Month: April 2018

7 Tips For Choosing Aquarium Fish

Buying the right aquarium fish for your tank is key to the success of your aquarium. When selecting fish, you may not simply be able to pick out the fish that catch your eye in the pet store as not all fish can live in the same environment. Additionally not all fish get along with […]

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7 Steps to Help You Choose a Healthy Goldfish

A lot of goldfish diseases can be completely prevented if you take the time to pick out healthy stock in the first place. However, that can be a difficult task in itself if you haven’t been keeping Goldies for very long – especially if you’re trying to sort through a tank that has a couple […]

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5 Types of Freshwater Aquarium Lighting

When setting up a freshwater aquarium, it can be quite confusing to decide what type of freshwater aquarium lighting is best. There are many types to choose from and the type of lighting you eventually settle for will be determined by the size of tank that you have and the type of fish as well. […]

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12 Steps To Maintaining A Saltwater Aquarium

As with all living things, it takes routine maintenance to keep fish healthy and an aquarium looking great. The best way to avoid stress and, ultimately, diseases is to keep the water in the aquarium in ideal condition entails regular water changes, siphoning (vacuuming) the substrate and cleaning equipment. Some aquariums require small biweekly water […]

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4 Common Cichlid Diseases and Causes

When fish get sick, it is not always a lot of fun for his owner to nurse him back to health. All fish can contract diseases, including cichlids. The following paragraphs will provide some information regarding common cichlid diseases, along with some possible treatments. Swim Bladder Disease This cichlid disease affects the fish’s swim bladder, […]

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10 Things to Consider When Shopping for Betta Fish Tanks

Bettas are among the most interesting and low-maintenance fish you can keep. And their ability to breathe atmospheric oxygen and live in very small volumes of water allows them to be housed in a variety of small aquaria that can complement any home or office. However, there are some important considerations to bear in mind […]

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3 Mistakes That Can Turn Your Marine Fish Tank Into the Dead Sea

Picture a bright, vibrant, colorful marine fish tank that’s teeming with life. It’s the image most hobbyists have in the minds when they set out to establish salt water fish tanks. Unfortunately many will not end up with a tank that resembles the picture they started with in their heads. Instead, they’ll end up with […]

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10 Simple Rules To Keep Your Goldfish Healthy

Most disasters with goldfish start the moment they are purchased. If you think you can purchase a goldfish, throw it into a new aquarium or pond, and expect it to thrive, you are sadly mistaken, or very lucky. Most of the basics such as setting up the aquarium and quarantine tank should have been done […]

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