7 Aquarium Filter Types You Should Know

7 Aquarium Filter Types You Should Know
There are many types of aquarium filters on the market today. Each one has a designated design for one’s preference. There are some basics that we need to learn about first such as the size of the aquarium versus the filter size and type along with the three types of filtration that occur in an ...

Aquarium Maintenance: Surviving a Power Outage

Aquarium Maintenance: Surviving a Power Outage
The worse thing that can happen to any home aquarium is a power outage. Whether it is an hour or multiple days, it can create havoc and possibly kill your fish if the correct steps are not taken during a power failure. This might even have a beginner hobbyist think that having an aquarium is ...

Tank of the Month Roundup – March 2014

Tank of the Month Roundup – March 2014
Pride and honor come occasionally in a person’s life and that’s the reason home aquaria keepers should really savor every moment and make the best out of being selected as Tank of the Month. Here at homeaquaria.com, we make sure winners of TOTM are given recognition twice over by having this TOTM round up. Salute ...

Aquascaping Techniques: From Beginner To Advanced

Aquascaping Techniques: From Beginner To Advanced
Have you been thinking of getting into the world of aquascaping? Confused on where to start? In this post I will try to go over all the different aquascaping techniques from the very beginner to the more advanced with the hopes that after reading this post, you would be able to find one that fits ...

How To Increase Aquarium pH – Naturally!

How To Increase Aquarium pH - Naturally!
As a follow up to my previous post 4 Simple Ways to Lower Aquarium pH Naturally, I’m writing this article to help you understand why pH levels of your water suddenly dip and how to increase it to normal levels – naturally. Yes, it happens to almost all home aquaria owners. You thought everything’s fine ...

Tank of the Month Roundup – January 2014

Tank of the Month Roundup - January 2014
In the month of January, we saw a parade of great-looking tanks on the Web as they were featured on top aquarium websites that gave ample site space for those long articles about their chosen Tank of the Month. Here we’re giving a more concise– and easy to read– round up of four featured tanks ...

Review: BiOrb Flow Aquarium

Review: BiOrb Flow Aquarium
Having fish as pets is something that many people across the globe love doing. However, there are also a group of people that wish to jump into the hobby but get scared away – they simply think that it is too much work. Yes, keeping the tank clean and managing the water can feel like ...

Fish Profile: Black Molly 2

Fish Profile: Black Molly
The Short-Finned Molly (Poecilia sphenops), also known as the Black Molly or Common Molly, is a very popular aquarium fish native to Mexico. Their hardiness and wide range of colors makes these fish a good choice for beginners. There are many different varieties of the Short-Finned Molly, including Dalmatian, Lyre-tail harlequin, platinum, gold dust and ...

5 Best Aquarium UV Sterilizers 1

5 Best Aquarium UV Sterilizers
In the movie Finding Nemo, the Tank Gang worked all night to make their aquarium green and dirty but was completely surprised to find their tank squeaky clean in the morning. How did that happen? Well, Peach, the Starfish, gave a factual answer – it’s a UV Sterilizer! Indeed, this machine that eradicates algae, fungi, ...

Fish Profile: Catalina Goby

Fish Profile: Catalina Goby
The Catalina Goby, also known as the Blue-Banded Goby, is a very popular saltwater aquarium fish native to dense kelp forests in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Its natural habitat ranges from the Gulf of California, Mexico to Ecuador and northern Peru. It is found in deep (around 76 m) coastal waters and utilizes small rocky ...