Keeping Your Fish Healthy With an Aquarium Vacuum

Keeping Your Fish Healthy With an Aquarium Vacuum

Cloudy Water in Your Aquarium Cloudy water in your aquarium is not acceptable on several counts. It ruins the look of your tank, reduces the pleasure in watching your fish, and can be an indicator of more severe problems that could damage the health of your precious pets. There are lots of reasons why you …

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How to Euthanize a Fish? A Humane Way of Offering Eternal Sleep to a Sick Fish

How to Euthanize a Fish A Humane Way of Offering Eternal Sleep to a Sick Fish

How to Euthanize a fish is the most troublesome dilemma of a fish keepers’ life. Euthanasia is a Greek word meaning- good death, which comprises several active and passive domains. Fishkeeping is a wonderful hobby. You get to enjoy the blossoming of your beady friends in the water. You are watching them grow and make …

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Best Aquarium Thermometers for Optimal Fish Keeping and Maintenance

Best Aquarium Thermometers for Optimal Fish Keeping and Maintenance

The art of fish keeping encompasses several elements, but among them, aquarium temperature is one factor that is often misunderstood or disregarded by aquarists. The temperature of an aquarium might not be stealing the spotlight when it comes to proper fish tank maintenance. However, it is a solid backbone that keeps the domestic ecosystem within …

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How to Solve the Cloudy Fish Tank Problem

Cloudy Fish Tank Problem

The eclectic art of fish keeping dates back to the Babylonians and Egyptians who considered the aquatic life sacred.  Even the great Roman empire was fond of keeping fish in tanks.  Fishkeeping is a fantastic hobby with vermiculate patterns, eccentric to-do lists, rewarding aesthetics, and lovely bready eyed companions.  However, as a beginner fish keeper, …

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Is Aquarium Salt Necessary in Freshwater Tanks?

Is Aquarium Salt Necessary in Freshwater Tanks

The fishkeeping community has a few controversial issues that aquarists can’t seem to agree upon, and the necessity of aquarium salt in freshwater tanks is one of them. A quick search will reveal fervent advocates on both sides. And the truth is it’s quite challenging to decide which side is right, as they both make …

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Everything You Need to Know About Aquarium Silicone

Everything You Need to Know About Aquarium Silicone

Everything You Need to Know About Aquarium Silicone Written By Richy J . in Maintenance Aquarium Silicone needs to be safe for your fish.  Silicone is a rubber compound that, once cured, forms a waterproof tight seal.  Silicones are manufactured with different components, to dry the product quickly, coloring agents and preservatives.  The added ingredients mean …

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How to Choose the Right Aquarium Rocks and Substrate for Saltwater and Freshwater Tanks

How to Choose the Right Aquarium Rocks and Substrate for Saltwater and Freshwater Tanks

How to Choose the Right Aquarium Rocks and Substrate for Saltwater and Freshwater Tanks Written By Richy J . in Equipment You found a cool rock and thinking about adding it to your fish tank?  Aquarium rocks can come from various locations; you must make sure it is safe.  We are not all geologists, and the …

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The Best Algae Eaters for Any Freshwater Aquarium

The Best Algae Eaters for Any Freshwater Aquarium

What is Algae? Although algae are dreaded among most aquarium owners, it is actually a normal part of any tank’s ecosystem.  There is no single algae scientific name because algae refers to a group of thousands of species.  Algae is unusual in that it is not considered a fungus, plant, or animal.  These photosynthetic organisms …

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Everything You Need to Know About pH Testers

Everything You Need to Know About pH Testers

With so many pH testers available on the market today, the possibilities are endless. The accuracy of the pH testers differ between brands, and the need for accuracy depends on the tolerance levels of your fish and other inhabitants of your fish tank. The best pH tester for water depends on what you are trying …

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The Best Tips on How to Lower Nitrates in Your Freshwater Aquarium

Close up of a small plant inside a freshwater tank, with tiny particles floating around it.

The Best Tips on How to Lower Nitrates in Your Freshwater Aquarium Written By Richy J . in Maintenance Fishkeeping is a very rewarding activity, but it also has its share of challenges. There are many things you need to do to make sure your fish have the best possible environment to live in. One of the essential …

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