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!
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!
Is your fish showing signs that they are sick? Or does something just not seem right in your fish? Fish too can get sick. The most common reason that your fish could be sick is due to parasites. Your fish can have both internal and external parasites, causing them to have issues. They can also be afflicted with fungal, bacterial, or viral infections.
Dealing with a cloudy fish tank? If you have dealt with this, you will know it is one of the most frustrating things that can happen in the fish tank hobby. I get your pain, as I have been in the hobby for over 25 years. While the problem is not as common in the saltwater tank side, it is far more common for fresh water tanks.
Have you come to this post wondering if your fish has Marine Velvet? I feel your pain if you have. In my over 25 years of experience, Marine Velvet is the most common disease tank crasher in the hobby. It strikes fast, kills fast, and most people aren’t prepared for it. It’s the one disease I fear the most in my saltwater aquarium. In fact, it is labeled one of the deadly three in my how to quarantine saltwater fish post.
Looking for the best place to buy fish online? I get this asked to me a lot and it brings back memories when I started out in the saltwater tank hobby back in the early 90s. Back then you just went to the local fish store to get your fish, live plants, and corals. I remember there was a store called Flying Fish Express and me trying to myself how crazy this is that you can get a fish shipped to you overnight.
Neocaridina davidi, also called Cherry Shrimp is an ornamental shrimp that originated from Taiwan and lives in a freshwater tank. Cherry shrimps are a fascinating invert species living in their fantasy. They are gentle and always engrossed in their small, beautiful world.
In this guide, we’ll discuss everything you should know about Cherry shrimps care, from their behavior, appearance, habitat, feeding, breeding and more. But, firstly, let’s dive into a brief overview of this wonderful shrimp.
Did you come to this post wanting to learn about proper reef tanks setup? If so, you are in for a treat today. I’m going to use my 25 years in saltwater tank keeping experience to guide you through everything you need to get yourself started on the right foot. I’ve been involved in saltwater tanks since I was 11 and throughout my experience I have setup various saltwater fish only and reef tanks.
The biggest issue when it comes to reef tanks is there are so many opinions on what is best. I founded this site with the goal of simplifying the hobby so the beginner than thrive. That is my mission to this day because I still see that reef tanks are intimating for many. Let’s first start off with an overview then go into the details
Looking for the best aquarium dosing pump? It is common to have a lot of buyer anxiety when it comes to buying one. After all, you just graduated into the next level of reefing when you start considering a dosing pump. It is the gateway to advanced reef tanks like LPS and SPS dominated tanks and getting into coral fragging.
Aquarium heaters are one of the more essential, yet more fail prone piece of equipment that you can add to your aquarium. The vast majority of us in the aquarium keeping hobby keep fish that require tropical temperatures so a heater is a must.
There are many heaters out on the market and it is very easy to just select a cheap aquarium heater and think you are good to go. The best aquarium heaters are not fail prone, built very well, and will heat your aquarium safety. I will go over the best aquarium heaters and also talk about glass vs titanium heaters. I will also talk about fail safes and how to prevent a tank disaster if a aquarium heater fails (and also what usually fails). Let’s get started!
Having your aquarium run automatically is a dream for many fish tank owners. Every wants a device that can automate many of the mandate tasks of fish and coral keeping. What if I told you that such devices exist today? They in fact do exist, and many do an excellent job of making your aquarium keeping life easier than ever before! They are called aquarium controllers and the technology is now over 10 years old and mature in our industry. But what is the Best Aquarium Controller? There are a number in the market now and they require a lot of research and development to create a long-standing product.
Starting up a planted tank for the first time can be intimating for a beginner. You see all these wonderful photos of incredible aquascapes and see videos of others using high end CO2 systems. It makes it seem it may take lots of money and expertise to create a stunning planted tank. Some of you have visited here looking to add a few plants to add variety in your aquarium. Today’s post, I’m going to go over the best beginner aquarium plants that anyone can try out and be successful today.