FISH

Keeping Discus Fish

Keeping discus fishDiscus fish are a very colorful species of fish and create a lovely display in an aquarium. If you are planning on keeping discus fish, there are some important facts you need to know.

Discus are usually more expensive than other fish. But they are well worth the extra cost, due to their hardiness, gentle nature, and good rearing ability. Continue reading

Angelfish Aquarium Setup

angel fishAngelfish are easy to care for and are usually the most attractive fish in anyone’s tank. If you are planning on an angelfish aquarium setup for your fish, there are a number of facts that you should know about angelfish care. Below you will find some information that will help you set up your tank the right way. Continue reading

Angelfish Facts

Onangelfish factse of the most popular fish for aquariums today are angelfish. This is because they are attractive in appearance, easy to care for, and have unique personalities. These fish originate from the Amazon region of South America. Their usual lifespan is from 8-10 years.  But they have been known to live to over 15 years of age. Knowing a few angelfish facts can help this beautiful fish live a healthy, long life. Continue reading

Arowana Care

Arowana CareArowana care has some unique requirements. These exotic fish can have a life span of over 20 years, if well cared for. They usually grow from 24 to 30 inches in length in an aquarium. A large aquarium is necessary to house them due of their size. You will need some good advice regarding their care before bringing one home. Continue reading

Tropical Discus Fish Care

Discus fish careDiscus fish care can be very rewarding. These fish get their name from the shape of their nearly circular bodies. They are extremely colorful and can provide your tank with a beautiful display.

Discus cichlids originally come from the Amazon in South America. You will need to duplicate the living conditions of this region as close as possible to ensure your fish live a healthy life. If the water in the fish tank is not well suited for their species, it can be dangerous to your fish.

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Betta Fish Care

caring for betta fishThe popularity of Betta fish is partially due to their beautiful colors and long flowing fins. These tropical fish make a very attractive addition to any fish tank. They are also very enjoyable to watch with their unique behavior. If you are thinking of getting some of these striking fish, you will need to do some research on Betta fish care. Continue reading

How to Get Rid of Algae in Your Tank

capoeta tetrazonaKnowing how to get rid of algae is an unwanted problem that can appear in your aquarium if you do not take care. There are several different types of algae, each needing its own specific treatment. You will first need to figure out what kind you have. Most tropical fish tanks have algae to some degree, but if it gets to be an eyesore, that is when you need to deal with it. Below you will find out how to get rid of algae in your tank. Continue reading

White Spot: How to Protect Your Fish

white spotWhite spot is quite a common disease among fish. This parasite does, in fact, cause more deaths than any other sickness. If you have had fish for a long time, you probably have come across this at least once in your aquarium. White spot is caused by parasites that are .5 to 1 mm long. They live beneath the top layer of fishes scales, eating skin cells and causing tiny cellular ruptures. Another name for white spot is Ich and if you have had fish for a long time, you probably know the consequences of having it in your tank. Continue reading

Tips on Stocking Your Aquarium

stocking your aquariumYou will find that there is a lot of information available about stocking your aquarium. Some topics are maintaining adequate pH balance, balancing nitrate and phosphate levels, and so on. But you’ll need to be knowledgeable about the fish, too. Choosing fish that you would like to have in your tank can be tricky. You’ll need to know how big they’ll grow, and whether they’ll be able to get along with each other.
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