Aquarium Scratch Removal: A How-To Guide 10

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 13

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 5

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 ...

Freshwater Aquarium Snails: Pests or Pets? 5

Freshwater Aquarium Snails: Pests or Pets?
When it comes to freshwater aquarium snails, there are many points of view to consider. There has been an ongoing debate as to whether or not aquarium snails should be seen as beneficial pets or destructive and troublesome pests. Here is some information that you should take into account before you decide to put snails ...

10 Most Colorful Freshwater Fish 29

10 Most Colorful Freshwater Fish
When you think about freshwater fish, brackish water and monotonous orange and white colored fish might come to mind. Clearly you haven’t discovered this post until now! If you are looking for ways to brighten up your freshwater aquarium, finding an eye-catching and colorful freshwater fish is easier than you might think, especially when you ...

Understanding Marine Aquarium Lighting 2

Understanding Marine Aquarium Lighting
When you look at a marine aquarium, you will see beautiful bright colored fish, rocks, reef aquaria and other underwater inhabitants showcased in a clean and well-lit glass or acrylic tank. A balanced, safe and viable marine aquarium requires stringent water quality monitoring and distinct marine aquarium lighting. If you are planning on setting up ...

DIY: How To Make Your Own Canister Filter 4

DIY: How To Make Your Own Canister Filter
One of the most important aspects of owning an aquarium is keeping the water as clean and healthy as possible, while keeping a good biological balance within the environment. Power filters do provide good filtration; however Canister Filters are essentially a better choice, as they allow for better mechanical and biological filtration than most power ...

5 Mistakes Newbies Make When Setting Up A Tropical Fish Tank 35

5 Mistakes Newbies Make When Setting Up A Tropical Fish Tank
Setting up a tropical fish tank is a great hobby, but many newcomers who enter this field have many myths and misconceptions floating around in their mind. If not cleared, these can be dangerous and even expensive when it comes to fish keeping. Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Prakash Ganguly from BettaLove.com. ...

Fish Profile: Zebra Danio

Fish Profile: Zebra Danio
The zebra danio is a popular freshwater aquarium fish which is also known as zebrafish and Striped Danio. It belongs to the Family Cyprinidae under Order Cypriniformes of Class Actinopterygii. It is native to Himalayan region and is found in parts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Burma. It commonly inhabits streams, canals, ditches, ponds ...

How to Acclimate Fish – Properly 1

How to Acclimate Fish - Properly
Properly acclimating new fish to your already established tank requires more than the simple ‘bag float’ method. Most people who have had fish tanks or aquariums of any sort have heard of floating the bag containing the new fish in your aquarium water; however that is only a fraction of what you should do to ...