What Is The Best pH for Reef Tanks In order to understand what is the best pH for a reef tank, we’ll need to look a bit into how coral grows, as that process is heavily influenced by the pH and hardness of the water. A coral reef in nature is a colony of polyps, […]
Common Freshwater Fish Diseases
Like any other pet, fish can get sick. And like any other pet, being aware of what is normal for your fish in terms of behaviour and appearance helps greatly to identify what could be ailing your tank inhabitants. The following are the most common fish diseases you may face as an aquarist, and what […]
How To Clean A Tropical Fish Tank (and Other Aquarium Maintenance Questions)
Tank maintenance is one of those less than glamorous things nobody really talks about when discussing aquariums. However, in order to keep your fish happy and healthy, a regular maintenance routine is indispensable. Maintenance on freshwater and saltwater aquariums are different, so this article will focus on freshwater and tropical tanks, and you can check […]
Why is My Fish Tank Cloudy?
One of the most common issues with fish tanks is cloudy water. In most people’s minds, the ideal aquarium has crystal clear water, and as such many attempt to use chemical products such as water clarifiers in order to reestablish water clarity on their aquarium. However, that may be only hiding the symptoms of a […]