Keeping Ghost Shrimp

The ghost shrimp is an extremely popular fish food that is popular with aquarium keepers from all levels of experience. The name “ghost shrimp” can be used as a general description for all members of the Palaemonetes family, in this article, we will focus on the most commonly kept species amongst Read more…

Types of aquarium substrates

Aquarium substrates provide many purposes. Not only do they look visually appealing, they also provide a medium for aquatic plant roots to establish, help regulate water temperature, provide a place for growth for beneficial bacteria, give bottom feeders a better surface to move around on and also a stable surface Read more…

Aquarium Maintenance

Simulating wild conditions Ideally, an aquarium’s conditions will be completely the same as in the wild. Although a perfectly balanced ecosystem in an aquarium can never be maintained (even in the nature), the goal of the aquarium keeper is to create an aquarium environment in which the ecosystem is balanced Read more…

All about Betta Fish

Betta Splendens – commonly known as the betta or Siamese fighting fish. Betta fish are known for their aggressive temperament, they are highly territorial and will fight viciously to protect their ground. A solitary fish, Betta do not form schools as they will simply brawl with each other. If two male Read more…

Looking After Goldfish

Looking after goldfish Goldfish are one of the easiest and most popular species for beginners to keep. Avoid these common mistakes which novice aquarium keepers make:   Mistake 1: Using a fishbowl. Never keep goldfish in a bowl! Always use a proper fishtank. In cartoons, movies, magazines, comics and other Read more…

benefits of keeping fish

Why do humans take care of fish? Having an aquarium reduces stress, lowers blood pressure and can even cure insomnia. In today’s scientific, evidence based age we need a reference to a study to justify everything, so here it is. (http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0013916515597512). Even though we don’t need a long study to Read more…