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Green Water in Fish Tank: Why is Your Aquarium Water Turning Green?

Green water is a common problem for aquarium owners and pond owners alike. The green color can be unsightly and can distract from viewing...

Aquarium Bio Balls: What are They? Should You Use Them In Your Tank?

I have had an interesting online discussion with a friend regarding the relative merits of bio balls. His points (I hope I’ve not corrupted the concepts...

Finding Nemo Fish Tank

Without a doubt, the Pixar movie Nemo was a hit and the interest generated in coral reefs was a great thing. However, many well-intentioned...

Beware of the Tank Busters: 7 Fish that will Grow Too Big for your...

A tank buster is any fish that is likely to outgrow even the largest tanks available to the average everyday fish keeper, or indeed,...

Setting Up a Brackish Water Aquarium

Brackish water aquariums include a critical element in their water chemistry: salt. Many fish keepers find these aquariums challenging, yet rewarding. A brackish water tank...

Endlers Livebearers

I was looking around at one of my local club members fishroom one day and saw something that just jumped right out at me....

Methods for Cycling an Aquarium Faster

If fish added to a new aquarium are expected to survive, then the water needs to be cycled first. There are many ways to...

Testing Your Aquarium Water

Understanding the water chemistry of your aquarium and how it effects the biological filter is essential to successful fish keeping. Keeping fish alive in an...

Fish Selection: What’s best for me?

I often get asked by beginning aquarists which species are best for their aquarium. It always amazes them when I reply that there are...

How to Get Rid of Cloudy Aquarium Water

The easiest way to get rid of cloudy aquarium water is for aquarium owners to ask themselves some questions as to what could be...