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Our comprehensive selection of fishkeeping guides & tips. These articles have all the information you need to build the perfect aquarium; from information on various aquarium fish species, to freshwater, saltwater, or planted fish tank guides.  

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How To Keep An Aquarium Cool

Maintaining the right water temperature for your fish is necessary - although it can get tricky - especially during the hotter days. Heat doesn't just take a toll on fish, it also depletes your water of oxygen. To ensure that your fish are healthy...
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How To Care For Freshwater Angelfish

Freshwater Angelfish are one of the most popular fish species in the world. Although Angelfish are often considered demanding and hard to care for; but if you make sure to get familiar with the species and its needs, you may find that keeping them...

Cloudy Aquarium Water And What Causes It

You've just bought a brand new aquarium and set it up. Only a few days have passed since you cleaned it and you noticed that the water is now cloudy. You're probably worried and asking yourself where you went wrong - but don't worry....
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How To Read A Fish Tank Thermometer Strip

Are you confused as to how to read a fish tank thermometer strip? In this article, we reveal how. Despite the fact that it's a tiny piece of equipment, don't underestimate the importance of an aquarium thermometer strip. Temperature is an important factor that greatly...

How To Select The Right Aquarium Lighting

Selecting the appropriate aquarium lighting can be a tricky job. However, if you understand how lighting impacts your aquarium, you'll make the right choice. Why is aquarium lighting important? For starters, aquarium lighting has an aesthetic purpose. It helps illuminate the aquarium and brings out the...

How To Decorate A Fish Tank

Decorating a fish tank isn't as hard as you thought. Before your fish can come into the picture, you need to create a suitable home for them. In this article, we'll explain how to incorporate plants, rocks/stones, substrate, and other decoratins into your fish...

How To Recognize Stress In Aquarium Fish

Have your fish been acting unusual lately? If their behavior is confusing you and you can't pinpoint what's going on, the answer might be stress. Just like humans, aquarium fish experience stress as well. Therefore, it's our job to provide them with all the...

How to Introduce a New Fish to Your Fish Tank

Introducing a new fish to an aquarium can be tricky. While your current pets may enjoy the environment of your fish tank, the newcomers may not. All species of fish are sensitive to sudden changes in pH value or water temperature. In this article, we've...

The Nitrogen Cycle Explained

Once you've bought your aquarium, you're likely going to want to see it filled with fish as soon as possible. This is a very common mistake, especially among beginners. In order for your fish to stay healthy, it's essential to establish a healthy and stable...

How to care for a Betta Fish – The Ultimate Guide

The Siamese fighting fish, also known as the Betta fish, have been kept as pets for a little over a century. Their beauty and ease of maintenance have made them an extremely popular aquarium fish; almost every pet store today keeps several Bettas on display. Still, despite their popularity,...

The 5 Best Fish Tank Thermometers in 2018

The top performers in our review are the RISEPRO aquarium thermometer, Zacro's LCD thermometer, and the HDE Digital thermometer. Before getting into our top...

Top 5 Best Aquarium Air Stones

What is an aquarium air stone?  The purpose of an air stone is to help provide your aquarium with oxygen, which your fish need to survive....

Top 5 Best Fish Tanks For Beginners

The best beginner fish tanks in our review are the GloFish 20-Gallon Fish Tank Kit, the Aqueon 10-Gallon Fish Tank Starter Kit and the SeaClear 29-Gallon Junior...

The 5 Coolest Aquaponic Fish Tanks in 2018

The top performers in our review are Back to The Roots, the Penn Plax Aquaponic Fish Tank, and the AquaSprouts Garden. Before getting into...

How To Keep An Aquarium Cool

Maintaining the right water temperature for your fish is necessary - although it can get tricky - especially during the hotter days. Heat doesn't...