Understanding the Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle

Setting up your first aquarium is a hugely enjoyable and exciting experience, and naturally you will be tempted to fill it with all manner...

Rainbowfish of Australia and New Guinea

The beautiful colors of the Rainbowfish can be enhanced in the aquarium by using plants and installing compact fluorescent or high output T5 fluorescent...

Aquarium Air Stones: Should you use one?

Most of all use air stones at sometime during our fish keeping experiences. Some of us may graduate to the more efficient external canister...

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...

The Argument against Designer Clownfishes

Designer pets fetch a big price, but, in the saltwater aquarium hobby, the popularity of designer fishes may have unintended consequences that can do...