New tank syndrome is the term people use to refer to unexplained death of fish in an aquarium that is new, or under 3 months of life. Most cases of new tank syndrome can partially be blamed on inexperienced aquarist, but even people who have had aquariums for years lose some fish to this at […]
Should A Novice Start A Saltwater Aquarium?
For somebody new to the hobby, the visual appeal of a marine aquarium with brightly coloured fish and interestingly shaped corals may be powerfully attractive. However, the costs associated with keeping a marine aquarium, particularly a reef one, make even basic mistakes a costly issue. While some experts defend that a well managed marine aquarium […]
How To Raise Or Lower Aquarium pH Naturally
Being the proud owner of a well balanced aquarium often comes with a lot of learning about water chemistry and test water results. One of the most important values you need to keep track on any aquarium is the pH. Whether your aquarium is a freshwater tank or a marine coral reef, your fish will […]
Best Fish For A Beginner Aquarium
Filling a new aquarium with fish is both exciting and a bit scary. For the novice fishkeeper, choosing compatible and easy to care for fish is generally the best idea. While your local fish store may be able to give you some solid advice, doing your research and planning on your own just adds to […]