We analyzed the number of Tripadvisor reviews1 that contained words such as ‘beautiful,’ ‘breathtaking,’ and ‘picturesque’ for 175 public aquariums across America. Each was then ranked based on the percentage of reviews containing these beauty keywords, to determine America’s most eye-catching aquariums.
Betta fish are awesome pets that can live for many years if given the right care. Their beautiful fins and spunky personality make them fascinating to watch, and a well-planned aquarium can make a great display feature in your home or office.
Are you setting up a new aquarium? If so, this guide is just for you! Relax, get comfortable, and read along to learn about 10 popular types of fish tanks you can set up and some important information about the different sizes, shapes, and materials to choose from.
In this blog, I’ve covered a lot about maintaining water quality and ideal tank water requirements for your fish. But, today I’ll talk about rather serious issues, i.e., dealing with water hardness. We’ll also discuss general hardness gh and carbonate hardness. Also, how does hard water affect your aquatic plants and livestock.
Ever wondered how starfish, those beautifully unique creatures of the ocean, manage to eat? Their mysterious feeding habits and peculiar anatomy have long fascinated ocean enthusiasts. In this blog post, we’ll dive into the fascinating world of starfish diets and unveil the secrets of their anatomy, various diets in the ocean and aquariums, the specific diets of different species, and even how baby starfish eat! Hold on tight as we embark on an underwater journey to explore the incredible world of “what do starfish eat.”
Are you worried your betta fish might be sick? Well, you’ve come to the right place. This article covers common betta fish diseases, how to prevent them, and what to do if your fish gets sick. So read on to learn everything you need to know about 11 illnesses in betta fish. It might just save a life!
An air stone is something that diffuses air that is being pumped into your aquarium through an air pump. They are small and often blue or black in color and come in all shapes and sizes. And for such a little piece of equipment, there sure is a lot of misleading information on them floating around.
So if you’re serious about understanding what these devices are and why they are the one piece of equipment that should be in every tank, even if you just have a planted tank, then read on as I will be revealing some seriously important facts and killing a few fishy myths about air stones.
Are you looking to get a new aquarium? Choosing the right size for your space, and the fish you want to keep is extremely important, and that’s why I’m writing this practical guide. We’ll take a look at the standard tank sizes, their measurements, and the pros and cons of each of the aquarium sizes we overview.
Whether you have freshwater aquariums or saltwater tanks, aquarium nitrates are the ultimate bane of an aquarist’s life.However, in this article, I’ll shed some light on what nitrates actually are, and how high nitrate levels of nitrate influence your tank water.
Brown algae is a common problem in aquariums and one that can leave aquarists frustrated and worried. This type of algae shows up as a brown layer over just about any type of surface. But is bad for your tank? and what can you do to remove it?
In this article, we’ll go in-depth to learn everything you need to know about brown algae in fish tanks and how to keep it under control.
These conditions can be found in various aquatic habitats, including blackwater rivers, swamps, and floodplains. Blackwater fish are often brightly colored and have distinctive patterns, and they are popular among aquarists for their beauty and the unique challenges of keeping them in captivity.
Blackwater fish are acid-loving freshwater fish that typically prefer water with an acidic pH of 6.5 or lower, and they require a specialized diet that includes live or frozen foods. They also require a well-planted tank with plenty of hiding places and good filtration to maintain water quality.
Your Betta Fish losing color is stressful to your fish and to you as a pet owner. There are several reasons why it may happen. One common cause is stress. Betta fish are sensitive creatures and can become stressed in response to a variety of stimuli. Changes in their environment, such as moving to a new tank or introducing new tankmates, can be stressful for bettas. Poor water quality, such as high levels of ammonia or chlorine, can also cause stress in bettas. Stress can manifest in a variety of ways, including a loss of color.
In this article, we will discuss 7 common reasons why your betta might be losing color.