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 […]
New Tank Syndrome And How To Prevent It
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 […]
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 […]