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Articles Caresheets

Caresheet: Guppy | Poecilia reticulata

Guppies are one of the most popular aquarium fish species and for many the first thing that comes to mind when they think of fishkeeping. They are colorful, fun to keep and their active behavior can brighten up any tank, whether single-species or community.…

November 1, 2015
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Aquarium plants Articles Plant caresheets

Growing Anubias (Anubias barteri)

Anubias is one of the most popular aquarium plant species and a favorite for many beginners and more experienced aquarists. It doesn’t require any special care, grows well in low-light aquariums and has large, broad leaves that are appreciated by fish that prefer some…

October 25, 2015
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Articles Stocking aquarium

5 best aquarium algae eaters

Although it’s important to keep in mind that no fish is ever going to fully fix an algae problem and manual cleaning will always be necessary, it can still be a great idea to go for an algae eating species to help you out…

October 18, 2015
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Guest posts Setting up an aquarium Water quality

All about Lily Pipes

This article about Lily pipes was written by Jesse of Aquatic Mag, an aquarium website containing articles about fishkeeping as well as an online aquarium plant store! What are Lily Pipes? In the aquatic world, you typically have filtration. With bigger aquariums (10+ gallons),…

October 4, 2015
Articles Guest posts

Learning to safely catch your aquarium fish

This guest post about catching aquarium fish was written by the blogging team of Swell UK, a UK based pond and aquarium supplier! It’s something we do all the time, and at some point you too are going to have to go through the potentially…

August 30, 2015
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Other Photography

My visit to Holland Koi Show 2015!

The Holland Koi Show is an event held every year in Arcen, The Netherlands, that centers around koi and aquariums. I last visited it two years ago in 2013 (photos can be found here!) and was lucky enough to be able to go again this…

August 19, 2015

GreenPleco Plecostomus plush giveaway!

This giveaway has ended. Thanks for participating everyone! You can still buy your own GreenPleco plushie over at the GreenPleco website. Hi everyone! It’s been quite a while since the last giveaway on Aquariadise, so I’m super excited to announce I’ve teamed up with GreenPleco…

August 9, 2015
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Articles Fish disease

Treating fin rot

When the beautiful fins of your previously healthy looking fish suddenly seem to be melting away, it can be easy to panic. It may be fin rot! Luckily this common aquarium fish disease is often curable, especially if you take action right away. Keep…

July 26, 2015
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Articles Goldfish Pond

Keeping fancy goldfish in ponds

Although keeping fancy goldfish in an outdoor pond year-round is not an option everywhere due to climate differences, setting up a fancy goldfish pond even just for the summer can be a fun project. (Temporary) life in a pond is often beneficial for your…

July 12, 2015
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Aquarium driftwood

Adding driftwood to your aquarium is a great way to get a natural look and imitate the habitat of some fish species. Aquarium suitable wood can be found in many shapes and forms and there is a type for almost any biotope! Although adding…

June 28, 2015
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Articles Betta Fish food

Betta food & feeding

Figuring out the right diet for your betta can be quite a challenge. There are many different foods available in pet- and aquarium stores and online, but unfortunately not all of them are high quality or even good for your betta! If you’re struggling…

May 12, 2015
Aquarium plants Articles

Floating aquarium plants!

Floating aquarium plants, often with long decorative roots, are popular in many types of aquarium setups. With good reason! There are many advantages to keeping floating plants in your planted aquarium; although they may not always be ideal combined with plants that need a lot…

April 12, 2015
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Articles DIY Fish food Invertebrates

Breeding aquarium snails

To most aquarists, purposely breeding snails sounds a bit silly. After all, they are considered an annoying pest by most of us! However, to this day, the dwarf puffer caresheet remains one of the most popular posts on Aquariadise. Freshwater and brackish puffer fish…

March 22, 2015
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Articles Betta

Why betta bowls are bad

Even though awareness on betta fish care seems to be slowly spreading, both pet stores and the internet are still an enormous source of misinformation. Betta bowls, vases and ridiculously small “aquariums” are still sold on a large scale, which means many unfortunate bettas die…

March 10, 2015
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Articles Setting up an aquarium

Choosing an aquarium substrate!

There are many types of aquarium substrate to choose from nowadays; substrate choices range from neon colored gravel to all natural looking sand types. Because the substrate is an important place for beneficial bacteria to grow, using it is recommended in most cases. However, choosing…

February 8, 2015
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Articles Other

Fishkeeping on a budget

Aquarium keeping is a notoriously expensive hobby. Contrary to what some beginners think, you don’t just need a fish tank to get started – you also need a filter, heater, substrate, fish food, water conditioner, a backup fund for medication and endless other small…

January 11, 2015