Aquarium Tips

Create Your Own Koi Pond

Create Your Own Koi Pond

A koi pond can be a relaxing and attractive addition to any yard, and it's easy to build your own if you follow the proper steps to ensure an easy-to-maintain pond and healthy aquatic ecosystem. Is a Koi Pond Right...

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Easy Tips and Tricks to Clean Your Fish Tank

Easy Tips and Tricks to Clean Your Fish Tank

A fish tank can be a beautiful piece of living art, a thriving aquatic ecosystem, and a healthy home for swimming friends, but it won’t be any of those things if it is excessively dirty, grimy, or algae-coated. Fortunately, there...

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Algae Control for Pond

Algae Control for Pond

It’s not surprising during this time of year that concerns of algae growth in one’s pond are starting to come up more and more. After a long winter and a spring that seemed to go by as fast as a...

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How to Avoid Unwanted Fish Breeding in Your Tank

How to Avoid Unwanted Fish Breeding in Your Tank

You've got your aquarium beautifully balanced to be a healthy environment for the fish you've carefully selected, but you check the tank one day and you notice a number of tiny fry (baby fish) swimming happily around. This will upset...

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Best Freshwater Aquarium Fishes for Beginners

Best Freshwater Aquarium Fishes for Beginners

It can be intimidating to start a new aquarium, and freshwater aquariums are generally less complicated and easier for beginners to manage. Not all fish are the same, however, and some species are better suited for beginners than others. By...

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What To Do When Your Fish Are Always Hiding

What To Do When Your Fish Are Always Hiding

Being a fish and pond owner is all about having the chance to relax and watch your fish enjoy its watery home. However, there is nothing more frustrating than skittish fish. Skittish fish will dart away at the first hint...

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How to Switch a Tank From Freshwater to Saltwater

How to Switch a Tank From Freshwater to Saltwater

Keeping fish can be a rewarding hobby, and when many aquarists first get started they often stick solely with freshwater tanks. Freshwater aquariums are simpler, less expensive and easier to care for, but as your experience grows, you may find...

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How Often Should I Clean My Reptile's Habitat?

How Often Should I Clean My Reptile's Habitat?

All pets deserve a clean place to live, free of rotting food, feces buildup and dangerous bacteria. At the same time, however, cleaning a cage or tank can be stressful and unnerving for a pet reptile, so it is important...

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How To Fight Red Algae In Your Aquarium

How To Fight Red Algae In Your Aquarium

Red Algae, also known as red slime algae, is actually not an algae at all. It is a cyanobacteria. It’s fully photosynthetic, and can be extremely difficult to manage once it gets out of hand. The reason that Red Algae...

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