Common Beginner Mistakes When Starting a New Aquarium

Beginning hobbyist fish keepers can make some common beginner mistakes when starting a new aquarium. Here are some pitfalls to avoid. Starting Too Small With the availability of mini-aquarium packages, it’s become appealing to go small. However, for beginners, choosing a small aquarium is courting Read More …

Maintaining Proper Water Quality in the Home Aquarium

Maintaining water quality is fundamental to aquarium fish health. Aquarium hobbyists are faced with the unique challenge of maintaining an aquatic environment capable of sustaining life. Poor water quality creates stressful and toxic conditions that weaken even robust fish. Improper growth, lack of coloration, susceptibility Read More …

Aquarium Fish Diseases and Treatments

Introduction to aquarium fish diseases and treatments. There are literally hundreds of afflictions that can effect the health of your fish. The most common maladies seen in home aquarium are usually either bacterial or parasitic in origin. Fungal infections are also sometimes seen, and occasionally Read More …

Guppies

Fancy Guppy, Millions Fish Family: Poeciliidae Fancy Guppies are the best known and most popular aquarium fish–and no two look the same! Guppies, Poecilia reticulata, also known as Millions Fish, are an all-time favorite of both beginning and experienced fish keepers. Their coloration is as Read More …

Setting Up Freshwater Aquarium – Guide to a Happy, Healthy Freshwater Aquarium

Choosing the Right Freshwater Aquarium Although it is important to choose an aquarium that you think will look good in your living room, there are other equally important considerations that affect the ongoing expense as well as the health of the inhabitants! In general we Read More …