Published: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:17:08 +0000
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZDropsy is not actually a disease, but a symptom of various diseases. Learn how to diagnose and treat various disorders that cause dropsy in aquarium fish.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZSooner or later everyone battles algae in their aquarium. This algae guide explains the types seen in aquariums, their causes and their cures.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZWater temperature is an important factor in aquarium fish comfort and well-being. This guide has everything you need to know about aquarium heaters.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZA chart with standard aquarium sizes and filled weights. Read more about the small, medium and large aquariums you can choose from.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZCalculate the right size heater you will need for your aquarium with this easy and handy heater size guide.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZAquarium algae is one of the most frustrating problems that aquarium owners face. Here is how to identify and remedy brown algae.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZOne of the most common mistakes made by fish owners is overfeeding fish. Just how much and how often should you feed your fish?
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZEver wondered how long your fish will live? Lifespans of aquarium fish vary considerably depending on species and care are given, here is an estimate
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZVirtually every fish enthusiast experiences cloudy aquarium water at one time or another. What causes cloudy water, and how do you clear it up?
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZPop-eye, or exophthalmia, is not a disease itself, but it is a sign that something is wrong. Read about what causes fish to have pop-eye.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZOptimal water temperature is vital for a community fish tank. Here are some coldwater fish species options for your coldwater aquarium.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZChoosing 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZA comprehensive library of aquarium fish photos and profiles, sorted by common name.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZUnsure 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZHere's how to clean a dirty aquarium the right way, the tools you'll need and the practices to avoid.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZAquarium 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZCyanobacteria is a common aquarium issue and difficult to manage. Here's how to cope with Cyanobacteria, also called Blue-Green or Slime Algae.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZNutrition 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZFin Rot is a bacterial disease that occurs in aquarium fish and is caused by environmental factors. Learn how to diagnose, treat, and prevent fin rot.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZSwim Bladder Disorder refers to issues affecting the swim bladder, rather than a single disease. Affected fish will exhibit problems with buoyancy,
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZA detailed profile of the popular Siamese Fighting Fish, Betta Splendens, including habitat, care, feeding, and breeding. Read more here.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZA library of freshwater aquarium fish profiles that include; photos, habitat, general care, feeding, and breeding.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZHow much and what size is needed when setting up an aquarium? Here is more on tank size, heaters, filters, volume of substrate and a conversion chart.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZHow to diagnose and treat nitrite poisoning in your aquarium fish. Learn about its symptoms, treatment and how to prevent aquarium nitrite poisoning.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZLow oxygen conditions in a freshwater aquarium can be a real problem for the fish. Here's how to recognize and correct low oxygen in your aquarium.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZA list of top mistakes made by new aquarium owners and strategies to avoid the pitfalls, including overfeeding, water filtration and more.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZAmmonia 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZHas your aquarium water ever looked yellow or brownish? Here's what may be causing it and how to fix it.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZNeither flushing nor dumping unwanted fish is appropriate, so donate them to another home or a school or office instead if they're healthy.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZNitrate poisoning is dangerous to aquarium fish and can kill them quickly. Learn here about how to diagnose and treat nitrate poisoning.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZAcriflavine is a medication often used for treating fungal infections and external parasites in aquarum fish.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZAquarium water testing is a critical part of fishkeeping, yet is universally overlooked. Often the fish owner is unaware of testing and its necessity.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZPlants are an important part of any aquarium decor, but what do you do when they get dirty? Learn how to safely clean live or artificial plants.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZWhat 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZA Q & A about replacing aquarium gravel: aquarium gravel gravel bed gallon aquarium bacterial colonies beneficial bacteria
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZBettas are one of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish. These FAQs cover some commonly asked questions about them, like why Bettas spit out food.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZWhat is pH and what is normal in an aquarium? Should you be concerned about pH? Know the basics to help avoid disasters that can prove fatal for fish.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZAlthough 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZDetermining the sex of your freshwater fish isn't always straightforward. These tips will help you determine if your Gourami is a male or female.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZBettas require warm water to be happy and healthy, but Bettas are often kept in small bowls or tanks. Using a mini heater is the perfect solution.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZAquarium location can have a significant effect on the frequency and timing of water temperature changes effects can be reduced by aquarium heater
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZAs long as aquariums have been round, the battle with snails has been waged. Fortunately, it's a battle you can win. Here's how.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZHow many fish can your tank safely hold? Learn the pros and cons of different methods for calculating how many fish your aquarium will hold.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZColumnaris is often misdiagnosed due to sometimes having a fungal appearance. Here is how to diagnose and treat Columnaris in your aquarium fish.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZA primer of water treatment products, and what they are used for.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZSee how long aquarium lights should be left on for your fish and aquatic plants without excessive algae growth, and how to automate it with a timer.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZEvery aquarium owner has looked at their tank and couldn't locate all the fish. What causes fish to disappear, and sometimes, never be found again?
