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Recommended fish tanks for beginners

Selecting the right aquarium is a combination of art and science – you need to make a selection which suits both scientific and aesthetic requirements. When preparing for your first aquarium, its important to pick a good fish tank as a beginner. It doesn’t…

2018 – best fish tank filters & reasons why

Penn Plax Cascade Canister Aquarium Filter This aquarium filter does a fine job for your standard freshwater aquariums but also provides a great filtration method for saltwater varieties too. This canister filter can handle many different types of aquariums, from the smallest ones that…

Selecting the right fishtank for your aquarium

Selecting the right fish tank for your aquarium when starting off is a very challenging experience which can be hard and scary to make. There are so many different types of tanks, which one will be the best for my fish and requirements? Size,…

Keeping Arowana for Beginners

1. New Arowana, New Fishtank? A new fish tank can be dangerous to your Arowana. When you’re a beginner that is going to be keeping fish as beautiful, rare and expensive as an Arowana, make sure you perform the right procedures to ensure your…

Basic Arowana Care Guide

The Arowana is the staple fish of the high-end aquarium. Its illustrious colors and striking size provides it with a magnificent presence which lives up to its legendary reputation. It is widely believed in Asian cultures that Arowana fish will bring luck, fortune and…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Interesting facts about goldfish – things you didn’t know

A goldfish is considered to be a common fish which is a staple of cheap fish in petstores around the world. Nobody really bothers to consider the history of the goldfish or where it originated from because it appears to be extremely mundane. People…

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…

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…