
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZWhen purchasing an aquarium it is important to consider the needs of the fish that will live it. Here are the important factors to consider before you buy an aquarium.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZA primer of water treatment products, and what they are used for.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZPhosphates are one of the primary causes of algae overgrowth, fish health and plants. Here's what you need to know about phosphates in the aquarium.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZDetermining the sex of fish isn't always an easy task. Tips for sexing various species of fish, Determining male and female when starting Breeding project
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZAlgae is one of the most frustrating problems to deal with. Here is how to identify and cope with Slime Algae.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZBettas require warm water to be happy and healthy. The problem is that Bettas are often kept in small bowls or tanks. These mini heaters are a perfect solution.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZFoam floating on your aquarium water is nothing short of disturbing. Where did it come from? Is it dangerous? What can be done to get rid of it? This article will answer all those questions about foamy aquarium water.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZBiological and mechanical filtration is critical for maintaining healthy environment in aquariums. Aquarium, filter type, size, and media are discussed.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZHydra is a soft-bodied freshwater polyp that sometimes is sometimes accidentally introduced to freshwater aquariums. Here's how to get rid of them.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZIs having gravel, or any other kind of substrate, necessary in an aquarium? Generally the answer is yes, but there are occasions when no substrate at all is best. This FAQ explains why you need, or don't need, substrate.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZBettas weren't named Siamese Fighting Fish because they along with each other. Is it ever possible to keep more than one in the same tank?
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZLooking for a fun livebearing fish? The Mickey Mouse Platy, Xiphophorus maculatus, makes a great addition to a community aquarium. Here's more about habitat, care, feeding, and breeding.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZNeither flushing nor dumping unwanted fish is appropriate, so donate them to another home or a school or office instead if they're healthy.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZBroach the subject of using bleach to clean an aquarium, and a heated discussion about safety is sure to follow. So is it safe or not? Read on for the answer.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZA definition of the term shoaling fish
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZDo you need to know if your fish is an omnivore, herbivore, or carnivore? Believe it or not, it's wise to know what dietary category your fish fall into. Otherwise you may not be feeding them the foods they need to stay healthy.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZGouramis are a relatively hardy and easy to care for family of fish, that are often kept in community aquariums. Learn more about the Gourami family in this overview that compares attributes of popular Gourami species.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZHere is a handy list of over a thousand common fish names cross referenced to their scientific names.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZA detailed profile of the Zebra Danio- Danio rerio, including habitat, care, feeding, and breeding.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZLoaches are fun and generally easy to care for fish that do well in most community aquariums. Learn more about the popular Loach species in this overview of Barbs.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZBettas are usually displayed in small unheated bowls at the pet shop, this is not the proper environment for them. Top tips on how to keep a Betta.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZOne of the most popular Barb species is the colorful Rosy Barb. Learn more about then, including preferred tank mates, habitat, feeding and breeding.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZFish from the Gourami family are among some of the most hardy and popular aquarium fish. Although relatively easy to care for, it's wise to learn about their basic needs if you are planning to keep one in your aquarium.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZGreen water is healthy for your fish however, green water is unsightly and not desirable in a show tank, so we will show you how to eliminate it.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZAquarium owners often are perplexed when it comes to filling their canister filter. This article helps makes sense of the recommended filter media order.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZBettas are so beautiful, but sadly they don't seem to live very long. Is it because of those little jars they are kept in? Just how long is a Betta supposed to live?
