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  • Praised as a gentle and friendly breed, the platy is a perfect starter fish for anyone setting up an aquarium. But what do you do when one of your fish becomes aggressive?

    Platy Problems - Dealing With a Bully

    Platy Problems - Dealing With a Bully

    by Pollyanna Jones0

  • A cold water Oranda on the left, and a tropical Betta (Siamese Fighting Fish) on the right. Newcomers to the fish keeping hobby will often mistakenly think that it is better to keep cold water fish such as goldfish because they don't require a...

    Should I Keep Tropical Fish or  Cold Water Fish?

    Should I Keep Tropical Fish or Cold Water Fish?

    by Hope Alexander0

  • Spotting that perfect fish and bringing it home without any preparation is the surest way to make sure the fish doesn't live through the experience. To ensure the health and well being of your freshwater tropical fish, it is important that you select species that are compatible with each other and that your aquarium is set up and ready for your fish before you bring it home.

    How to Purchase Freshwater Aquarium Fish

    How to Purchase Freshwater Aquarium Fish

    by Marty Andersen14

  • A new fish tanks needs to go through a cycling process to establish biological filtration before it can be stocked with fish. A slow source of ammonia, usually in the form of a starter fish is provided to establish populations of beneficial nitrogen fixing baxter. The bacteria convert ammonia to nitrite, then nitrite to nitrate so that when the aquarium is fully cycled the two toxic fish waste products will be undetectable.

    How To Cycle Your New Fish Tank?

    How To Cycle Your New Fish Tank?

    by aa lite1

  • http://www.destin-tanganyika.com/images/synodontis-petricola-dwarf-8.jpg Most fish keepers like to have some bottom feeders in their aquarium. They can do a great job mopping up little pieces of food that larger, messier fish leave...

    Keeping Synodontis Aquarium Catfish

    Keeping Synodontis Aquarium Catfish

    by Bunniez1

  • Small aquaponics will change the way you look at your aquarium! With just a few modifications, any fish tank can produce fresh fruits and veggies!

    Small Aquaponics: The Basics

    Small Aquaponics: The Basics

    by Zach0

  • Have you ever wanted to build your own aquarium from scratch? Well, in this article I will tell you exactly how you can take on this DIY project!

    How Build Your Own Acrylic Aquarium

    How Build Your Own Acrylic Aquarium

    by Don Colfax6

  • The most popular types of pet shrimp are cherry , ghost, and blue shrimp. These little guys are great little cleaners and will spend every waking hour exploring your tank.

    Keeping Freshwater Cherry Red Shrimp as a Pet

    Keeping Freshwater Cherry Red Shrimp as a Pet

    by expectus64

  • I love Do-It-Yourself (DIY) projects, especially when it comes to aquariums (because the hobby is expensive!). Out of all the materials I use for such projects, I find myself using again and again an Arts and Crafts material called Plastic Canvas,...

    The Many Aquarium Uses of Plastic Canvas

    The Many Aquarium Uses of Plastic Canvas

    by mariekbloch4

  • There are many Pleco species in the world. Pleco is the common name for Catfish species in the family Loricariidae. They are all different types and colors of pleco, and they have all different personalities. Plecos come from South American Rivers...

    Choosing the Right Pleco

    Choosing the Right Pleco

    by FishAreFriends13

  • Teacup stingrays need big aquariums, no less than 125 gallons. They can reach a size of 15 inches not including the tail.  They need plenty of space to swim at the bottom of the tank....

    Teacup Stingrays

    Teacup Stingrays

    by FishAreFriends2

  • Ever found your pet goldfish floating listlessly at the top of the tank on its side? It's possible your fish isn't dead! Swim bladder disorder, a result of over feeding, may be the culprit.

    STOP! Your Pet Fish May Not Be Dead!

    STOP! Your Pet Fish May Not Be Dead!

    by Hope Alexander11

  • Paradise fish are attractive fish that are easy to breed, even for the novice aquarium keeper.

