7 Brackish Water Aquarium Basics You Should Know

7 Brackish Water Aquarium Basics You Should Know
If you’ve ever purchased a Dragon Goby, Colombian Shark Catfish, or Fiddler Crab for your freshwater tank and found that they never thrived, it’s because these (and many other “freshwater” fish and invertebrates) are actually brackish! A brackish set up can be very interesting in their own right and can be a good stepping stone ...

What Do Corals Say About Reef Aquarium Lighting?

What Do Corals Say About Reef Aquarium Lighting?
In today’s post, we’ll take a look at how to pick the right aquarium lighting system for the beautiful corals in your reef tank. However, this isn’t your typical article with technical aspects to consider but rather looking at it from a different perspective; by letting your aquarium inhabitants decide! This post is specially written ...

5 Best Betta Tank Mates

5 Best Betta Tank Mates
We’ve all had that thought. My tank looks so empty. Can I put anything in with my betta? Or will he attack them? The answer is not a steadfast rule, more of a guideline. We’ll explore the 5 best betta tank mates and whether or not bettas should be kept alone. In the wild, Betta ...

What’s The Best LED Grow Lights For Your Aquarium Plants?

What's The Best LED Grow Lights For Your Aquarium Plants?
Choosing the right LED grow lights for your aquarium plants might seem time consuming and challenging as there are many different options available in the market. Let’s find out if LEDs are powerful enough to grow plants and find out if they are better than the alternative aquarium grow lighting set ups. 1st generation LED ...

5 Most Popular Tetra Fish Types 5

5 Most Popular Tetra Fish Types
Tetras make up the most popular groups of fish for small freshwater home aquariums. They are the most requested fish because you can get a large variety of colorful active and hardy Tetra fish types, and have them all in a freshwater aquarium full of other tank mates. They are inexpensive, friendly, easy to feed ...

5 Benefits of Having An Aquarium Wavemaker

5 Benefits of Having An Aquarium Wavemaker
Wavemakers have been available to aquarium owners for years now, but many owners aren’t aware of the multiple benefits of these simple and affordable pieces of equipment. To help you understand why these machines are so useful, here are the top five benefits that a wavemaker can offer your aquarium: 1. It helps fish stay ...

11 Easy Low Light Corals For Beginners 1

11 Easy Low Light Corals For Beginners
Keeping corals in a healthy aquarium might make beginner saltwater aquarists a bit nervous but with recent technology and knowledge about how to be successful with these beautiful creatures, it’s easy even for beginners to keep corals in a saltwater aquarium. There are many easy to care for and hardy low light corals that are ...

Aquarium Scratch Removal: A How-To Guide 2

Aquarium Scratch Removal: A How-To Guide
In the course of owning an aquarium, most likely during a cleaning, a scratch might occur on the aquarium’s glass or acrylic surface. Depending on how noticeable it is, it might be something you decide to ignore, or something you want to get fixed. Thankfully, most scratches in glass and acrylic are reasonably easy to ...

LED Aquarium Lighting: The Buyer’s Guide 5

LED Aquarium Lighting: The Buyer's Guide
Yup, it is time to learn all about LED Aquarium Lighting! Yeay! If you have not heard about the benefits of using LED lighting for you aquarium then you are definitely in the right place. LED lighting is becoming one of the most popular choices for aquarium hobbyists. Aquarium LED lighting can be used in ...

Aquarium Fish Food Types and Nutrition 3

Aquarium Fish Food Types and Nutrition
As you may expect, different fish have different diets. Commercial foods contain more nasty things than you may know about, and some fish have very specific dietary requirements. So how do you choose what food to feed? This in-depth article covers it all. (Including those hard to pronounce things on the ingredients list you don’t ...