Water Change Math, OTS And Other Mismatches Between Tank and Source Water

This note assumes that you have read the note on what OTS is itself as well as the article on general Water Change Math, if you have not yet read those,...

Aquarium Microbes: Part 2: Other small critters

In part 1, I talked about the bacteria that handle the nitrogenous wastes from the fish. Fine, ammonia is dangerous in tanks. But ammonia is just one waste product. What about...

Aquarium Microbes Part 2: Other small critters

In part 1, I talked about the bacteria that handle the nitrogenous wastes from the fish. Fine, ammonia is dangerous in tanks. But ammonia is just one waste product. What about all...

Aquarium Microbes Part 1: Nitrification

What do you keep in your tanks? A big school of Tetras? A pair of Cichlids? A few billion bacteria? Don’t gag. The "bugs" are the most numerous things in our tanks...

New Tank Syndrome, NTS

  There are all but constant questions on the boards relating the trials, tribulations, and assorted woes associated with a newly set aquarium. Very few novice tank-keepers have any realistic concept of...

Old Tank Syndrome in the aquarium, What is it, and what do we do...

At the other end of the line from  "New Tank Syndrome" (NTS)  is its opposite, "Old Tank Syndrome" (OTS). OTS can take several forms, a couple of which we will briefly examine...

Aquarium Links

I will list here all aquatic personal / professional home pages that I have found to be helpful, pleasing and informative. Each link will have a brief description of the...

Large map of the African rift lakes area

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Lifespans of over 150 tropical fish and inverts. Article 99 on the care, upkeep...

Lifespans of over 150 tropical fish and inverts By: Bunny Oshinsky While this chart doesn't read as an article, I thought it would present best as a big, easy-to-read/search list posted in the articles...

Our Aquarium: How it all began, Article 46 on the care, upkeep and maintenance...

When I was a kid, I loved animals, any and all animals. I did everything I could to watch them, be with them, be near them, care for them, but NEVER...

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