Convict Tang

The Convict Tang: A Complete Care and Feeding Guide

Keeping a marine tank gives you a huge choice of exotic and colorful fish to add to your collection, and the Convict Tang is one of the most popular saltwater fish in the hobby! Interested to learn more? Read this guide to learn all about the Convict Tang, including how to care for this beautiful … Read more

Pearl Danios

Pearl Danios – Habits, Diet, Appearance, Habitats and More!

One of the plainer-looking danio species, the pearl danio, can make a great addition to aquariums lacking in activity. These top-swimming fish are easy to keep and get along with most other community fish. They are also the perfect choice for aquarists interested in spawning different freshwater species. Keep reading to find out everything you … Read more

Freshwater aquarium sharks

The 10 Best Freshwater Aquarium Sharks for Tanks of All Sizes

There might not be any true freshwater shark species, but many tropical fish resemble their more fearsome marine counterparts. The freshwater aquarium hobby is home to many fish with a shark name. Each of these species has its own tank and care requirements, and most are kept in schools. Some species are beginner-friendly, while others require … Read more

Red Sea Clownfish

Red Sea Clownfish: Profile And Care Guide

Clownfish are just about the favorite choice of marine fish for those at the start of their journey in the saltwater aquarium hobby.  These fish are fun to watch, beautiful, and relatively straightforward to care for, making them a good option for a beginner.  Of course, the Nemo movies have fuelled the demand for these … Read more

Kenya Tree Coral Care

Kenya Tree Coral Care Guide

The Kenya Tree Coral is believed to be one of the easiest corals to keep in the saltwater aquarium hobby. Although this soft coral doesn’t demand a lot of light and can tolerate imperfect water parameters, the Kenya Tree Coral grows incredibly fast and has been known to become a nuisance if left uncontrolled. Keep … Read more

Java Loach

Java Loach: Ultimate Care Guide

Ever heard of a Java Loach? This fish, also known as the Black Kuhli Loach, is rarely heard about in the aquarium hobby, though it is very similar to its cousin, the Kuhli Loach (Pangio kuhlii), and they are often kept together in similar setups. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know … Read more

Nano Protein Skimmer

4 Best Nano Protein Skimmer For Your Saltwater Aquarium

Are you thinking about setting up a saltwater aquarium?  While running down the list of recommended equipment you need, you might have seen mention of a protein skimmer. If it’s your first time setting up a marine aquarium, then you might not know what a protein skimmer even is let alone what it does.  No … Read more

Loach Catfish

Loach Catfish: A Complete Species Care Guide

Did you know that loaches are a type of catfish?  Yes, these slimy and snake-like fish are very closely related to catfish, which makes their aquarium care and maintenance pretty similar. If catfish aren’t your preferred fish, then there are tons of tropical loach species that you could add to your aquarium. Keep reading to … Read more

Best Pond Plants

18 Best Pond Plants To Keep Your Ecosystem Healthy

You might think that fish are the best part of having a backyard pond, but the endless species of aquatic plants available really puts the entire ecosystem into focus! Plants are important for pond setups. They provide food and protection for fish, improve water quality, and can even help combat erosion. Luckily, many species require … Read more

Fighting Conch

Fighting Conch: A Complete Care Guide

Struggling with a dirty sand bed in your saltwater aquarium? The Fighting Conch is a very popular addition to the marine aquarium for keeping substrates clean and overturned. However, its heavy dependence on the sand bed also, unfortunately, limits some hobbyists from adding them to their tanks. Keep reading to find out everything you need … Read more

Goldfish Turning Black

Why Is My Goldfish Turning Black: Causes and Treatment

It’s in the name: goldfish are gold. So why is yours turning black? Unfortunately, this isn’t good news and your fish might be suffering from ammonia poisoning. But don’t worry, with some quick correction to water parameters, your fish will be back to its bright metallic coloration in no time! Keep reading to find out … Read more

Foxface Rabbitfish Care

Foxface Rabbitfish: Our Complete Care Guide

Foxface rabbitfish are interesting fish. They don’t really look like any other fish in the marine aquarium hobby, and they have some interesting behaviors.  If you’re an intermediate saltwater aquarium keeper, then a foxface rabbitfish might be the next best addition to your tank. Just don’t get too close to those venomous spines! Keep reading … Read more

Green Parrot Fish

Green Parrot Fish

Have you ever wondered where sand comes from? You might think that sand is worn-down pieces of rock and shell. Or you might even believe that sand has always been present on the earth.  Though this is somewhat true, one of the major contributors to sand is marine parrotfish. These tropical fish munch away on … Read more

Best Aquarium Brands

The Best Aquarium Brands

While researching your next tank, you’re bound to come across many different aquarium brand names. Every fish tank, filter, powerhead, substrate, and air pump is made by a different company. Some companies only specialize in some products, while others offer a broad selection of every possible thing an aquarium buyer might need.  It is important … Read more

Best Plants For Nitrate Removal

The Best Plants For Nitrate Removal

You may have heard that live plants are great to add to your freshwater aquarium to help with algae problems. But why? Plants take up nutrients, like nitrate, from the water to grow. Not only does this nitrate reduction method help reduce the number of excess nutrients in the aquarium water column, but it eventually … Read more