    Breeding Paradise Fish

    Breeding Paradise Fish

    by I Ramjohn28

  • For over 50 years I have kept and bred all sort of tropical fish. From live bearing fish to all sorts of Cichlids from Angel fish, Discus, Convict Cichlids, to Siamese Fighting Fish, Tiger Barbs and so many others. At the height of the hobby I maintained over 30 fish tanks in my home and did constant maintenance on these tanks. This article will help even the novice understand how to maintain their aquarium and the importance of regular water changes.

    How You Can Have A Healthy Aquarium Through Simple  Water Changes And Easy Maintenance

    How You Can Have A Healthy Aquarium Through Simple Water Changes And Easy Maintenance

    by Len Rapoport9

  • It’s a bummer when your betta dies. Here are some of the top causes of premature betta death and what you can possibly do to prevent them.

    Top 6 Reasons Betta Fish Die

    Top 6 Reasons Betta Fish Die

    by Eric Dockett4

  • Can't keep your fish alive. The problem may be your tank setup. This article will show you how to setup a beautiful aquarium with that takes very little maintenance.

    How to Set up a Fish Tank: A Beginner's Guide

    How to Set up a Fish Tank: A Beginner's Guide

    by Marty Andersen0

  • There are many different kinds of freshwater fish available to hobbyists. Tetras are among the most poplar fish used in home aquariums. This article will provide information about these diverse fishes

    Popular Home Aquarium Fish: Tetras

    Popular Home Aquarium Fish: Tetras

    by isharkbait1

  • What is the best fish to keep in a fish bowl? Did you know Goldfish are one of the worst fish to keep in a fishbowl? Find out why and learn how to keep fish healthy in a small tank or bowl.

    What Is the Best Fish to Keep in a Fish Bowl?

    What Is the Best Fish to Keep in a Fish Bowl?

    by Marty Andersen0

  • Otocinclus catfish are small peaceful algae eaters than can help control algae in a smaller aquarium.

    Keeping Otocinclus Catfish

    Keeping Otocinclus Catfish

    by I Ramjohn8

  • When it's time to decide how to decorate your fish tank, be sure you consider a few key factors so that you know that the atmosphere that you create will make both you and the fish happy.

    How to Pick Decorations for a Fish Tank

    How to Pick Decorations for a Fish Tank

    by landocheese0

  • A list of supplies and accessories including everything you need to keep a Betta fish happy and healthy. Give your Betta fish a great home!

    Betta Fish Supplies List

    Betta Fish Supplies List

    by Eric Dockett21

  • The Violet Goby, sometimes called the Dragonfish is a beautiful, eel-like fish that lives in brackish waters. They make wonderful pets, but require a bit of preparation before you bring them home.

    How to Care for a Violet Goby (Dragonfish)

    How to Care for a Violet Goby (Dragonfish)

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC16

  • Don't be fooled by inferior pellet and flake foods. Give your cichlids what they really deserve with this recipe for homemade cichlid food.

    Recipe for Homemade Cichlid Food

    Recipe for Homemade Cichlid Food

    by Zach5

  • Everything you need to know to care for a happy, healthy betta fish.

    Betta Fish Basics

    Betta Fish Basics

    by Lauren McCusker1

  • A powerhead is a device that looks like a little internal filter but has no filter material in it and initially you might think, 'what use is this puny device to me?' and discard it in disgust. But wait! A powerhead is actually quite useful in some...

    What Is An Aquarium Powerhead? Do I Need One?

    What Is An Aquarium Powerhead? Do I Need One?

    by Bunniez4

  • The Siamese fighting fish, more commonly known as the betta fish, is one of the most popular aquarium fishes kept today. They are known for their elaborate fins, their easy care, and their extreme aggression towards any fish they perceive to be a...

    Fish Care: Siamese Fighting Fish

    Fish Care: Siamese Fighting Fish

    by finatics16

  • One of the banes of a any fish keeper's life (and perhaps, one of the joys too) is putting together a tank of fish that don't slaughter each other. Large cichlids, such as Jack Dempseys and Oscar fish are known for levels...

    Can a Jack Dempsey and an Oscar Fish Live Together?

