Quick Guide to Fishless Cycling: An Easy Way to Start a New Aquarium

Quick Guide to Fishless Cycling

Originally Published by: DR. TIMOTHY A. HOVANEC JANUARY 28TH, 2019 There are many opinions about how to fishless cycle your aquarium. But they normally just confuse readers and generate more questions than answers. Below is an article explaining the process and a couple of ways to fishless cycle, which we encourage everyone to read. Here is …

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What to do with unwanted Goldfish?

What to do with unwanted Goldfish?

If you have ever owned a Goldfish, you’ll understand that sometimes for whatever reason these fish suddenly don’t fit into our busy lifestyles. Maybe you’re getting ready to move and you don’t have space or the time to take care of one. That’s when the question poses; What to do with unwanted Goldfish? If you …

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Copperband Butterflyfish Diet | What do Copperbands eat?

copperband butterflyfish

Feeding is a critical part of achieving the successful care of a Copperbanded Butterflyfish. Known in the hobby as one of the most tricky fish to feed and maintain a healthy and balanced diet it’s no wonder people ask the question ‘ What makes a good Copperband Butterflyfish diet?‘ constantly if fish forums and in …

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Copperband Butterflyfish: Size | Lifespan | Breeding | Diet

copperband butterflyfish

Creating a tank community is all about the balance of size, form, character, and disposition of the species you choose to select. An excellent pick, especially for the experienced aquarist, is the inimitable Copperband Butterflyfish. This distinctive tropical reef-dweller is carnivorous and may be partial to your shrimp, but is generally considered reef-safe and a …

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Powder Blue Tang Lifespan | How Long Do They Live?

powder blue tang

This stunning and very unique saltwater aquarium fish is a much sort after species for any saltwater aquarium enthusiast. However, these fish do command a high price so we are often asked: “How long do Powder Blue Tangs live, and what is the Powder Blue Tang lifespan? How long do Powder Blue Tangs Live? When …

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Are powder blue tangs reef safe?

powder blue tang

Saltwater fish, Aquariums and invertebrates are a big investment and you want to be sure that your reef tank will be a thriving ecosystem rather than a disaster zone. If you are considering the introduction of a Powder Blue Tang in your aquarium, reef safety provides added reassurance that this Tang will get along well. …

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Powder Blue Tangs are they Aggressive?

powder blue tang

Despite their exquisite coloring and distinctive features, Powder Blue Tangs have earned themselves a reputation for being difficult and aggressive tank mates. But are powder blue tangs aggressive all the time and with every fish? Powder Blue Tangs are they Aggressive? This species is aggressive by nature and especially when feeding. It can be extremely …

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Powder Blue Tang | Size | Lifespan | Tankmates | Care Guide

powder blue tang

There are many ways of injecting personality into your tank’s community, but the introduction of a Powder Blue Tang is certainly not for the faint-hearted. These characterful fish with highly recognizable blue coloration, yellow dorsal fin, and razor-sharp spine, will rapidly want to establish themselves as the boss, so introducing them into your marine aquarium …

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Bristlenose Catfish | Size | Breeding | Diet | Cost

bristlenose catfish

Most fish keepers have heard of the Plecostomus, the bigger brother to the species we are about to talk about. It’s often purchased to clear unwanted algae from a home aquarium. However, most people when purchasing this fish don not understand the care needs and exactly how big they can grow. This is where its …

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Auriga Butterflyfish: Diet | Size | Breeding | Lifespan | Care Guide

Auriga Butterflyfish (Chaetodon auriga)

If you have visited your local aquatic store or pet store lately and looked at all the Saltwater Butterflyfish on sale, you will probably have seen the Auriga Butterflyfish – also known as the Threadfin Butterflyfish. The Auriga Butterflyfish is one of the most commonly sold saltwater Butterflyfish for a number of reasons. Firstly, this …

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Cherry Barb: Diet | Breeding | Lifespan | Size | Care Guide

cherry barb

If you’re considering getting a cherry barb fish or already have one, it’s important to know what to do when it comes to their care. In this article, we cover all aspects of keeping and caring for Cherry Barbs. We cover cherry barb: Diet, Lifespan, Size, and Breeding. These small fish are known for having bright colorings …

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Green Tiger Barb: Diet | Breeding | Sexing | Lifespan

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Green tiger barbs are freshwater fish known for their playful, semi-aggressive temperament. While the species requires a specific diet and environment for optimal health, Green Tiger Barbs are relatively easy to care for. To help you out, here is a complete guide to keeping green tiger barbs. Green Tiger Barb Appearance and Characteristics Mature green …

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101 Betta Fish Names | Fun Names for your Betta Fish

betta fish names

So, you’ve only gone and got yourself one of the most beautiful and personality-filled tropical fish in the world. Congratulations, you are now the proud owner (parent) of a gorgeous Betta Splenden! We’ve put together super suggestions for your new Betta Fish names which are fun and apt. Of course, the first thing you will have …

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