In an aquatic environment like a simulated ecosystem in an aquarium, many parasites flourish. Some of the most destructive creatures that can be found in a fish tank are vermetid snails. Thus, controlling their growth or eradicating them is an essential move for the health of your collection.
Reef tanks can be pretty intimating for a newcomer. LPS Corals are the big show stoppers in the tank with their colors and their varieties, but not all LPS corals are created equally. Some of these corals are difficult to keep, but we have a list of corals here that you can safely pick from if you are looking to get into coral keeping.
Having a pet is one of the best things, especially if that pet is a fish. These creatures are silent, beautiful, and some of them are great for pest control. Although it might seem like fish are easy to care for, there are a lot of species
An African Cichlid Tank in my opinion have always been an underrated aquarium. Usually many hobby or pet owners will look to freshwater community or saltwater tanks, but an African Cichlid tank offers the great balance of ease of a freshwater tank along with the vivid colors of a saltwater aquarium.
Algae scrubbers are finally starting to pick up mainstream acceptance in the Reefkeeping community! As someone who has advocated, for many years it great to see them more widely accepted. There is still a lot of skepticism in the industry though and many store still push other products and solution. I created this article below so you can see the differences between an Algae Scrubber (AKA Algae Turf Scrubber) and other solutions like there. Let’s get started.
Hi Aquarium Keepers! Today we have a guest post from Stella Coleridge who is a specialist on Freshwater Planted Tank Aquascaping. I don’t really cover freshwater topics much, but I the freshwater planted community is very fascinating and can have some crazy good looking setups. So without further ado here is Stella’s Post
This is a list of 55 words of wisdom I have been thinking about for some time. Each one of these things can be a post on its own but I feel placing these all on a single post is a great reference to anyone starting out the hobby or wants reminders on general advice on reefing.
Saltwater fish are beautiful fish. A number of us get into the hobby loving the site of these fish in public aquariums or seeing a friend’s aquarium. We have compiled a list of the 10 most beautiful fish for saltwater aquariums.
As we saw in our previous post, the Emerald Crab was rated the #1 algae eater in a saltwater aquarium. I wanted to dive in deeper in this post about this crab and why this crab is a great addition to your saltwater tank. I’m going to break this post down Q A style for simplicity:
In this post I’m going to highlight the Pulsing Xenia – one of the most unique soft corals available, but also a coral that needs to have a warning label for anyone looking to put one in their tank.
Fish tanks are expensive. It can be very discouraging for a newcomer wants to get involved in something like a saltwater tank and then finds out how expensive the hobby is to get started. Is there such thing as cheap fish tanks? There definitely is if you know where to look and are patient to wait for good deal.
When it comes to beauty and exotic fish, many hobbyists point to saltwater fish. However, there are a variety of exotic freshwater fish available in the hobby today. If you are looking for one of a kind exotic freshwater fish with unique features or incredible colors, then keep on reading.