Month: December 2018

A Beautiful Aquarium – Start With Fish That Are Easy to Take Care Of

It can be so disappointing to spend 3 days setting up a beautiful aquarium, letting it adjust and settle for a week before finally going shopping for your very first fish. Going into the store, the temptation is there to buy one of each variety and species in the shop! Time and again, I would […]

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5 Steps Setting Up A Perfect Koi Pond

Step 1- Setting The Ideal Ecosystem Your perfect Koi pond begins with the actual pond itself. You will have to make a pond designed to not just be pleasurable to the eye, but will also adequately maintain Koi. Proper position, volume, and pond style is important when establishing your pond. With regards to pond size, […]

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3 Common Approaches For Acclimating Tropical Fish to Your Aquarium

There are three common approaches or methods in acclimating your tropical fish in a recently set-up aquarium. These approaches are: 1.The Drip Approach 2.The Floating Bag Approach 3.The Bucket Approach 1. The Drip Approach This technique is suggested for most saltwater tropical fish and invertebrates because they may be intolerable to extreme level of pH, […]

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A 20 Gallon Aquarium Can Provide A Lot of Enjoyment

A few years ago, I invested in a 20 gallon aquarium, bought an assortment of fish and decorated it up very nicely. It looked like something out of The Little Mermaid, and my kids were absolutely thrilled with it. What I did not realize at the time was how much enjoyment it would bring for […]

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3 Helpful Arowana Care Hints to a Happy, Healthy Arowana

Where you put your Arowana fish is very important in making it happy and healthy, this is why you need to make sure that you have an aquarium that is appropriate for your extremely expensive fish pal. Here are 3 Arowana care tips to ensure that you have a tank suitable for your Arowana. 1. […]

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3 Tips For Setting Up An Outside Pond

So you’ve enjoyed your indoor aquarium for years and want to expand. Or maybe you have decided the perfect way to landscape that backyard area is to add a pond for freshwater fish. Outdoor ponds are a great way to take your hobby and expand it to the great outdoors and add a beautiful area […]

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3 Great Freshwater Fish in Your Community Tank Described

Three freshwater fish in your community tank are described here along with their characteristics, optimal tank conditions and feeding and breeding requirements. Dwarf Pencil Fish – Nannostomus marginatus (Family: Lebiasinidae) Behavior: It is a bit timid and likes its fellow dwarfs so its better to have few of them in your aquarium. They will grow […]

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10 Easy Steps to Setting Up Your First Freshwater Aquarium

Setting up your first freshwater tank can be a daunting task, but it need not be. Below is an overview to help you gain the understand it requires to get your first tank up off the ground and started, with out the stress of worrying about messing it up. Step 1) Assuming you already have […]

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10 Tips on Breeding Your Fancy Guppies

1. It’s good enough for a start to only have one or two guppy trios of the same species. You should have about 8 to 10 tanks in order to preserve a purely single strain. As for breeders and fry, a smaller 5 gal tank is enough as container. Guppies are not difficult to keep […]

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