    Can a Jack Dempsey and an Oscar Fish Live Together?

    by Bunniez0

  • It doesn't matter if you're new to the pet fish world or an old hat starting up a new tank, the biggest decision you need to make is which kind of fish to keep. This is a hub about freshwater fish. I will include a link to a few places you can...

    Gold Fish and Community Tank Fish

    Gold Fish and Community Tank Fish

    by octaviaslady77

  • There is not much solid information about aquarium snails as the majority of aquarists spend more time eradicating them than caring for these misunderstood animals. While some species may very well ‘take over’ an aquarium, there are...

    Freshwater Aquatic Snails: Species Overview

    Freshwater Aquatic Snails: Species Overview

    by finatics10

  • Large rocks in aquariums is something that usually scares people. But, don't worry. With the proper preparation, you can add them with ease.

    Rocks in Aquariums: A Fish Guide

    Rocks in Aquariums: A Fish Guide

    by Zach2

  • There is a lot of debate on whether it's better to use live or fake plants in an aquarium. Generally, live plants raise the water quality as they take in nitrates as natural fertilizer. But they can also worsen water quality if they die and decay....

    Plants for Fish Tanks: Fake or Live?

    Plants for Fish Tanks: Fake or Live?

    by finatics5

  • Goldfish are the most popular aquarium fish worldwide. Many hear the word goldfish and think of the little orange fish kept in a bowl. However, there are actually several varieties of goldfish; over 120. They range from common varieties to fancy types. The common types are rather plain while the fancy kinds come in many shapes, color patterns and fin types. Whether they are common or fancy all goldfish are great aquarium fish.

    Goldfish Varieties: A Brief Look at Some of the Many Types

    Goldfish Varieties: A Brief Look at Some of the Many Types

    by Eternal Evolution1

  • One of the most common questions that people ask when it comes to bettas is, "What's the best betta tank setup?" Alongside food, perhaps the most important factor that affects a betta's well-being is the quality of its water and its tank or aquarium...

    How to Set up a Betta Tank

    How to Set up a Betta Tank

    by betta addict93

  • 1) Not Treating Tap Water Properly (Or at All) Tap water has chlorine—safe for humans, a death sentence for aquatic creatures. Most of us learned this early on; either tap water must sit out for 24 hours so the chlorine evaporates, or treat it...

    Top 10 Mistakes New Fish Hobbyists Make

    Top 10 Mistakes New Fish Hobbyists Make

    by mariekbloch13

  • The Mystery Snail (Pomacea bridgesii) is a species of Apple Snail. However unlike most apple snails, mystery snails do not eat plants. Or rather, they do not eat healthy plants. They also stay small, growing to just over 3in as opposed to softball...

    Mystery Snails

    Mystery Snails

    by SilvaraWilde122

  • There are many different options for decorating a fish tank. How can you be sure that what you are adding is appropriate for your fish? This article should answer all your questions.

    Decorating Your Fish Tank: Dos and Don'ts

    Decorating Your Fish Tank: Dos and Don'ts

    by isharkbait44

  • These small bottom-dwelling fish are loads of fun, but they are sometimes a bit tricky to care for. I offer information on feeding, tank requirements, and more based on my own experience.

    Caring for the Freshwater Bumblebee Goby

    Caring for the Freshwater Bumblebee Goby

    by Zach5

  • Did you know something as simple as a goldfish can live past forty years of age and reach over a foot in length? Here's the how-to's of keeping tropical fish in an ethical manner.

    The Ethical Issues of Keeping Tropical Fish

    The Ethical Issues of Keeping Tropical Fish

    by Theophanes10

  • This article will briefly touch on the genetics of angelfish and how to tell different sub-species apart. It will also discuss physical attributes and quality attributes of species, or what makes a beautiful fish and what makes a not-so-beautiful fish. Further, the article will discuss breeding, how to sex fish, breed them, and care for their fry. Includes information on what to feed fry, how to rear fry, and how to set up a breeding program for profit.

    Selective Breeding and Genetics for Angelfish

    Selective Breeding and Genetics for Angelfish

    by David Stillwell11

  • There are many low cost filtration systems available for 10 Gallon Aquariums. Which one is right for you depends on the type of fish you have and the amount of maintenance you wish to perform.

