Different Types of Aquarium Driftwood

Thanks to the variety of colors and textures, sizes and shapes that driftwood can be found in, they can add character and life to any aquarium.  Driftwood can provide unique aesthetics and inspirations for decorating your aquarium. Some driftwood can affect the water quality as they leak out tannis … Read more about Different Types of Aquarium Driftwood

Aquarium Salt For Freshwater Tanks

Contrary to popular belief, adding salt to your freshwater aquarium is like using a double-edged sword. On one side there are the benefits that range from assisted healing, to the formation of slime coating, improved gill function, parasite control, and inhibiting nitrate uptake. On the other side, … Read more about Aquarium Salt For Freshwater Tanks

Aquarium Wood – A Complete Guide to Preparing and Installing Driftwood

There are many benefits to using a nice piece of aquarium wood to complement your aquarium. There are also a few draw backs that come with using natural driftwood as well. In this article we will be looking at the pros and cons to using various aquarium woods, as well as a step by step guide on … Read more about Aquarium Wood – A Complete Guide to Preparing and Installing Driftwood

How To Setup an Aquatic Plant Environment For Your Betta

Setting Your Tank Up For Plants Benefits to Having Plants Having a healthy plant in your tank will help to improve the water quality by filtering out waste and removing some of the CO2 that's produced by your fish and decomposing food left in the tank. This could also reduce the frequency … Read more about How To Setup an Aquatic Plant Environment For Your Betta

Live Aquarium Plants for Your Betta Fish

Benefits of live plants for your Betta Fish Health Benefits Like us, your Betta Fish can be psychologically effected by their environment and home, which can have both a positive or negative effect on your little friends stress levels and well being. Having a healthy and stable home … Read more about Live Aquarium Plants for Your Betta Fish

Setting Up a Hospital and Quarantine Tank

Regardless of how good of a fish keeper we become, sooner or later, despite all of our efforts, all of us will eventually experience a sick fish. If this sick fish is sharing the tank with other fish, the first thing that needs to be done, is to isolate this sick fish from his healthy tank mates, … Read more about Setting Up a Hospital and Quarantine Tank

Betta Fish Hammock

If you stop to watch your betta for a few minutes you will see him surface, sticking his mouth above water, to suck in air. Though they have gills, they still rely on their labyrinth organ (similar to lungs) to gain oxygen from the atmosphere. This allows them to survive in poorly oxygenated waters … Read more about Betta Fish Hammock