Community fish, what fish can you keep together in your aquarium

Community Aquariums   This section will try to explain what a "community aquarium" is, the type of fish we can keep in it and the basics of setting one up. You can also...

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...

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...

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...

To Salt or Not to Salt? Using salt in a freshwater aquarium

To Salt or Not to Salt? By: Cecilia Chen   The use of salt in freshwater tanks has recently been a controversial subject of some debate. This article is intended to give some objective information...

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...

Popular Internet and Aquarium-Related Acronyms

Acronyms are abbreviations for short phrases (usually using the first letter of each word). They are often used for shorthand convenience online--sometimes they are just cute ways of saying something fast,...

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