    Best Aquarium Filter for 10 Gallon Fish Tanks

    Best Aquarium Filter for 10 Gallon Fish Tanks

    by Marty Andersen2

  • Often overlooked as a choice in the aquarium, the white cloud mountain minnows are very lively, enjoyable pets to keep. Their small size means they don't need a large aquarium, but enough room for their activeness and tendency to play around. White...

    Fish Care: White Cloud Mountain Minnows

    Fish Care: White Cloud Mountain Minnows

    by finatics62

  • Putting driftwood in aquariums is a great way to complete the natural tank you're looking to design. It is also beneficial for your fish.

    Driftwood in Aquariums: A Fish Guide

    Driftwood in Aquariums: A Fish Guide

    by Zach10

  • When raising small fish fry, the first challenge you'll run into is the one that involves feeding invisible food to invisible fish. The first kind of food young fry of small fish species need is infusoria. 'Infusoria' is a term that refers to...

    How to Make Infusoria for Baby Fish

    How to Make Infusoria for Baby Fish

    by Bunniez4

  • Why is it that a 10 gallon tank can be $10 or $15, a 20 gallon is around $40, and a 30 gal. is in the $70's (at the lowest prices available)? If an aquarium is $10 dollars for 10 gallons, shouldn't the 20 gal. be $20, and so forth? *Prices for...

    Why Are Glass Aquariums so Expensive?

    Why Are Glass Aquariums so Expensive?

    by mariekbloch4

  • You've set up a new fish tank and now you're interested in adding live plants. Here's a guide to aquatics plants that are easy to grow and care for to add oxygen and beauty to your tank.

    Low Light, Beginner Aquarium Plants

    Low Light, Beginner Aquarium Plants

    by eveliens10

  • Morning in the Amazon. Mark Goble via Flickr (CC BY 2.0) The Amazon is the second-largest tiver in the world. It's home to over 2,100 species of fish, with more being discovered each year. It is a very diverse habitat. In this article I will tell...

    Creating a Natural Amazon River Themed Aquarium

    Creating a Natural Amazon River Themed Aquarium

    by FishAreFriends5

  • "Planted aquariums are living works of art." beginners guide to planted aquarium setup, setup, aquarium, substrate, water, filter, heating, cooling, light, hardscape, aeration, CO2, and more...

    The Basics of a Planted Aquarium

    The Basics of a Planted Aquarium

    by Richard Brown0

  • New fish keepers often begin buying fish without doing the proper research about what they are buying. This usually results in a bad fit for both the buyer and the fish. Here is a list of fish that new aquarists should avoid.

    Large Aquarium Fish for the New Aquarist

    Large Aquarium Fish for the New Aquarist

    by thebeast024

  • Fish experts recommend nothing smaller than a 2.5-gallon tank for a betta fish. Do the right thing and set up a proper, heated, filtered, humane habitat for your betta. Fishbowls, wall pockets, cups and vases are too small and will lead to a depressed, sickly fish with a short lifespan.

    Betta Fish in Bowls: Just Say No!

    Betta Fish in Bowls: Just Say No!

    by SmartAndFun17

  • If your freshwater tank is starting to turn green, it's time for an algae eater fish clean up crew. Here are some of the best freshwater algae eaters out there and a section on shrimp and snails!

    Freshwater Algae Eater Fish

    Freshwater Algae Eater Fish

    by Everyday Green0

  • All the details on the proper setup of a suitable living habitat to best practices for ongoing care of a goldfish. Learn the best techniques to ensure a happy and healthy goldfish for years to come.

    How to Care for Goldfish

    How to Care for Goldfish

    by Kate Daily3

  • This article will help you de-mystify the process of setting up your own marine reef aquarium. If you already have experience keeping a freshwater aquarium,then this hub will help you get ready for the ultimate challenge in fish keeping. If you are new to the hobby,this will help you understand the process involved.Happy reading!

