When people think of marine aquariums they often envision a huge tank full of big rocks and corals, which seems very difficult to maintain and expensive to set up. However, there is much more variety to saltwater aquariums than that, and you shouldn’t discard the idea of a marine tank just because you don’t see […]
How Many Fish Per Gallon Can I Stock?
One of the most common questions after cycling a new tank is, without a doubt “How many fish can I put in?”. Since sadly aquariums don’t come with stocking charts attached, aquarists have developed a variety of methods to estimate the optimal number of fish for a given aquarium. An overcrowded aquarium is usually too […]
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 […]
Top Algae Eating Fish For Freshwater Aquariums
Algae eating fish are a must have on a fresh water aquarium as they provide the very necessary biological algae control. If you don’t want your tank to become green and dirty and your fishes to suffer, a good mix of algae eaters will keep most algae presence under control. Unless you have a severe […]