Painted Glass Fish and Other Questionable Practices

Painted Glass Fish and Other Questionable Practices. By: Cecilia Chen   It is sad what kinds of things are done in the pet trade to make a little extra money. The most egregious of these practices...

KH, GH and pH in the home aquarium a simplified explanation

KH, GH and pH a simplified explanation. By: Karen Cryan  Appropriate and proper water chemistry in our tanks is essential to the life forms within them. Maintaining the correct balance of ions, dissolved organic...

Fishless Cycling a Fish Tank

Fishless Cycling: The who's, what's, when's and why's By: Curt Lemrick   In the limited time that I have been involved as an aquarist, I have heard literally hundreds of opinions, philosophies and preferences for...

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...

Tropical fish breeding, a quick overview of the types and guidelines for success

General Guidelines For Breeding Most aquarium fish are breed commercially for retail sale. Breeding your own fish is one of the most rewarding aspects of the hobby. Most of the fish available...

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...

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...

Introduction to a Saltwater aquarium

Written by: Cecilia Chen AKA Pandora    A small section of one of the author's reef tanks   Take a dive in the coral reef, and you will see some of the reddest reds and...

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...

Carbon Information

Carbon Information By: Dan   There are a variety of pollutants dissolved in any aquatic environment containing biological life. Dissolved ORGANIC compounds (DOC's) include proteins, amino acids, phenolic compounds, pheromones and other metabolic byproducts which...
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