If you’ve just brought home a water sprite or are thinking of having one, you may be wondering how to care for it. With the proper knowledge and equipment, caring for your water sprite is simple! There are so many different types of aquarium plants available today that choosing the right one for your aquascape can be a bit daunting. Water Sprite is an great option for many aquarists both experienced and new to the hobby.
Betta fish — or Siamese fighting fish — are the colorful, beautiful freshwater friend that any true hobbyist wants to see in their tank.
They’re glorious to look at, yet, what is there to know
Here are three quick facts:
Betta fish’s tails come in different shapes. They can live up to 2 years
Now, for one burning question: do betta fish enjoy ghost shrimp sharing a tank with them?
Have you recently purchased a cherry barb? Great choice! This fish is one of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish and with good reason. They are brightly colored, easy to care for, and add life to any tank. The cherry barb has been ranked as one of the best beginner fish for people who are just starting out in the hobby of fishkeeping. This blog post will cover everything you need to know about keeping your cherry barb happy and healthy! Read on to find out more about this amazing little fish!
Today, I’m going to drop a bomb on you that would solve the greatest mystery of limnologists. Well, not limnologists, but many of the true freshwater enthusiasts. And that is, explaining the exact differences between a lake and a pond.
Honestly and scientifically, there’s no apparent difference between a lake and a pond. A pond is a small lake, and a lake is a large pond.
The Amano shrimp is one of the best kept secrets in the world of aquarium enthusiasts. They are a peaceful, low maintenance species that can be added to any freshwater tank and will thrive for years without trouble. In this article we will go over everything you need to know about Amano shrimp care so that your new addition lives up to its full potential!
From the Dutch Aquascape to the Dutch Reefing system to legendary manufacturers like Eheim, Europe has filled our hobby with quality and innovation. Aquael is a company that has been in the industry for over 40 years. They specialize in aquarium products, and their experience shows. The Aquael Multikani 800 filter is designed to be very versatile and work well with tanks of all sizes. It’s also easy to set up, maintain, and use! Read on below for our full review on this product.
Let’s be honest, backyard ponds look beautiful with all vegetation and aquatic life swirling in circles gracefully. But it’s the pond maintenance that demands arduous hours of labor.
Most pond hobbyists are aware of the fact that an unhealthy pond means an unhealthy ecosystem that is dangerous and detrimental to you and the environment. Therefore, it’s imperative that you do your research and homework before creating your own, beautiful garden ponds.
When you first bring home your new Oranda goldfish, it can be overwhelming with all the things you have to do. You may worry about how much water to change each week and what kind of food to feed them. But don’t fret! I’m here to help!
I’ll teach you everything there is about caring for your Oranda goldfish – from tank size requirements and the best type of food, to proper feeding techniques and even a few tips on breeding fish. So get ready because we are about dive deep into this fascinating Goldfish!
The formation of pond scum begins on the sides and builds up from the rocky bottom. When algae gets uncontrolled, it produces oxygen that makes it buoyant, and it floats to the surface of your pond. As a result, slimy and gruesome scum develops that usually clings to the ponds’ wall or filters, making them impossible to remove. Once the algae grow aggressively, it messes up with your pond ecosystem and overwhelms the pond’s surface.
In this article, I’ll discuss the causes of pond scum, types of different algae, and preventive measures to control pond scum in your garden ponds.
Building the pond from scratch is a fun process, especially when it comes to choosing the best pond fish. There are a variety of fish species that can thrive in ponds, ranging from exotic koi fish to pond fish that look like sharks!
However, while choosing your pond fish, it’s vital to determine whether the fish would adapt to to the conditions of your area’s climate during winter. That’s because many aquarium fish are tropical and rarely do well in ponds, and vice versa. Other pond fish also get large and may not be suited for smaller ponds.
Do you have a pond in your backyard? Or maybe, you just love goldfish and want to learn more about them! Either way, this blog post is for you! With beautiful colorful spots and long, flowing fins, the Shubunkin Goldfish is a pretty addition to your aquarium or pond. They have lively personalities, are social with other fish, and are easy to care for as well.
This guide will give you all the information you need to know about caring for these fish including feeding requirements, tank size requirements, compatibility with other types of fish, and more!
How long do Koi Fish live?
If you’re a new Koi keeper who wants to buy Koi for your garden pond because it has a life expectancy of around 100+ years, you may be in for a surprise!
Contrary to belief, the life expectancy of Koi fish depends on keeper to keeper. So, there’s no one answer to, “How long do Koi live?”. I’ll explain.