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZAlgae is one of the most frustrating problems to deal with. Here is how to identify and cope with Slime Algae.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZPhosphates 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZWhite residue on aquarium glass and equipment is an annoying fact of life. Here's an inexpensive and simple way to remove it.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZWhen 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZMalachite Green is used in aquariums as a antibacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-parasitic.. It is also used to treat eggs in breeding tanks.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZDo you know if your fish is an omnivore, herbivore or carnivore? Know what category your fish fall into and feed the foods they need to stay healthy.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZGreen 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZLoaches 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZFish 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZLooking for a fun livebearing fish? Mickey Mouse Platys are a great addition to a community aquarium. More on habitat, care, feeding and breeding.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZHydra is a soft-bodied freshwater polyp that sometimes is sometimes accidentally introduced to freshwater aquariums. Here's how to get rid of them.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZDetermining the sex of fish isn't always an easy task. Use these tips for sexing various species of aquarium fish when starting a breeding project.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZFoam floating on your aquarium water is disturbing. This article helps you learn where the aquarium foam came from and how to get rid of it if needed.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZBetta fish are beautiful, but they don't seem to live very long. Learn the expected lifespan for a Siamese Fighting Fish and how to keep them healthy.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZSponge filters are overlooked by my aquarium owners, even though they are ideal for certain situations. Learn the pros and cons and their best uses.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZAquarium owners often are perplexed when it comes to filling their canister filter. This article helps makes sense of the recommended filter media order.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZBarbs are a lively family of schooling fish. Learn more about the popular Barb species in this overview of Barbs.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZNeed 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZA definition of the term shoaling fish
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZEwwww, 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
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZNeon Tetra disease is more common than many aquarium enthusiasts realize, and affects species beyond neon tetras, and is actually a type of fin fungus
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZA profile of the aquarium fish known as the Blue Gourami (Trichogaster trichopterus), including habitat, care, feeding, and breeding.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZLearn about the habitat for the Blood Parrot and proper feeding including flake, live, frozen, and freeze dried foods, and special needs and issues.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZBettas weren't named Siamese Fighting Fish because they get along with each other. Is it ever possible to keep more than one in the same tank?
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZBroach the subject of using bleach to clean an aquarium and a heated safety discussion is sure to follow. Is it safe or not? Read the answer here.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZIs having gravel or any other kind of substrate necessary in an aquarium? This FAQ explains why you need or don't need substrate in your aquarium.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZBiological and mechanical filtration is critical for a healthy environment in aquariums. Aquarium filter type, size and media are discussed here.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZExperts 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZA detailed profile of the Zebra Danio including habitat, care, feeding and breeding. The Zebra is a unique fish that mates for life.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZA profile description of the Clown Loach, Chromobotia macracanthus, including the habitat, care, feeding, and breeding of this fish.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZOne of the most popular Barb species is the colorful Rosy Barb. Learn more about them, including preferred tank mates, habitat, feeding, and breeding.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZAlgae is one of the most frustrating problems to deal with. Here is how to identify and cope with green water
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZAquariums 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZA profile of the Upside Down Catfish including habitat, care, feeding and breeding. These fish swim upside down at the surface of the water.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZHard water doesn't mean you can't keep fish, or have to buy expensive water softener treatments. See aquarium fish that will thrive in hard water.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZMatching the temperature has traditionally been the factor people are cautioned about when taking a new fish home. Truth be told, pH is just as important. Here is what to consider when trying to match the pH of your water to your local fish store and the needs of the fish.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZWhy do aquarium fish turn on each another? Are they truly cannibalistic? Do fish eat other fish? Find out what else might cause disappearing fish.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZNothing 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZA profile of the Dwarf Gourami (Colisa lalia), including habitat, care, feeding and breeding instructions.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZMethylene Blue is used in aquariums as a disinfectant, anti-fungal and anti-parasitic. It is also used to treat ammonia and nitrite poisoning.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZGouramis 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZVirtually all aquariums have some type of substrate, usually gravel. Learn more about the purpose of having it in an aquarium, quanitity, and colors.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZFish mouth types vary greatly, and they reveal a lot about the diet and location where a fish feeds.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZHere is a handy list of over a thousand common fish names cross referenced to their scientific names.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZCall 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZLearn how to differentiate the Julii Cory and what they require for care: aquarium setup, tank mates, care, feeding, sexual differences and breeding.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZHere are the steps to successfully transfer from an established smaller tank to a larger one. Step by step instructions can ensure everything goes right.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZA profile of the aquarium fish commonly known as the Black Neon Tetra. Learn about diet, habitat, breeding and more.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZLivebearers are some of the most popular fish in the aquarium trade, prized for their hardiness, adaptivity to many habitats, and attractive coloration.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZHow to care for the Pearl Danio, Danio albolineatus, including habitat, care, feeding, and breeding.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZRocks 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZBettas 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.
2016-12-08T11:17:08ZHow 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.