The Importance of Regular Water Changes

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

Fish Haver or a Fish Keeper, Article 4 on the care, upkeep and maintenance...

Are you a Fish Haver or a Fish Keeper?. By: Cecilia Chen     From the product "N-forcers" advertisement. You may be a "Fish Haver" if any of the following sounds like you:   You wait almost no...

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...

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...

Algae – explained. Article 94 on the care, upkeep and maintenance of tropical fish

Algae - explained. By: Zapins Observations: There are several interesting scenarios that we are all familiar with:   The healthy tank, uses chemical fertilizers according to EI or PPS-Pro with very little algae in...

Ten Common Beginner Mistakes in setting up an Aquarium, Article 46 on the care,...

Ten Common Beginner Mistakes By: Holly Harrington   Even a cursory look at the posts in the Forum Section underscores how confusing it is to be a beginner in this hobby. The questions come thick...

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,...

Moving day for an Aquarium, Article 42 on the care, upkeep and maintenance of...

Moving day for an Aquarium By: Redfish01   These steps were compiled from forum posts and excerpts from Badman's Tropical fish website and put together in this form by Redfish01 (Tom). Thank you! Step by Step: ...

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...

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