Where There’s a Gill…

Where There’s a Gill…

The gill is a very important organ in any tropical freshwater fish. For humans the act of breathing happens in the lungs. The exchange of carbon dioxide gas for oxygen gas is an important function for all living creatures. But aquarium fish do not have lungs as humans...
Something Fishy: Freshwater Sharks

Something Fishy: Freshwater Sharks

Choosing creatures called freshwater sharks may seem strangely fascinating to a fish-keeping beginner. Many people who are beginners in keeping aquariums choose tropical freshwater fish for the occupants of their first aquarium. When a beginner isn’t familiar with...
Restocking the Aquarium is Simply In the Bag

Restocking the Aquarium is Simply In the Bag

OK, so you just bought some new tropical fish for restocking your freshwater aquarium, and you want to get them home and into the tank as soon as possible. So you race right home, open the bag and dump them right into the tank right? Wrong! There is a right way and a...
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...