Aquarium Grass

10 Best Aquarium Grass Species For Your Planted Tank

It’s hard to not be impressed by an aquarium with a thick carpet of bright green grass plants covering the bottom of the tank. Many beginners start with other plants like java ferns and java moss, before working their way up to carpeting plants. The fact is that growing a green carpet of plants at the bottom of your aquarium is something anyone can do with the right species and knowledge.

View full article →

Best Internal Aquarium Filter

The 7 Best Internal Aquarium Filters Of 2024 [Reviewed & Tested]

Are you looking for get an internal filter? There are great internal filters and there are really bad ones. This is the one filter in the hobby that gets overlooked and talked down to. I’m one of those people guilty of it as I’ve actively prompted canister and power filters over these. However, they have their purposes. My goal today is to help you determine the best internal aquarium filter for you.

View full article →

Montipora Coral Care

Montipora Coral Care – A Complete Guide

Do you want to know all about Montipora coral care? If so, this blog post is for you! We cover all the basics in order to keep your corals happy and healthy. There are many different types of Montipora that exist today; however, they all require the same basic care. We’ll cover everything from lighting requirements, parameters, and placement. Don’t worry, it’s easy as 1-2-3! Let’s dive in!

View full article →

Fish For A 5 Gallon Tank

Fish For A 5 Gallon Tank – 10+ Great Choices (With Pictures)

Are you looking for ideas on which fish to put in your 5-gallon tank? Choosing fish for this aquarium size can take some planning because there aren’t that many species that will do well in such a small tank.

In this article, I’ll introduce you to 13 of the best fish and shrimp species that you can keep in your 5-gallon aquarium and give you some good advice on setting up and maintaining your nano tank. So let’s get started!

View full article →

Bottom Feeder Fish

9 Of The Best Bottom Feeder Fish For Your Aquarium

In this article, we’re talking all about bottom feeders, and I don’t mean that as an insult! Bottom feeder fish fill an important role in the home aquarium. On top of that, these fascinating fish look great and often have awesome personalities too.

So let’s get started learning all about the best types of bottom-feeder fish for your aquarium and how to care for them.

View full article →

SPS Coral Types

SPS Coral Types – An Intro To SPS Reefkeeping

Small polyp stony (SPS) corals are the end goal for many reef hobbyists. In the wild, these corals, like the impressive staghorn coral, define marine ecosystems and house a plethora of life on the reef. In the aquarium, they can bring the same color and depth to the tops of rockwork that other large polyp stony (LPS) corals and soft corals cannot.

However, SPS corals are regarded as the most challenging species of coral to keep in the home aquarium setting. While it is true that they are more difficult than other types of common coral, they are not completely out of reach for more serious hobbyists.

View full article →

How To Get Rid Of Aiptasia

How To Get Rid Of Aiptasia – Control, Prevention, & Removal

If you’re keeping live rock or corals in a reef tank, Aiptasia are bound to appear in your system at one point or another. These pest anemones can quickly take over saltwater fish tanks and can be very difficult to remove. They can also injure other corals and sting nearby fish in the process of removal.

Hobbyists have been fighting the battle against Aiptasia for decades, and luckily, several solutions have been found to eradicate Aiptasia once and for all.

View full article →

Fishless Cycling

The Ultimate Guide to Fishless Cycling

In this blog post, you’ll learn all about the process of fishless cycling. What is it? How does it work? Why would you do it? Don’t worry! It’s not as complicated as it sounds!

Let me help to guide you through the process and answer any questions that come up along the way. I’ll share some tips for success with each step so your tank will be clean, healthy, and ready for fish in no time!

View full article →

Green Star Polyp Care

Green Star Polyp Care – A Complete Guide

When it comes to Green Star Polyp Care, there usually isn’t much to it. The main thing is learning how fast it grows, where to place it, and how to control it. It can grow quite large if given the right conditions and some reefers have event used them to create a wall of corals!

Today’s post is all about the Green Star Poly. Come find out all there is to know about this beautiful creature with our complete guide on how best to take care of your Green Star Polyp.

View full article →

Nano Fish

Nano Fish – 21 Amazing fish (With Pictures)

One of the most popular trends in the modern fishkeeping hobby is nano fish and nano aquariums. It might sound more like robotics than aquatics, but the term nano really refers to miniature fishkeeping in small aquariums.

This is a really fascinating side of the hobby and something that all aquarists should try. In this article, I’ll provide you with all the basics you need to know about nano fishkeeping and introduce 21 amazing nano fish for your home aquarium.

View full article →