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

Aquarium Water Test Kits

Whether you have recently become a fish mum or dad, you have been loosing fish for no apparent reason or are cleaning out your aquarium, you may find yourself needing to use an aquarium water test kit. The quality of your aquarium water cannot be determined by simply viewing the tank. The water … Read more about Aquarium Water Test Kits

Marimo Moss Balls – Everything There Is to Know

Marimo moss balls, like so many other live aquarium plants. Can make the most basic setup, look more vibrant, beautiful and alive. Having a live plant such as a moss ball, can also help to provide a healthier and happy environment for your Betta fish. Even if you don't have much of green thumb or … Read more about Marimo Moss Balls – Everything There Is to Know

The Cost of Setting Up and Caring for a Betta Fish

In this article we will address all the initial and ongoing costs of owning a Betta fish. Many of these costs you will be familiar with but some of these costs are missed by expectant Betta parents. It is important to research the cost before purchasing a pet to ensure you can afford them initially … Read more about The Cost of Setting Up and Caring for a Betta Fish

Choosing the Right Canister Filter for Your Betta Fish Tank

There is a debate on whether or not a filter is needed in a Betta tank. For larger tanks, especially those with other fish or live plants we recommend using a filter. If you have a very small tank then you don't really need a filter for it. Canister filters are becoming increasingly popular and … Read more about Choosing the Right Canister Filter for Your Betta Fish Tank

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

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