Can Anubias Grow Out of Water

Can Anubias Grow Out of Water – Let’s Dive In and Find Out!

You might have heard rumors among planted tank enthusiasts that Anubias can be grown out of water. Well, it’s true! Anubias can be grown out of water, but only when their perfect growing conditions are met. If you’re interested in growing Anubias in a half-full aquarium, terrarium, or vivarium, you’re in the right place to … Read more

Most Beautiful Fish

12 of the Most Beautiful Fish You Can Have in Your Aquarium

Our world is described as the “Blue Planet.” And when you consider that 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered with water, that’s no surprise. Hundreds of thousands of fish live in our oceans, rivers, lakes, and other bodies of water. Many of these fish are incredibly beautiful, and some can be kept in your … Read more

ludwigia repens

Ludwigia Repens: Caring for This Aquarium Plant

When I bought my first fish tank in my teens, I was daunted by keeping live plants, so I opted instead for plastic replicas. My favorite of these was a green and red broad-leafed imitation which was quite realistic and added a welcome splash of color to the aquarium. Little did I know, then, that … Read more

limestone in aquarium

Limestone in Aquariums – A Guide to the Pros and the Cons

Although putting a few pretty rocks and stones in your fish tank might seem like a great idea, and can make an excellent habitat for your fish, did you know that limestone can change the water chemistry? In this article, we’re going to focus on limestone. What happens to your fish tank water when you … Read more

How Long Can Fish Go Without Food

How Long Can Fish Go Without Food? A Helpful Guide

If you’re going away for a few days, you might wonder how long your fish can last without food. Is it okay to leave your fish with nothing to eat for a day or two? Can fish benefit from fasting? And how can you keep your fish fed when you’re on vacation? Read this guide … Read more

pygmy corydoras with betta

Keeping Pygmy Corydoras With Betta – Our Helpful Guide

So you’re wondering if pygmy corydoras could make the perfect tank mates for betta fish? Pygmy cory catfish are indeed one of the best tank mates for betta fish, but that doesn’t mean it’ll always be a match made in heaven! The aggressive betta fish can be notoriously difficult to keep with other fish, so … Read more

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

Clownfish Pairing

Clownfish Pairing: Everything You Need To Know

Clownfish tend to mate in pairs, similar to how they would do in the wild. If you’ve seen any documentaries on clownfish before, then you’ve probably noticed that they always travel in twos near anemones. But how can you tell if your clownfish are actually paired up and not just two individual fish that happen … Read more

Infusoria

How To Make Infusoria: The Fish Fry Superfood 

If you’re looking to breed your fish, you’ll need a good nutrition source for your new fry once they hatch. Infusoria can be the solution you’re looking for, but what is it? How do you use it, and where do you find it? Read on to learn everything you need to know about infusoria. What … Read more

Pond Liner

Should You Use a Pond Liner? Everything You Need to Know!

Many people, especially fish owners, will toy with the idea of putting a pond in their yard at some point or another. This decision brings a million more questions and decisions to make, and one thing you might be wondering is what exactly it takes to maintain a pond. In this article, we’ll answer questions … Read more

Do Mystery Snails Eat Algae

Do Mystery Snails Eat Algae? Let’s Check the Facts

Many aquarists dread discovering snails living in their fish tank. After all, snails are destructive creatures that eat your plants, right? Well, that can be the case with species such as pond snails or bubble snails that hitchhike their way into your tank hidden in plants. However, Mystery snails are not only attractive, but they … 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

How Many Platies in a 10 Gallon Tank

How Many Platies Can You Keep in a 10-Gallon Tank?

Platies are small, so you may think you can keep many of them in a 10-gallon tank. However, these fish are so active and have such big appetites, this assumption isn’t true. To keep your platies comfortable in a 10-gallon tank, aim for a group of five fish. This way, the platies will have the … Read more

Aquarium Safe Paint

Aquarium-Safe Paint: A Comprehensive Guide for Aquarists

There might be times when you want to use paint inside and outside your fish tank. But you need to know that the paint you’re using is safe for your fish and living plants. The wrong kind of paint can chemically react with the fish tank water and can also cause the glass viewing panes … Read more

Java Moss Turning Brown

Is Your Java Moss Turning Brown? Read On for Helpful Tips!

Java moss is one of the most popular aquatic plants in the fish-keeping hobby. The plant is relatively small, hardy, and easy to grow, making it a good choice for a beginner. But why is your Java moss plant turning brown? And what can you do to save it? Keep reading to find out why … Read more