Importing Tropical Fish to the USA (Rules Summary)

Importing tropical fish to the USA can be a challenging and rewarding experience. Unless you have a surplus of time and money, importing fish is a commercial-level enterprise. It is more efficient...

Fishless Cycling: Creating Healthy Environment For Tank Inhabitants

Fishless cycling is man's safest approach to keeping an aquarium-raised fish healthy. In the wild, natural phenomena in the ecosystem like rainfall or soil bacteria tackle excess ammonia. However, the fishless...

So you’re considering getting an algae-eater for your aquarium, Article 48 on the care,...

So you're considering getting an algae-eating critter for your tank? By: Holly Harrington   Probably all of us with an aquarium has - at least once -- peered into our tank, seen the green/brown/black dots,...

Marisa Cornurieties and Planorbidae Ramshorn Snails

Marisa cornurieties and planorbidae ramshorn snails By: Debra   These steps were compiled from forum posts and excerpts from Badman's Tropical fish website and put together in this form by Debra. Thank you! The term ramshorn...

Temperature, tanks and young guppies, Article 6 on the care, upkeep and maintenance of...

Temperature, tanks and young gupps By: Chris McKay. (From The Guppy Roundtable, November, 1970) sent by Sherri, tps@tca.net Back in 1968 1 ran an experiment on temperature and young gupps. I split a dropping of fry... kept...

Breeding Betta Splendens

Breeding betta splendens By: Kick   I have kept and bred Bettas for quite some time. Many Betta keepers have asked me over and over on the correct way to do this for a successful...

Housing Monsters, some thoughts on keeping these tank busters in your home aquarium, Article...

  Whether you did this on purpose or by accident, you suddenly find yourself in possession of a fish with a the nick name "tank buster". Congratulations you own a monster. Is...

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...

Training a fish?, Article 65 on the care, upkeep and maintenance of tropical fish

Recently I have seen several websites that offer "fish training kits" for sale. The websites feature pictures of fish doing amazing stunts like playing soccer, and claim that for X amount...

Tropical Tank Madness, Article 8 on the care, upkeep and maintenance of tropical fish

. By: Cpen   In the event that anyone is setting up a new Tropical fish aquarium, this article should prove beneficial to you and your budget. I honestly believe that there is someone out...

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