Archive for May, 2013


Feeding Aquarium Fish

What’s so hard about feeding aquarium fish? Throw food in the tank and forget about it. Ok, sarcasm aside, feeding your fish, or rather overfeeding your fish is the number one mistake that hobbyists make when caring for their fish tank. Even experienced aquarists will tip the flake or pellet fish food over the water […]

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Tropical Fish Tank Plants

You’ve decided to set up a freshwater aquarium and are trying to figure out what tropical fish tank plants you want to put in with your fish. Plastic and silk plants are out because you want to tackle live plants. If your local pet store or fish store doesn’t carry many varieties of freshwater plants, […]

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Different Types Of Aquariums

When considering the different types of aquariums available, you have to think about the type of fish that you want to keep, the location that the tank will be placed, the maintenance required and the cost. Aquariums are made out of glass or acrylic. Depending on the location that the fish aquarium is going to […]

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Lighting For Aquariums

Different lighting for aquariums is dependent upon the type of fish tank that you have. Choosing the right aquarium lighting can not only enhance the colors in your fish, invertebrates or corals, but it can limit the amount of undesired algae and promote proper growth of freshwater plants and saltwater corals. Fish only freshwater tanks […]

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Aquarium Fish Care

The following article regarding aquarium fish care is intended for general care rather than specifics. With tens of thousands of species of freshwater and saltwater fish, specific care would be impossible to properly tackle in an article of this size. It is however, true that much of what makes a healthy environment in a freshwater […]

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Fresh Water Fish Aquariums

Fresh water fish aquariums can be extremely satisfying to keep in your home or office. Once one has determined to keep fresh water fish, the next thing is to determine what fish species you would like to have. Most people choose to keep community fish because there are a large selection of tropical fish that […]

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Wall Aquarium Tanks

So you don’t want or don’t have room for an aquarium in the location that you would like to put one, then consider putting in a wall aquarium tank. When one thinks of a wall aquarium tank, there are two types to consider. One type is not a truly functioning aquarium in the traditional sense. […]

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How To Clean A Fish Tank With Fish In It

So you want to know how to clean a fish tank with fish in it. That’s the only way an aquarium should be cleaned. With the exception of moving the aquarium, you should never remove fish from their environment. I’m sure, from time to time, something comes along like replacing an undergravel filter or maybe […]

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Cleaning Acrylic Aquariums

Cleaning acrylic aquariums can be a nightmare if you don’t use the correct “acrylic safe” scrubber pads on the inside and soft cloths and proper polishes on the outside. Utilizing products that are specifically made for acrylic tanks can make all the difference. When maintaining an acrylic tank, it is inevitable that scratches are going […]

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Fish Aquarium Rocks

Because of the numerous choices in fish tank decorations, it is easy to overlook fish aquarium rocks. Whether it’s lava rock, rainbow rock, Texas holey rock, lace rock, “glass rock”, and a myriad of man made rocks for freshwater and saltwater aquariums or live base rock and premium live rock for reef aquariums, rock can […]

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