Fish Profile: Zebra Danio (Infographic) 2

Fish Profile: Zebra Danio (Infographic)
In this Fish Profile series, we'll be taking a closer look at the Zebra Danio (Brachydanio rerio). This post should cover almost everything that you should know about keeping this little beauties in your freshwater aquarium. There's a nice little infographic too because let's face it, some of us learn better with having "visual aids". ...

Tutorial: DIY Fish Feeder Using A Cellphone 3

Tutorial: DIY Fish Feeder Using A Cellphone
An automatic fish feeder is a great way to ensure that your fish are getting the food they need whenever they need it. It's a simple solution for when you're away and if you don't have friend or family to get help from.  There is a variety of fish feeders that you can buy at ...

Exclusive Giveaway: Win An EcoQube (Worth $238) 3

Exclusive Giveaway: Win An EcoQube (Worth $238)
Great news! We’ve got a special giveaway worth $238 waiting for you.. We recently got an overwhelming response (here on the blog and on social media) on our post on the EcoQube Desktop Aquarium here. Thank you! It’s no surprise as the product is great in itself. What other product allows you to grow plants ...

Tank Diaries: Guitarfish’s Aquavas Aquascape

Tank Diaries: Guitarfish's Aquavas Aquascape
It’s back! We’ve received a ton of requests to continue our Tank Diaries series which we first published back in 2013 with an awesome 180 Gallon Reef Build here. After all the requests, we’ve decided to bring it back and we’ve got a special one today too. Introducing Kris Weinhold from Guitarfish.org’s Aquavas Aquascape. Yup, ...

10 Easy LPS Corals for Reef Tank Beginners 2

10 Easy LPS Corals for Reef Tank Beginners
Corals encompass a broad and interesting range of species. Some of the most popular corals for beginners in the saltwater aquarium hobby include LPS corals; which is simply an acronym for large polyp stony corals. There are a few SPS corals (small polyp stony corals) that are also recommended for beginning enthusiasts, but these require ...

EcoQube: The Best Desktop Aquarium? 6

EcoQube: The Best Desktop Aquarium?
Imagine sitting at your desk or cubicle and seeing life around you. Most work spaces are dull and boring. They do not even have a plant to add some color. With the innovative EcoQube, you get the joy of a stunning desktop aquarium and plants all in one convenient aquatic ecosystem. The easy to maintain ...

10 Most Exotic Freshwater Fish 10

10 Most Exotic Freshwater Fish
If you’re looking to decorate your tank with wonderful exotic fish with bright and sparkling colors then keep on reading. There are several unique aquarium fish species to choose for beginner and advanced hobbyists. We are going to go over the 10 most exotic freshwater fish. Maybe you will be able to pick out a ...

4 Benefits of Having Aquatic Plants In Your Aquarium 4

4 Benefits of Having Aquatic Plants In Your Aquarium
A question that many may ask is, “why plants?” Well, think of plants as the underwater trees of aquatic ecosystems. In addition to natural décor, plants provide vital functions for aquariums as well. In planted aquariums, instead of trying to keep the fish happy, the focus shifts to keep the plants happy. If the plants ...

5 Best South American Cichlids for Beginners 3

5 Best South American Cichlids for Beginners
Cichlidae is a large family of fish containing more than 2,000 species. Many are found in pet stores, but with such a huge variety it can be hard to choose the right species for you. Some of the most popular species, like Oscars, are also some of the largest and require huge amounts of space ...

The Secret Formula for Curing Ich 3

The Secret Formula for Curing Ich
Ich is one of the most common aquarium fish diseases and is one you’ll likely encounter in your aquarium adventures. So, is there a secret formula to curing Ich? In today’s guest post, Kevin Liang, the inventor of the EcoQube has a little secret formula to share in curing Ich. *drumroll* This so called “secret” ...