    How to set up your first Marine Reef Aquarium

    How to set up your first Marine Reef Aquarium

    by Amar Salvi10

  • Goldfish on their own kept properly do require lots of space, and common goldfish, comets and shubunkins cannot be kept with fancy goldfish. Additionally, some types of fancy goldfish such as orandas, black moors and fantails, shouldn’t be kept...

    Tank Mates for Goldfish Tankmates Aquarium Companions

    Tank Mates for Goldfish Tankmates Aquarium Companions

    by deosfluviatilis33

  • Proper lighting is an important factor in creating a successful easy to maintain planted aquarium. Using the right color of light in your aquarium will make lush healthy plants and reduce algae.

    Lighting for a Planted Aquarium

    Lighting for a Planted Aquarium

    by Richard Brown1

  • Making fish food couldn't be easier! It's time to free yourself of commercial fish food flakes and start creating your own natural alternative. Homemade fish food is not far away!

    Making Your Own Fish Food

    Making Your Own Fish Food

    by Zach7

  • Its Purpose Box filters (also known as corner filters) are air-lifted aquarium filters, the oldest type of filtration still sold on the market, although their numbers have dwindled with the rise of more powerful filters, notably external filters....

    How to Use Box/Corner Filters

    How to Use Box/Corner Filters

    by mariekbloch3

  • Freshwater sharks do exist, but none of them are small enough to fit in a home aquarium. Here are the closest fish you'll get in appearance.

    Common Freshwater Sharks for Aquariums

    Common Freshwater Sharks for Aquariums

    by Everyday Green8

  • This in depth but layman-friendly article is intended to educate a first-time aquarium hobbyist on how to successfully set up and maintain their first working saltwater reef aquarium.

    How to Set Up a Saltwater Marine Reef Aquarium

    How to Set Up a Saltwater Marine Reef Aquarium

    by James Bowden6

  • Most experts will tell you that ammonia is one of the compounds in the aquarium that will build to levels where it will kill fish.  This is especially when true when the aquarium is brand new and has not crearted an adequarte population of...

    Novice Aquarists Need to Know the Truth About Ammonia

    Novice Aquarists Need to Know the Truth About Ammonia

    by blueram853

  • Learn which fish are best for your 55-gallon tank and how to make smart choices when stocking your freshwater aquarium.

    Best Fish for a 55-Gallon Tank

    Best Fish for a 55-Gallon Tank

    by Eric Dockett1

  • Even if your fish is not cuddly, it's just as much an individual as a cat or dog and deserves a name of its own. Read on to find cute, creative, and unusual names for goldfish.

    Creative Goldfish Names

    Creative Goldfish Names

    by Brainy Bunny15

  • Wet pets, especially fish, are not the most robust pets in the world. However, some are more robust than others and there are ways to up your fishy friends chances of survival.

    Are There Any Fish That Don't Die So Easily?

    Are There Any Fish That Don't Die So Easily?

    by RenaSherwood13

  • Signs of an Old Betta In the following list, all these symptoms must happen gradually over the span 3-8 months, not were days. If any of these symptoms surface within a few weeks, then it is most likely the result of an illness, often brought on...

    How to Care for an Old Betta

    How to Care for an Old Betta

    by mariekbloch19

  • There are many species of synodontis, and there are many hybrids and crossbreeds between the species which pop up as well, quite often in pet shops.

    Synodontis Catfish Species Guide

    Synodontis Catfish Species Guide

    by Bunniez8

  • You've just found a new fish for your aquarium? Great! Then it’s time for you to start looking into cute or funny fish names for your new finned friend!

    60 Funny Fish Names

    60 Funny Fish Names

    by Tatiana6

  • So dirty, how to make it clean again? If you're anything like me, when you started out your new hobby life as an aquarist, you bought a second hand fish tank. Second hand fish tanks, assuming they don't leak, and sometimes, even if they do, are an...

    How To Safely Clean A Second Hand Fish Tank or Aquarium

    How To Safely Clean A Second Hand Fish Tank or Aquarium

    by Hope Alexander16

  • Eliminating Cyanobacteria from an aquarium is not a hard process, but it does take some patience. Quick antibiotic fixes only leave the tank vulnerable to future algae blooms and destroy the beneficial algae that has settled in the aquarium. This step-by-step method will help you treat the bacteria at the source and prevent future outbreaks.

