Detritus Worm Prevention

Detritus And Planaria Worms: Prevention & Causes

If you notice tiny white creatures wriggling around in your aquarium, you may be wondering what they are, and you’ll certainly want to get rid of them. In this article, we explain how to identify what species of worm you have in your tank, and show you how to get rid of them. What kind … Read more

Black Moor Goldfish Care Guide

Care Sheet: Black Moor Goldfish | Carassius auratus variety

You’ve seen orange goldfish, red goldfish, and maybe even calico goldfish, but have you ever seen a black goldfish? Black moor goldfish can make a bold and beautiful contrast with more commonly-colored goldfish but are just as peaceful and require the same care as most other goldfish varieties. Keep reading to find out everything you … Read more

How To Care For The Large Rabbit Snail

How To Care For The Large Rabbit Snail

Ornamental snails can make a decorative and entertaining addition to your aquarium community. In this guide, we take a look at the popular and widely available Rabbit snail. Rabbit snails are easy to care for and exhibit some unique behaviors that can be fascinating to watch. You can also breed your own rabbit snails in … Read more

Zebra Loach

How To Best Care For A Zebra Loach

The Zebra Loach is an attractive, lively freshwater tropical fish that’s an excellent choice for a beginner hobbyist. These peaceful fish can live in smaller aquariums above 30 gallons, although they are intolerant of fluctuations in the tank water parameters. In this guide, we introduce the Zebra Loach and provide you with all the information … Read more

Royal Pleco Care Guide Tips

Royal Pleco Care Guide Tips

If you’re looking for an attractive, unusual fish that can be kept in a community tank environment, you might want to consider taking a closer look at the Royal Pleco. In this article, we introduce you to royalty! We also explain how to care for these beautiful fish in your home aquarium. Introducing the Royal … Read more

Caring For and Removing Bubble Algae

Caring For and Removing Bubble Algae

Bubble algae, the scientific name Ventricaria ventricosa, is also known by its common names “sea pearl” and “sailor’s eyeballs.” In a wild environment, the species is widespread and is often found on mangrove roots and attached to living rock. This form of algae is also an unsightly nuisance that can find its way into reef … Read more

Golden Wonder Killifish

The Ultimate Care Guide For Golden Wonder Fish

These days, you’ll find Killifish for sale in most fish stores. The Golden Wonder Panchax is the aquarium-created strain of the striped Aplocheilus lineatus or Indian Striped Panchax. In its natural form, the Wonder Willifish can reach up to four inches in size and is popular because of its interesting coloration. Although the Golden Wonder … Read more

Freshwater Seahorse: How to Care for the Non-Marine Species

Freshwater Seahorse: How to Care for the Non-Marine Species

The freshwater seahorse is actually an urban myth. Seahorses are generally marine fish, although a few varieties can survive in brackish rivers. These fish are not available in seahorse sales and are not suitable for life in an aquarium environment. You often see a pet seahorse described as a “hippocampus,” which derives from the Greek … Read more

Betta Fish Care Guide

Betta Book

THE FULL GUIDE TO SETTING UP A BETTER BETTA FISH TANK Of all the fish available in the aquarium trade these days, the most popular species is also one of the smallest. It’s a colorful insect eater with a fascinating history and stunning looks: Betta splendens, usually referred to as just ‘Betta’ (pronounced bet-tuh). Appreciated … Read more

Malaysian Trumpet Snails

Caresheet: Malaysian Trumpet Snails

Malaysian trumpet snails are seen by many aquarists as ‘pest’ snails. While they do reproduce quickly, they are also great detritus feeders and help prevent compaction of your substrate by burrowing through it. Keep reading for more information about Malaysian trumpet snail care, how they can be useful and how to prevent overpopulation. Note: If you … Read more