Stands

When building large aquariums it is important to consider what type of stand to use. Unlike small aquariums, the use of benches, desks and cupboards as support is out of the question. With large tanks you are also dealing with heavy loads. Consider: an 8ft tank full of water, rocks Read more…

Goldfish

TABLE OF CONTENTS1. Setting up a Tank2. Buying and selecting goldfish3. Maintaining the Tank4. Feeding your Goldfish5. Breeding Goldfish6. Goldfish Diseases Introduction to goldfish Goldfish are one of the most popular pets in the world. Most people have kept a goldfish at sometime or another. They occupy little space in the home, they don’t Read more…

Plants

(This article is part of the keeping tropical fish series) If you want the challenge of growing aquarium plants as well as fish for the most natural environment you can provide there are a few tips and pieces of advice that will make your life easier. Plant typesThere are 3 plant Read more…

Types of tropical fish

Livebearers  The family Poeciliidae contains, among others, Guppies, Mollies, Platies and many other fishes. Poeciiids, as they are also called, come from the Americas, primarily Central America. They are called “livebearers” because the eggs are fertilized within the female and the fry (baby fish) are born alive. The Guppy Length 30mmFrom Read more…