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There are so many different types of tropical fish tank supplies out there that it can be daunting when begin your own tank. Knowing what to purchase is essential before you start buying anything. Some of these supplies are a necessity while others simply make your tank look a lot nicer. This articl
In this piece of writing, we are on the subject of investigating what prompted water in the salt water tank to turn cloudy and a little bit misty. At the end of this small discussion, I hope you will be capable to find out the tips and things that you have to learn by heart.
There is a school of thought that the best way to raise fish eggs and larvae in captivity is to strip them from the holding female (vernacular for mother) and place them in an egg tumbler. An egg tumbler is a container that gently stirs the fish eggs and larvae, which is simply a reenactment of wha
Many new hobbyists go out a buy fish with not much consideration to what size it will grow and if it is right for their aquarium. Here is a short list of a few to avoid with a small "nano" type Aquarium and some factors to think about when buying fish.
Sick goldfish? Worried about goldfish aquarium water? Not sure your goldfish are healthy? Did you know that the most common problem is poor quality goldfish water? After you read this, you'll be clear about what you need to do.
It doesn't come from sharing hats or having heads too close together. And the school nurse won't be sending anyone home because of them ... but fish lice poses a serious problem for pet fish and even fish in the wild. How can you help your scaled friends from getting lice? It's easy.
Kuhli loaches have elongated eel-like, scale-less bodies. They commonly have alternating light and dark color bands circling the length of their bodies. The combination of shape and color bands make them resemble a snake more than a fish. They slither along the bottom of an aquarium much like a snak
Fish farming is gaining popularity as a way to save endangered species of fish, particularly the blue fin tuna. Farming carnivorous fish such as salmon and tuna is less efficient than raising omnivorous fish such as tilapia. The increasing demand for the more popular carnivorous species has made fa
Betta fighting fish are an easy to care for fish that can live in small glass bowls. Because the fish do not require extensive aquarium housing, they are a suitable pet for small spaces and younger children. Choosing a Betta involves deciding which type of Betta you prefer. Both fresh and salt water
The gorgeous array of colours that Bettas have now were non existent when the species was first found. It is believed that at least since the 1300's during the Sukhothai period, the people of Siam or Thailand as it is known today, had beensolely interested in these fish for their aggressive nat
The second tip is another one of those common sense rules of thumb that come with being a responsible pet owner. It's your job to make sure that the koi are receiving a balanced diet. You can purchase koi pellets with a range of benefits to ensure your fish are healthy.
Swim bladder disease occurs when the gas-filled sac located toward a fish's tail, called a swim bladder, is compromised by stomach distention, a bacterial infection or some trauma. Certain round-bodied fish are especially prone to swim bladder disease. There are a few options for treatment and preve
Many aquarists worry about how their freshwater aquarium will survive if they go on vacation. Having tropical freshwater fish tanks is supposed to add to your fun, not spoil it! Of course, I am not advocating to continually leave your fish tank aquariums - there is a responsibility attached to all p
Marsilea minuta is an aquatic fern. Its common name is the dwarf water clover, due to the four heart-shaped lobes that make up its leaves. True to its name, the dwarf water clover thrives in wet environments making it a suitable plant for a freshwater aquarium. Though not difficult to maintain, the
The pH scale is used to measure how acidic, alkaline or neutral your water is. The scale ranges from zero (most acidic) to 14 (most alkaline), with 7 being neutral. Most freshwater fish survive in a pH range of 6.4 to 7.8. PH can be tested for by using a standard water test kit. However, testing you
The swordtail has been selectively bred to increase its appeal for the aquarium owner. Swordtails come in an assortment of colors including orange, red, black, green, yellow and multi-colored varieties. Just like their cousin, the southern platyfish, the swordtail's prolific breeding has wreake