Creating a Tropical Aquarium Paradise

Creating a Tropical Aquarium Paradise

When you think about a tropical aquarium, after you have chosen the fish you want to inhabit your new environment, your mind has to immediately go to the decorations, right? Certainly, decorations are a key requirement, but they add to the aesthetic appeal of your...

Something Fishy: Damselfish

Something Fishy: Damselfish

For those who are interested in saltwater aquariums one of the crucial aspects is choosing which fish to keep.  A saltwater or marine aquarium is one that holds an environment for fish that need saltwater to live in. The tropical fish known from ocean waters require...

Artificial Plants: Top Aquarium Benefits

Artificial Plants: Top Aquarium Benefits

If you are considering artificial plants for your new aquarium installation, there are a few issues you need to review. Some people might debate the matter of live plants versus artificial ones, but if you are just beginning with the hobby of fish-keeping, choosing...

Select the Right Freshwater Tropical Fish

Select the Right Freshwater Tropical Fish

Having an aquarium and keeping it stocked with tropical fish seems like a pretty straightforward proposition, doesn’t it? Just go to the pet store, pick out and buy some fish you think are pretty, and taken them home. You’re in business, right? Wrong! There are a lot...

Keeping the Koi Pond Comfortable in Colder Climates

Pond preparation is a must  There is nothing more relaxing than sitting and watching a gentle waterfall caress the rocks as it cascades into a fully stocked outdoor fish pond filled with Koi. In warmer weather Koi are particular active and will provide you with hours...

New Aquarium Buyer Mistakes to Avoid

New Aquarium Buyer Mistakes to Avoid

So you want to get your first aquarium! But you’re not quite sure where to get started. Like any hobby, there are pitfalls to watch out for when purchasing your new aquarium. Here are some helpful questions to keep in mind as you get started in this great hobby: How...

Choosing Aquarium Plants

Choosing Aquarium Plants

Selecting live plants for your aquarium depends on whether you will have a freshwater tank or a marine one. Some aquarium plants will thrive only in freshwater, while others are needed in the diets of some marine fish. Everything about an aquarium habitat affects...