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZHard water doesn't mean you can't keep fish, nor does it mean you have to buy expensive treatments and engage in an ongoing battle to make your water softer. Here are some aquarium fish that will thrive, even in hard water.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZAlgae is one of the most frustrating problems to deal with. Here is how to identify and cope with green water
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZMini aquariums are hugely popular. Are they the perfect addition to your college dorm, or classroom? Do your homework before buying one, and you'll have a greater chance for success.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZThe White Cloud Mountain Minnow, Tanichthys alboneubes, is a popular, easy to care for, freshwater aquarium fish. This article details care, habitat, feeding, and breeding of this attractive fish.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZBettas are often kept in small bowls, or worse yet, flower vases. Learn why a Betta should not be kept in a flower vase.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZA profile of the aquarium fish known as the Blue Gourami (Trichogaster trichopterus), including habitat, care, feeding, and breeding.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZThe habitat for the Blood Parrot must be roomy and provide hiding places, they will eat a variety of foods; flake, live, frozen, and freeze dried foods.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZNeon Tetra disease is more common than many aquarium enthusiasts realize, and affects species beyond neon tetras. Find the most complete data on avalable
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZWhat is pH and what is normal in an aquarium? Should you be concerned about pH? Knowing the basics will help avoid disasters that can prove fatal for your fish.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZA profile of the Upside Down Catfish - Synodontis nigriventris, including habitat, care, feeding, and breeding.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZNothing is more exciting than adding fish to a newly set up aquarium. However, the choices you make now will have big impact on your success or failure.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZNeed to clean your aquarium? With the proper equipment, it's a breeze. This list includes the items you'll need to make your tank sparkle.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZEwwww, what is that smell? If it’s your aquarium, you’d better do something, and quick. Learn what can cause a sticky tank, and what you can do about it.wa
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZLivebearers are some of the most popular fish in the aquarium trade, prized for their hardiness, adaptivity to many habitats, and attractive coloration.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZFish must rely on the temperature of the water to maintain their body temperature. That means that many aquariums require a heater, especially in northern climates. Here are the pros and cons of the different heater types.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZThe question is an old one, and is still debated. Can outdoor rocks gravel, or sand be used in an aquarium? Here's my take on the question.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZWhy do aquarium fish turn on each another? Are they truly cannibalistic? Do fish eat other fish? Find out what else might cause disappearing fish.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZExperts may disagree on the finer points of aquarium maintenance, but any regular routine is better than no maintenance at all. This is my recommended aquarium maintenance plan.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZHow much and how often a fish should be fed is one of the first questions a new owner has. Here are the answers to those age old questions.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZA profile of the Dwarf Gourami (Colisa lalia), including habitat, care, feeding, and breeding.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZBarbs are a lively family of schooling fish. Learn more about the popular Barb species in this overview of Barbs.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZRocks such as limestone can and will affect the water chemistry of your aquarium. Here's what to look for when considering rocks for your aquarium.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZHow to care for the Pearl Danio, Danio albolineatus, including habitat, care, feeding, and breeding.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZFish that hide all the time are a baffling and frustrating problem for the owner. Here are reasons why they hide how to coax your fish out into the open where you can enjoy him.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZIf you haven't changed your water for months, or possibly years, it is not wise to make a sudden massive change. However, change 10% of the water regularly.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZAquarium location can have a significant effect on the frequency and timing of water temperature changes that can occur when located near a windows or doors
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZCall it the nitrogen cycle, break-in cycle, start-up cycle, or new aquarium cycle, it’s all the same thing. Knowing how it works will help you keep a healthy environment for your fish.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZNext time you have sick fish, the remedy might not be farther away than your kitchen table. Ordinary salt is a useful remedy for the prevention and treatment of several freshwater fish diseases. However, it can also be harmful if used improperly. Here are simple instructions for when and how to use salt in your freshwater aquarium.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZAquariums are one of the most popular hobbies in the world. Who can resist the lure of a beautiful tank full of colorful fish? Before jumping in with both feet, here are a few things you should consider.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZThe Julii Cory is one of the more popular members of the Corydoras family. They are also often confused with another similar species, the Three Line Cory. Learn how to differentiate the Julii Cory and what they require for care, including: aquarium setup, tank mates, care, feeding, sexual differences and breeding.
2016-09-30T11:24:55ZVirtually all aquariums have some type of substrate. Although most are gravel, there are other types of substrate available. Learn more about aquarium substrate and how it is used.