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...

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...

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...

Discus fish on a budget, Article 9 on the care, upkeep and maintenance of...

Low Budget Discus. By: cosmo1952   The facts, fiction and my ideas. On how to keep, and breed discus, the old fashion way,,,very low cost....and anybody can do it.   DISCUS The first thing you should know, is...

Moving a Fish Tank

Moving Day! By: Kick   If you are being faced with a move to another city or even across country, there is no need to despair over what to do with your special pets that...

Carbon Information

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 are...

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...

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...

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