    Removing Cyanobacteria from the Aquarium

    Removing Cyanobacteria from the Aquarium

    by Everyday Green5

  • Learn how to choose the best fish for your 10-gallon freshwater tank setup and make smart choices when stocking your aquarium.

    Best Fish for a 10-Gallon Tank Setup

    Best Fish for a 10-Gallon Tank Setup

    by Eric Dockett107

  • You may find your aquarium gets murky a few weeks after you have changed the water. This guide details four steps to help keep your aquarium clean all the time and achieve a steady ecological state.

    How to Keep Your Aquarium Crystal Clear at All Times

    How to Keep Your Aquarium Crystal Clear at All Times

    by Lori1Kng7

  • With the basics behind us, it's now time for the functioning aquaponics setup! In this article, we'll cover the rest of what's needed to bring your aquaponic build to life.

    Aquaponic Build: The Functioning System

    Aquaponic Build: The Functioning System

    by Zach0

  • I have been a professional breeder of Discus fish for a while now. My family owned and operated an ornamental fish exporting company in Sri Lanka and were the pioneers in the industry for over 50 years. Not only did we breed and export Discus, we...

    Secrets of Breeding Discus Fish

    Secrets of Breeding Discus Fish

    by NigelHay13

  • Aquarium cycling is a very important first step to having a healthy tank and healthy fish! It is not that difficult and is worth the effort.

    Aquarium Maintenance: Water Changes

    Aquarium Maintenance: Water Changes

    by Aquatic Guru2

  • Fish tank plants and other decorations can be very difficult to clean. Follow these easy, safe steps to make your fish tank clean and your fish happy and healthy.

    How to Wash Fish Tank Plants

    How to Wash Fish Tank Plants

    by Stephanie Giguere3

  • Aquarium setups can be expensive; just ask any aquarist. The tank, decorations, gravel, tank stand, filter, heater, and lighting add up and are often over 10 times the cost of the animals living in it (closer to 20 times in most cases). Here are...

    Cheap Alternatives to an Aquarium Setup

    Cheap Alternatives to an Aquarium Setup

    by mariekbloch2

  • The aquarium hobby is a wonderful one, but for beginners there are a lot of problems that you can run into. Algae overgrowth and excess fish food can be the most common problems that you'll often face. Learn what fish tank inhabitants you can include to help keep these issues under control

    The Right Clean up Critters for Your Fish Tank Aquarium

    The Right Clean up Critters for Your Fish Tank Aquarium

    by skyshooter6

  • Oh, Pleco! One of the most popular and distinctive family of freshwater fish kept as pets are in the plecostomus family. Usually, they are referred to as "plecos" partly because it's a great nickname and also because of an old superstition. It...

    How Big Does A Plecostomus Get?

    How Big Does A Plecostomus Get?

    by RenaSherwood71

  • Fantastic hermit crab name ideas, including inspiration from other languages, the sea, and famous crabs

    Hermit Crab Names

    Hermit Crab Names

    by Kristy Callan63

  • People have loved aquariums for ages but it is important to know how to properly care for any creature before you bring it into your home. Keeping fish is not as simple as providing food and water.

    Aquarium Tips for Beginners

    Aquarium Tips for Beginners

    by Kate H0

  • Hermit crabs make wonderful pets with proper care. Before purchasing a hermit crab for your children, learn more about hermit crab care and pet store marketing ploys so that you can find a pet that will be good for your child.

    Why Hermit Crabs May Not Be Good Pets for Kids

    Why Hermit Crabs May Not Be Good Pets for Kids

    by fritteritter22

  • Time to ditch your old colored gravel and use sand in aquariums instead. It not only looks better, but is much more natural for your fish.

    Sand in Aquariums: A Fish Guide

    Sand in Aquariums: A Fish Guide

    by Zach1

  • Healthy fish fry swim normally, like these Blue Ram fish fry from http://www.ventralfins.com Fish breeders will notice that healthy fry swim about in the tank from the moment they become free swimming. Other fish fry sink to the bottom and slide...

