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...

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...

Beginners Manual to Fish Keeping

This is a care sheet I have put together to thoroughly explain how to appropriately attend to your pets needs. This is a low demand, very gratifying hobby. Granted it is...

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...

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...

A brief overview of CO2 options for your aquarium, Article 50 on the care,...

CO2 Overview By: Holly Harrington   To CO2 or not to CO2, that is the question. Well, not necessarily THE question, but it's definitely ONE of the big questions if you have or are considering setting up...

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,...

Tropical fish who enjoy a taller tank, Article 21 on the care, upkeep and...

Are any community (or community-friendly cichlid) species (besides Angels) who have particular need for a tall tank or for whom it is particularly beneficial to have a tall tank?That is an...

The Importance of Regular Water Changes

The Importance of Regular Water Changes By: Craig Morrison   "The solution to pollution is dilution"1 is a very important concept that beginning fish keepers should learn. The fish we keep are producers of waste, as...

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...

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