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Good Starter Fish For The Saltwater Aquarium

January 31, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

By Peter B. Cunningham Once all the research, planning and waiting is complete and the aquarium is full of water and has finally finished cycling you will finally be ready to introduce your first fish. It is important to ensure that you make the right choice though as there are some fish which are suitable […]

Beautify Your Tropical Aquarium With Decorations

December 27, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

When it is time to begin setting up your new tropical fish tank and embarking on your new hobby as a keeper of fish, one of the first areas that many people think about is the aquarium decoration. Embellishing your new fish aquarium with decorative touches is not only aesthetically pleasing, but it has some […]

Removal Of Fish From Your Aquarium

December 24, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Richard Gilliland Removing dead fish is a very simple process actually, but you have to be sure the fish is really dead. Dead fish will temporarily sink to the bottom of the aquarium, but then soon enough, they will begin floating in the tank in the infamous belly-up position. This is the time when […]

Freshwater Aquarium Fish Are Good Choice for Beginners

December 21, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

If you have come to the conclusion that you would like to set up a tropical fish aquarium for the enjoyment of yourself and your family, then you are probably in need of some directions in how to get started. If you have never had an aquarium before, then it is recommended to start out […]

Pet Care – How to Clean a Basic Fish Tank

December 14, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Cleaning a fish tank is a simple and straight forward task that should not take very long. The better care you provide for your tank, the healthier your fish will be. You should not have to remove all the stuff out of the tank when you clean it. Every surface in the tank will grow […]

Is Your Goldfish Suffering With Eyestrain?

December 9, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

All that glitters is not goldfish friendly. Your goldfish may need protection from things you may not see. Goldfish have very well developed vision; in fact the optic lobe–the vision center–is the largest part of your goldfish’s brain. Though a little short sighted, they have an almost 360 degree view of the world because their […]

Maintain Tank Temperature With A Fish Tank Chiller

December 7, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

As the name suggests, fish tank chillers are designed to keep the water in your fish tank cool in warmer climates. They are mainly used in marine aquariums where fish tend to be highly sensitive to temperature although fancy goldfish in tropical climes also benefit from the use of a fish tank chiller. An additional […]

How to Control Algae in Your Aquarium

December 7, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

It is impossible to eliminate algae altogether, and you should not be frustrated by the persistent nature of algae to accumulate. What you can do is control the condition under which plant life and fish thrives and algae does not. First, how much light are you allowing into your tank area? If you have light […]

Recreate Nature With A Reef Aquarium!

December 5, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Let us clarify that the end effect is extremely attractive but achieving this may be a Herculean task! Still many try to delve into the reef aquarium design and successfully bring the “down under” continent’s remarkable features to their homes be it anywhere in the rest of the four continents! How does one create a […]

Fish Need Good Aquarium Lighting

December 3, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Mostly pet fish is kept indoors and in all probabilities where the ambiance is with low intensity or subdued lighting effects. Therefore the lighting is more important for your aquarium as you would like to make your pets most comfortable, capable of being admired, and maintain a healthy life span. Remember that this health aspect […]

Pond Fish – Basic Care

December 1, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Fish. For most people the only thing they know about these scaly creatures is whether they taste better with lemon or tarter sauce. For Pond owners however, a little more information is needed. If you’re a new Pond owner who has just purchased, or are thinking about purchasing, Koi, goldfish or other pond fish you […]

The Right Sized Aquarium – Which Size is Right For You

November 29, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

The old adage that says, bigger is better holds true for aquariums. Greater water volume is always better when it comes to keeping live fish in a glass box. Although, it is not impossible to successfully keep fish in a small space, there is a greater margin of error with a larger tank. One thing […]

The Basic Tips to Keeping a Successful Saltwater Tank

November 25, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Water Quality -RO/DI The most important factor in any aquarium is water quality. Your tank lives and dies by the quality of water you provide. Doing frequent water changes (WC) will help you maintain a clean and healthy environment for your fish and/or reef. Water changes should be done weekly or bi-weekly, and should consist […]

Purchasing Healthy Fish

November 23, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Fortunately, there are a few things you can look out for before making a purchase: Fins shouldn’t be drooping, especially the dorsal fin. A collapsed fin is a bad sign for most fish, although for some species this tip doesn’t apply. Puffers normally curl their tail against their body, while butterfly fish have erect dorsal […]

How To Set Up a Great Betta Fish Aquarium

November 6, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

If you’re serious about your betta fish care then it’s important to set up a great betta aquarium. While your fish can live in a small bowl or jar it will do better and be happier with more space. The problem with setting up a fish tank is that a lot of people think that […]

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