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Basic Betta Care 101 - How to Cycle A Betta Fish Tank

Basic Betta Care 101 - How to Cycle A Betta Fish Tank

Alright, so you've got your new Betta, or at least are thinking of getting one, but unlike most new Betta fish care beginners you aren't going to make a major mistake in that YOU are going to cycle your tank. When a fish is out living in its natural environment it lives in a rich ecosystem
Tropical Fish Online - Getting Started With Tropical Fishes

Tropical Fish Online - Getting Started With Tropical Fishes

When you are deciding what pets to have in your home there are many different ones to choose from and tropical fishes are often very popular. Sitting and watching tropical fishes is a very relaxing past time and having an aquarium in your home is a great way to have a low maintenance animal. You do
How to Filter Your Fish Tank Water in Australia

How to Filter Your Fish Tank Water in Australia

In order to filter your fish tank water in Australia, it is best to get a tank filter. Tank filters are small filters that fit inside of your fish tank and continuously clean the water. The only additional maintenance needed is to completely change the water a couple times a year. You also need to c
Benefits of a Fish Tank

Benefits of a Fish Tank

For aquarium keeping, you don't need a lot of space therefore aquariums are perfect for apartment inhabitants who may not allowed to own larger, roaming pets like dogs and cats. You can put a fish tank to any place you want. Some tanks may take up your wall entirely while some of aquariums are
Freshwater Algae - How to Control it in Your Fish Tank

Freshwater Algae - How to Control it in Your Fish Tank

Is your tank so covered with freshwater algae you can't see your fish? Freshwater algae can be a good thing in your aquarium, but too much of it is not fun. There are several things you can do to control the algae.
Fish Need an Appropriate Environment at Aquariums

Fish Need an Appropriate Environment at Aquariums

If are considering about keeping pet fish at your home, there are a few things you should plan in advance. You may be thinking of buying an aquarium by visiting the nearby pet shop, purchasing some accessories in addition, buy fish and start fish keeping. Well, that is not the way.
Infrared Quartz Tubes As a Heating Source

Infrared Quartz Tubes As a Heating Source

Somewhere, right now, it is cold. For you the reader, who is likely a warm-blooded mammal, a cold environment can be counteracted with clothing, exercising or even external heat. But for a pet reptile, controlling its body temperature can be difficult. A reptile can regulate its blood temperature th
Add Calm and Color With a Saltwater Fish Tank

Add Calm and Color With a Saltwater Fish Tank

Few things bring a home or office to life as much as a saltwater fish tank. A saltwater tank allows for a wide selection of colorful tropical fish. Freshwater tanks may be slightly less expensive to start and maintain, but cannot match the brilliance of a saltwater tank.
Wall Mounted Fish Tanks - Are They Right For You?

Wall Mounted Fish Tanks - Are They Right For You?

Have you ever seen the beautiful sight of a wall mounted fish tank? Maybe not in your neck of the woods, but you have probably seen them in the movies or inside some place like the Rainforest Cafe. These types of fish tanks are usually longer in length and only about 6 inches thick.
African Cichlids and Exotic Tropical Fish Tanks

African Cichlids and Exotic Tropical Fish Tanks

African Cichlids are in the tropical semi-aggressive community and grow from 4? to 8? or more.These are a long lasting fish living up to 20 years!African Cichlids are versatile in the fish tank, they spend their time in the middle level in the water.
2 Top Tropical Tank Fish From O to P

2 Top Tropical Tank Fish From O to P

One-striped African Characin - Nannaethiops unitaeniatus (Family: Citharinidae) Really suited to the community tank. Resilient to a large variation in water temperature but about 23 degrees centigrade is fine. It is a hardy peaceful fish but a bit shy and is not particular about its food.
Betta Fish: An Introduction

Betta Fish: An Introduction

Betta fish scientifically belongs to animalia kingdom, chordate phylum, actinopterygii class, Perciformes order, Osphronemidae family, Betta genus and B. splendens species.
Diseases of African Cichlids

Diseases of African Cichlids

African cichlids are freshwater fish and can experience any freshwater fish disease, many of which may be caused by poor water quality or the introduction of ill fish to the tank. The cichlid will appear unhealthy or will act strange.
Freshwater Aquarium Fish - General Care and Filtration

Freshwater Aquarium Fish - General Care and Filtration

Your number one goal if you own freshwater fish is that you want to give them an environment that's really close to their natural environment. One of the most basic things you need for your freshwater aquarium fish's general care is the filter.
Colours, Shapes and Sizes Make For Different Types of Goldfish

Colours, Shapes and Sizes Make For Different Types of Goldfish

Did you know goldfish come in more colours than gold? They can have different body shapes and fin styles as well? You didn't? Then you need to learn more about this fantastic little pet!
DIY Tank Divider

DIY Tank Divider

There are many reasons to divide a fish tank. Some species of fish become aggressive when spawning, and need to be separated from other tank inhabitants. In fish-like bettas, which can only be housed separately, a tank with dividers is a way to use one large tank for several individuals, cutting dow
How to Get Rid of Snails on Aquarium Plants

How to Get Rid of Snails on Aquarium Plants

Many aquarium plants come with unseen hitchhikers: snail eggs. Within a few weeks after introducing these plants to your aquarium, you may find yourself with a burgeoning population of tens or even hundreds of snails. While it's nearly impossible to eradicate them entirely, you can dramatically redu
Aquarium Fish Care - What to Feed

Aquarium Fish Care - What to Feed

One of the most important rules when it comes to feeding is not to overfeed. Most fish will be OK on a diet that consists primarily of dry flake food. You don't have to buy the cheapest brand that you see. Remember, quality is very important here.
Feeding Your Tropical Fish

Feeding Your Tropical Fish

Like other animals, in order to survive, tropical fish need the right food in the right quantity. Fish tend to be healthier in their natural habitat where they can hunt food for themselves whenever they require it.