Best Saltwater Fish

The Best Saltwater Fish To Keep In Your Tank

For many aquarists, there’s nothing more exciting than setting up their first saltwater aquarium. While a freshwater aquarium can be beautiful, saltwater aquariums can host a wide array of striking aquatic life not found in freshwater tanks. Saltwater aquarium fish come in wide varieties, providing hobbyists with plenty of choices as to how they want … Read more

Melafix For Dropsy

Using Melafix For Dropsy

Dropsy is a severe problem affecting many of our favorite pet fish species over time, including betta fish and fancy goldfish. Fish owners often misunderstand the causes of dropsy, and the condition is generally regarded as fatal.  Read this guide to learn everything you need to know about what causes dropsy and how to treat … Read more

Aquarium Refugium

Aquarium Refugium

If you’re an avid fish keeper, you might have heard other hobbyists mention something called a refugium in connection with the aquarium hobby. What is a refugium, and how does one compare with a sump? Which is best, and can you use both systems to manage your aquarium? Read this guide to learn how a … Read more

Salt Water Tank Set Up

How To Set-Up A Saltwater Tank

Ready to take on the challenge of starting a saltwater tank? Don’t worry, we’re here to talk you through every step of the way. The truth is, saltwater isn’t much more difficult to maintain than a freshwater tank, especially if you don’t plan on keeping any demanding corals. The other half of the coin, however, … Read more

Acan Coral

Acan Coral: Our Complete Care Guide

Acan corals are an understated coral. They are easy to care for and can bring intense colors to the lower portions of the tank. Many designer varieties are available that can go for hundreds of dollars, though acan coral care is relatively basic in a well-established reef aquarium. Keep reading to find out everything you … Read more

Paludarium

Paludarium: The Best Of Both Worlds

Tired of keeping fish tanks? Need to get away from water for a bit? Why not try something like a paludarium that combines the best of both worlds? Paludariums combine a wide variety of aquatic and terrestrial environments, usually used to house fish, reptiles, amphibians, and even birds! Keep reading to find out everything you … Read more

A Guide On Tropical Fish Species & The Best Tropical Fish For Beginners

A Guide On Tropical Fish Species & The Best Tropical Fish For Beginners

Introduction Keeping fish can be therapeutic; they don’t require the constant attention of a dog, they aren’t as messy as a cat, and they don’t make much noise either. The sound of the water in their tank can be like a meditation frequency, and oh, how we could pass the hours watching them.  Why get … Read more

Small Freshwater Fish

Small Freshwater Fish

Maybe you’re getting your child their first pet or perhaps you’re looking for multiple fish to fill a tank. Either way, there are plenty of small freshwater fish to choose from, with all sorts of colors, fin shapes, and sizes.  We’ll walk you through all kinds of freshwater fish from across the world. This list … Read more

Freshwater Stingray

Freshwater Stingray Care Guide

If you’re an experienced aquarist and you’re looking for something different and undoubtedly impressive to add to your collection, the freshwater stingray might be a species to consider. Rays can be challenging to keep and are expensive to buy, so be sure to do plenty of research on their care before you part with your … Read more

Discus Fish

Discus Fish Care Guide

Discus are some of the most beautiful fish available in the freshwater aquarium hobby. Still, they are also some of the most challenging. With a little bit of research and the proper setup, anyone can have a stunning tank filled with discus. These fish need pristine water conditions and can be very expensive, so you … Read more

Low Maintenance Fish

15 Low Maintenance Fish For Your Tank

Fishkeeping is a wonderful hobby that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, from kids to seniors. Although every fish species and tank setup requires a regular maintenance schedule to keep the environment clean and safe for your fish, some fish species are more low maintenance than others. In this guide, we introduce you … Read more

Best Canister Filter

Best Canister Filter

If you have a large tank and don’t want a box filter spoiling your view, you might want to consider a canister filter. If you keep a densely planted tank or one with fish species that produce a lot of waste, a canister filter will give you the power you need to keep the water … Read more

Red Arowana

Red Arowana Care Guide

To keep big, ancient-looking red arowanas, you would need a huge freshwater tank or spacious pond. However, even if you could afford to buy one of these prehistoric, endangered creatures (and the tank needed to keep it), you would be breaking the law if you tried to keep it in the United States. Read on … Read more

Best Aquarium Wave Maker

Best Aquarium Wavemaker To Keep Your Aquarium Flowing

A wavemaker might not be the first thing on your mind when starting a new aquarium, but water flow is one of the most important aspects of a successful ecosystem. There are a few things to consider when buying a wavemaker, like power, pattern, and of course, price. Too strong of a wavemaker can make … Read more

Best Nano Aquarium

Best Nano Aquarium: Our Top 6 Picks

If you long to keep fish but don’t have a lot of space for a big fish tank, don’t despair! Why not consider keeping a nano aquarium?  First off…what is a nano aquarium? Are these tanks harder to look after than full-sized ones? What creatures can even live in one? This guide tells you everything … Read more