Step by step start up. Setting up your freshwater tropical fish tank

  This section I will use to explain some of the equipment that I have gotten. Click on any thumbnail for more and larger pictures. Otto 450 canister filter:¬†450-gal/hr. pump. 30 watts...

Step by step start up. Setting up your freshwater tropical fish tank

  Starter fish To be truthful there is no such thing as a starter fish. Fish are all susceptible to new tank syndrome and ammonia. Do not listen to sales guys who tell...

Your First Cichlid Aquarium

So you're thinking about trying cichlids. A good choice. In this article I shall try to give a few examples of good cichlid aquariums that are suitable for beginners. I've tried...

Step by step start up. Setting up your freshwater tropical fish tank

  Introduction   Water its just H2O right? Two hydrogen molecules to one oxygen molecule. The most common of all elements on our planet but put it in an aquarium tank and try to...

My First Tanganyikan aquarium set-up, Article 16 on the care, upkeep and maintenance of...

My First Tanganyikan set-up. By:¬†Charlie Hatcher   I first became interested in these fish late in 1999, when I saw an article about breeding Neolamprologus Multifasciatus. "Photo/Map copyrighted by Ad Konings and Cichlid Press (www.cichlidpress.com)" I...

Step by step start up. Setting up your freshwater tropical fish tank

Introduction Picking the right filter is a hard choose because there are so many to choose from. Especially for a new person to the hobby. The hardest thing for me was knowing...

Step by step start up. Setting up your freshwater tropical fish tank

  Before you begin Cleaning everything before using:First thing you must do in setting up the tank is to clean everything. Driftwood should soak for at least 2 to 3 days. Rocks...

Building a DIY Background for your aquarium

  Building a DIY Background A couple weeks back a friend of mine decided he no longer wanted his fishtank. Being the good friend I am I told him I would be more...

Pearl Danio, Danio albolineatus Profile – Care, Maintenance & Breeding

This profile was written by Bunny an active contributor to the site.       Danio albolineatus   Overview: An elegant, visually-stunning and easy to care for fish. The ideal community fish, schooling peacefully among small catfish, livebearers,...

Reef Tanks Setup: A Complete Guide for Beginners

Are reef tanks set up possible for beginners to accomplish? Of course, it is! In the past, people thought of saltwater aquariums as something mysterious and too ambitious for beginning aquarists. The...

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