5 Best Aquarium UV Sterilizers 3

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, ...

DIY: How To Reseal Your Aquarium 4

DIY: How To Reseal Your Aquarium
Do you have a leak in your aquarium? Looking for ways to do it for cheap? Not to worry, today we’ll take a look at how easy resealing your aquarium really is (or can be). It may look like a daunting task at first but once you break it down, it’s quite simple really. This ...

Tank of The Month Roundup Series 2014 2

Tank of The Month Roundup Series 2014
We would like to start the year with a happy note on how great the past year had been for HomeAquaria.com. Whatever we have accomplished, we owe much to our subscribers and all the indefatigable aquaria hobbyists out there who are always ready to share to the world their beautiful works of art/science – their ...

Fish Profile: Kuhli Loach

Fish Profile: Kuhli Loach
The Kuhli Loach is a small eel-like freshwater popular aquarium fish which belongs to the family Cobitidae under Order Cypriniformes of Class Actinopterygii. It is also known as Coolie Loach, Prickly Eye, giant coolie loach, slimy loach and leopard loach. It originates from Southeast Asia that is indigenous to the streams of Borneo, Java, western ...

DIY: 5 Simple Fish Food Recipes 3

DIY: 5 Simple Fish Food Recipes
A happy and satisfying tank life for your fish friends will not be possible without your love and attention. After all, pet ownership comes with responsibilities, like feeding them and making sure their habitation is well-maintained. But if you really want your swimming creatures to be happy and healthy, you can go beyond giving them ...

Fish Profile: Bloodfin Tetra 2

Fish Profile: Bloodfin Tetra
The Bloodfin Tetra is a popular freshwater aquarium fish which belongs to the family Characidae under Order Characiformes of Class Actinopterygii. It is also known as True Bloodfin, Glass Bloodfin, Red Finned Tetra. The Bloodfin tetra is a benthopelagic species that is native to the Río Paraná basin in South America. It inhabits in streams, ...

5 Best Aquarium Chillers 2

5 Best Aquarium Chillers
Have you checked your tank’s temperature lately? If you’ve installed a new lighting system in your room or in your aquarium, or if there’s a sudden heat-spell in your area (usually happens during summer months), chances are the temperature of the water for your fish is no longer suitable to keep your precious pets alive ...

6 Best Aquarium Heaters For Your Fish Tank 6

6 Best Aquarium Heaters For Your Fish Tank
Aquarium heaters are essential equipment for your freshwater and saltwater aquariums. The rule of thumb is, the ratio between heater wattage and aquarium size should be about 3 to 5 watts for each gallon to keep your fish happy and healthy. So let’s say, for example, a 50-watt heater will heat properly for an aquarium ...

Essential Aquarium Water Test Kits

Essential Aquarium Water Test Kits
The quality of water in an aquarium is very much like the quality of air we breathe. Like us, all marine life requires that their environment fall within a certain range in order to maintain health and life. When it falls out of that range in one way or another it affects health and eventually, ...

Infographic: Saltwater vs Freshwater Tanks 2

Infographic: Saltwater vs Freshwater Tanks
Fish are exquisite, aquatic animals that are not only beautiful to behold, but also known to have therapeutic effects, well! If you’re toying with the idea of investing in fish, but still mulling over your fish tank options, the very first step lies in determining the age ole’ quandary: Saltwater or Freshwater? Selecting a freshwater ...