    Belly-Sliding Fish Fry: What Does It Mean?

    Belly-Sliding Fish Fry: What Does It Mean?

    by Bunniez2

  • Freshwater fish are susceptible to a many number of diseases and it can be hard to distinguish the differences between diseases, this article will help you recognize some of the more common diseases.

    Recognizing Common Diseases in Freshwater Fish

    Recognizing Common Diseases in Freshwater Fish

    by isharkbait2

  • Setting up a freshwater aquarium is not as hard as you might think! Need some helpful advice? Are you new to this hobby but need a few starter tips? Whether you're a beginner or an aquarium enthusiast, you've come to the right place! Proper water...

    How to Start a Freshwater Tropical Aquarium

    How to Start a Freshwater Tropical Aquarium

    by Dana Stamps8

  • You are in for a real surprise if you just got a green spotted puffer fish from Wal-Mart or pet store, thinking that these cool fish are just like any other fish, right? WRONG! My experience has been that these fish are very intelligent, and I...

    Green Spotted Puffer Fish

    Green Spotted Puffer Fish

    by BigFish1536

  • Learn about proper betta fish tank setup and the right and wrong ways to care for this beautiful tropical fish!

    Betta Fish Tank Setup Tips

    Betta Fish Tank Setup Tips

    by Eric Dockett0

  • Aquariums have developed the reputation of being murky algae-covered death traps for fish. Unfortunately for many, busy lives do take over and the novelty of the new pet will fade over time and aquarium maintenance becomes a neglected household...

    Tips for a Low Maintenance Fish Tank

    Tips for a Low Maintenance Fish Tank

    by Katelyn Weel17

  • One of the popular freshwater puffer species is the Fahaka puffer (Tetraodon lineatus). Among other characteristics, the Fahaka's beautiful coloration, large size and predatory nature make it one of the most interesting puffers to keep as a pet. ...

    How to Keep a Fahaka Puffer

    How to Keep a Fahaka Puffer

    by That FishLady2

  • Learn how to buy the best, most comfortable seashells for your pet hermit crabs. This shell selection advice will save you from spending money on hermit crab shells that are never used.

    How to Choose Hermit Crab Shells by Shape and Size

    How to Choose Hermit Crab Shells by Shape and Size

    by fritteritter26

  • Whether you want a new look for your aquarium or a healthy alternative for your fish, gravel replacement can be tricky. While the most important beneficial bacteria live in the filter, plenty of ammonia and nitrite eating organisms colonize on...

    How to Safely Replace Aquarium Gravel

    How to Safely Replace Aquarium Gravel

    by mariekbloch0

  • An aquarium guide to five of the best fish you can keep to start your aquarium and five of the worst fish you can choose to start your aquarium. Some of the fish listed as worst may surprise you!

    The Best and Worst Beginner Fish for Your Aquarium

    The Best and Worst Beginner Fish for Your Aquarium

    by Elliott-Scates49

  • If you are thinking about bringing a bottom feeder into your freshwater aquarium there may be no better choice than the talking catfish. This armored catfish, known as a Raphael, is a friendly addition to almost any community aquarium.

    Unique Freshwater Aquarium Catfish—Raphael Species

    Unique Freshwater Aquarium Catfish—Raphael Species

    by Everyday Green0

  • Looking for great saltwater fish for your home aquarium? Here are the top ten based on sales in the United States! Don't be surprised to find your friends from Finding Nemo on the list!

    10 Great Saltwater Fish for the Home Aquarium

    10 Great Saltwater Fish for the Home Aquarium

    by Everyday Green1

  • Learn how to choose the best fish for your small tank and better understand the needs of your aquarium's inhabitants.

    Best Fish for a Small Tank

    Best Fish for a Small Tank

    by Eric Dockett15

  • Experiment with a self-sustaining food chain in a large or small aquarium: algae, plants, small creatures like daphnia and planarians, snails, freshwater shrimp, and maybe fish.

    How to Make a Self-Sustaining Aquarium

    How to Make a Self-Sustaining Aquarium

    by WiseLoris0