Testing your aquarium water consistently can be the difference between a long life and a short life for your aquatic friends.
Don’t mess with fanged blennies.
Learn how to care for cory catfish in your tropical aquarium. These energetic little bottom feeders make a great addition to your freshwater fish tank and even serve as part of the cleanup crew that keeps your tank clean.
In this article, I have described a number of reasons that might be causing your betta fish to breathe heavily or gasp for air after you change the water.
Learn what betta fish eat and how much and how often to feed your betta. Proper feeding is an important but often overlooked aspect of betta fish care.
Learn about the best tank mates for angelfish and find out which fish can live with freshwater angelfish in a community aquarium.
Live plants help keep the fish in your underwater world happy and healthy. This is a list of the best aquatic plants for the freshwater shrimp that help keep the aquarium clean. These little invertebrates will play and chew on those green leaves.
The plecostomas, or sucker fish, is a popular freshwater catfish with special care considerations. Learn the facts before you stock this often misunderstood fish.
While it's not possible for a female guppy to get pregnant without a male guppy, it may appear that it is possible. Female guppies can hold the sperm of a male guppy for several months, which may make it appear that she got pregnant without a male guppy.
The Siamese fighting fish, or betta, is a beautiful, solitary creature that gets quite nippy with other fish. But there are some species of fish that can cohabitate with bettas in a community tank. Here is a comprehensive guide to finding other fish that can live with bettas.
An aquarium can completely transform a room. Everyone likes seeing pretty, colorful fish swimming around in a beautiful aquarium decorated with underwater plants and other fixtures. Saltwater fish are trendy because of the many species and colors available.
Aquariums are excellent as a decoration for your living room, office, or store. Everyone likes looking at colorful fish as they swim around. There's something very relaxing about fish tanks, but you can't have a thriving ecosystem without the right aquarium plants.
Algae is a normal part of any aquarium ecosystem, but it has to be kept in small quantities for other living things to thrive in the same environment. That's why you need to add some algae-eaters to your tank to make sure that the algae doesn't spread too much.
There are many misconceptions about betta fish, one of them being that a fishbowl is the best habitat for them. If properly taken care of, they can live from 3 to 5 years. This article will explain why bettas should not live in a bowl or vase and offer some other helpful tips.
Find out how important a heater, light, and filter are for your freshwater tropical fish tank. Learn about the different types of filtration, the best temperature for your tank, and more.
It's easy to hatch baby koi. Raising them is a different horse. The first-time koi breeder must consider the constraints of time, finances and culling. This article is an introduction to the realities of dealing with fry and their diet.
Nothing compares to successfully breeding your own koi. This rewarding activity requires certain conditions. When you know the steps, have the equipment and the time, you'll soon have a bunch of adorable koi babies.
A quarantine tub is critical, should you desire to keep koi fish. This separate living area safeguards fish that are new, sick or injured. It is important to choose the right size and install the proper equipment. This article will show you everything you need to know.
Koi are just fish—so all you need is water, food and some device that cleans the tank, right? Well, not entirely. Koi may be small, but they come with big needs. Here's a look at what you need to know before purchasing your first fish.