To Quarantine or Not To Quarantine – that is the question. This topic comes about with confusion and complexity because many new hobbyists do not know how to quarantine fish. The video below discusses part 1 of my video series (stay tune for the next parts in the future!).Today’s post is all about why we Quarantine and the various methods.
Unfortunately, dinoflagellates quickly become a nuisance in an aquarium environment.
Dinoflagellates quickly overrun the surface in your aquarium because there is no specific ecosystem for them to survive. Depending on the conditions, dinoflagellates can multiply up to a million cells in one milliliter of water in just a short period of time. The bigger the population, a higher chance that it will make the water toxic and can kill other life form inside your tank. So, it’s important to control dinoflagellate population as early as possible before it occupies every space inside your aquarium.
The Royal Gramma has been a mainstay in many reef tanks for many years. Its scientific name is Gramma loreto and it hails from the Caribbean. This fish really packs it all. They are work in most aquariums due to their compact size, they are very hardy, and generally very peaceful.
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
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.
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.
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.
Do you have a stressful life, high blood pressure, insomnia? Studies have shown that aquarium may provide significant health benefits to you. Studies go back as far as the 80’s have shown that gazing at aquarium fish reduces stress and subsequently lowers blood pressure. It’s no wonder why it is a common site to see aquariums in doctors and dentist lobbies – they have known about the stress reliving benefits for years!
An Aquarium stand can come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and materials. In any aquarium, an the stand is an integral piece of a complete setup. This is particularly importantly in a saltwater aquarium due to the fact that the vast majority of hobbyists will place a sump in the stand so the stand will function at the back-end operations of the aquarium. This article should provide you some in-depth detail the 5 things you should know about an aquarium stand so you can make the best decision for your aquarium.
Owning a successful aquarium depends greatly on the time of time spent planning and researching the setup for the fish and/or corals you choose to have. There are a large number of choices when it comes to tank selection. This article should provide you some in-depth detail on saltwater fish tank selection and what to look for when purchasing an aquarium.