Zodiac Loach

The Zodiac Loach – Our Guide to This Fascinating Fish!

Zodiac loaches or Nemacheilus triangularis are also known as Batik loaches. These small, nocturnal loaches are hardy and generally peaceful, making a good choice for a community tank. Read this guide to learn more about how to care for the fascinating Zodiac loach. Zodiac Loach Overview Batik Loach Species Profile The Batik loach or Zodiac … Read more

Signs of a Cycled Aquarium

Signs of a Cycled Aquarium | A Comprehensive Guide

What are the signs of a cycled aquarium? That’s what you need to know if you’ve recently set up a brand-new fish tank and you’re eagerly waiting to add your first fish. Adding fish to a newly set aquarium too soon is a common newbie error that can result in mass fish kills. So, keep … Read more

Orange Algae in Fish Tank

Orange Algae in Fish Tank | Is It Good for Your Fish?

A small overgrowth of orange algae in your fish tank is unsightly, but it might not necessarily be bad for your aquarium. Orange algae are mainly found in saltwater fish tanks, seashores, and other such environments, although they can also occur in freshwater fish tanks. But is orange algae bad for your fish, and what … Read more

Container Pond

How To Set Up a Container Pond

If you would love to have a pond, but space in your backyard is limited, why not cAlison Pageonsider setting up a container pond instead? You can even have a small pot pond on a balcony if you live in an apartment! But does a container pond need a filter system and pump? Can you … Read more

How Many Goldfish in a 20 Gallon Tank

How Many Goldfish Can You Keep in a 20-Gallon Tank?

When you buy a goldfish from a pet store, you might not realize that the cute little inch-long fish you took home will quickly grow. So, many goldfish end up living in tanks that are far too small, leading to long-term health problems. Ideally, goldfish need a 20-gallon tank as a minimum requirement. So, how … Read more

Is Hot Glue Aquarium Safe

Is Hot Glue Aquarium Safe? All You Need To Know!

There are often times when you need to repair your tank decorations or fix pieces of rockwork together securely for the safety of your fish. The easiest way to do that is by using some form of adhesive product. But is hot glue safe for use in your aquarium water? What’s good about using hot … Read more

Ghost Shrimp Turning White

Ghost Shrimp Turning White? Read On To Find Out Why!

Ghost shrimp are popular additions to a peaceful community tank. These active little creatures spend much of their time foraging around their habitat, looking for scraps of food and algae to eat, providing the ideal cleanup crew for your setup. But if you see your Ghost shrimp turning white, is that a cause for concern? … Read more

CO2 Diffuser

The 5 Best CO2 Diffusers of 2022: Shoppers Guide and Review

Any aquarium benefits from the addition of living plants. Live plants are beautiful to look at; they help keep the water healthy and clean for your fish by taking nitrates from the water to use as fertilizer. Living plants also help to oxygenate the water by absorbing carbon dioxide and respiring oxygen during photosynthesis. Depending … Read more

Engineer Goby

The Engineer Goby: A Guide to the Popular Tunneling Fish.

Marine fish are undoubtedly the most colorful, spectacular fish in the hobby. However, many of them are tricky to care for and very expensive. But the Engineer Goby bucks the trend, being easy to care for, beginner-friendly, and not outrageously pricey. Read this guide to learn how to care for these beautiful, peaceful community saltwater … Read more

Cardinal Tetras

Cardinal Tetras: Your Guide to Keeping These Beautiful Tropical Fish

Cardinal tetras are small, tropical freshwater fish often mistaken for the Neon tetras to which Cardinals are related. However, Cardinal tetras are somewhat more challenging to keep healthy than Neons. You need to read this guide if you’re wondering whether Cardinal tetras would make a good addition to your community aquarium! Cardinal Tetra – Overview … Read more

How Many Cory Catfish in a 20 Gallon Tank

How Many Cory Catfish in a 20-Gallon Tank? Comprehensive Guide

Corydoras catfish are one of the most popular fish in the tropical aquarium hobby. These cute little fish are easy to care for and can be highly entertaining, making them a firm favorite with beginners and experienced fishkeepers alike. Corys, as they are also known, make an excellent addition to a peaceful community tank. So, … Read more

Centerpiece Fish for 20 Gallon Tank

Centerpiece Fish for a 20-Gallon Tank | 6 Best Ideas

A 20-gallon fish tank is the perfect sized setup for newbies to the hobby. In a 20-gallon tank, you can keep many of the most popular community fish species, including schools of brightly colored Neon tetras, rasboras, and cute Corydoras catfish. You could also add a few snails and freshwater shrimp to the mix for … Read more

Aiptasia

Managing Aiptasia in the Marine or Reef Tank

If you keep a marine or reef aquarium, you’ll probably come up against the Aiptasia anemone at some point. But is Aiptasia a nuisance or a boon to the hobbyist? And how do you get rid of Aiptasia without harming your other livestock? Read this guide to learn more about successfully and effectively managing Aiptasia … Read more