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6 Important Koi Care Tips

For koi lovers around the world, proper koi care is very important in keeping these wonderful creatures swimming in your outdoor ponds. Maintaining a koi pond in your backyard is often one of the most fulfilling achievements that you can be proud of. You might be spending hours and hours simply watching your koi swim […]

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11 Steps to Setting Up a Cichlid Aquarium

Before buying cichlids, you have to make sure that they have a nice home already – the tank/aquarium should have been prepared beforehand. Here is some of the basic equipment you would need: Aquarium/tank – don’t settle for anything less than twenty gallons. Cichlids need a lot of water, especially if you’re planning to get […]

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3 Top Fish For Your Tropical Aquarium From L to M

Lamp Eye – Aplocheilichthys macrophthalmus (Family: Cyprinodontidae)As this fish rarely grows to more than 3 cms you need to assess your community aquarium to see if there are any of the others that lean towards the aggressive and might harm them. These fish have large eyes for their mass, which reflect as greeny gold in […]

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About Aquarium Elements and Conditions

It is really enjoyable to keep fish because they guarantee you the dosage of calmness you need every day and they know how to get you off your every day problems. However, fish are sensitive and therefore, you should know how to provide the best conditions for them to be happy. There is a lot […]

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Acclimating Your Betta Fish to Their New Home

So you made the trip from the fish store to your betta fishes new home. Now the next few steps are very important to ensure your betta fish does not get more stressed than necessary. The trip from the pet store was already stressful. But, if you followed the transporting suggestions from my previous lesson, […]

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3 Top Fish For Your Fresh Water Aquarium – From U to W

Three fish for your fresh water aquarium are described here. Scientific names, preferred conditions, colors description, sex differences and breeding advice are given for the Upside down Catfish, the Variatus Platy and the White Cloud Mountain Minnow. Upside Down Catfish – Synodontis nigriventris (Family: Mochokidae) As its name describes this fish exhibits different postures than […]

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3 Important Guidelines For Feeding Your Freshwater Aquarium Fish

Q: Dear Robert, I bought some fish food the other day that had a warning not to overfeed my fish. I have heard about fish being overfed, but haven’t given it much thought until now – I always feed as recommended. Can you tell me something about how much, and maybe what to feed my […]

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3 Bizarre Aquarium Fish – How To Create An Exotic Fish Tank

There are certain fish that just add to any aquarium. There are some bizarre fish in the aquarium land that are gorgeous to own, but you have to know how to care for them. Some of them require specific instructions. Sailfin mollies are beautiful creatures with metallic colors. The males are blue-green with orange and […]

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7 Practical Cichlid Care Tips

Their unique patterns and vivid colors catch every attention. It is for this reason that cichlids are very much eye-turners. Wanting to have one for yourself is not bad at all; you just have to make sure you know proper cichlid care. Taking care of these fish species is not too much of a problem. […]

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