35 Perfect Names For Your Pet Clownfish

clownfish

Clownfish have to be one of the most recognized and iconic saltwater fish around. They were made famous by the 2003 Pixar studios film ‘Finding Nemo’ and have continued to be popular to this day. They are more often than not kept in pairs and are known to mate for life. If you are considering …

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Betta Fish: Species Profile: Care | Diet | Sexing | Breeding

Betta Fish

Betta fish are a gorgeous looking freshwater fish that can live for around three to five years under optimal conditions. The best ways to ensure your betta fish has a long and happy life include give them a large enough tank of warm, filtered water and clean this regularly. Keep males separate and give females …

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Top 5 Most Popular Central American Cichlids

TOP 5 MOST POPULAR CENTRAL AMERICAN CICHLIDS

The Central American Cichlids are the most popular fish in America. Having flown in from all parts of the world, these fish come from various different environments. From the volcanic lakes to the new river streams which were not present before, the Cichlids are not uncommon in the American waters. They swim in the fast …

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Can fish swim backwards?

can fish swim backwards

Whether or not a fish can swim backward is probably not something that too many fish keepers have stopped to consider. After all, there are very few circumstances, especially in the wild, that one would think that a fish would need to do so. Swimming forward is definitely the direction of fish choice, with the …

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How To Increase Oxygen In a Fish Tank?

How To increase oxygen in an aquarium

When it comes to aquariums, oxygen is one of those things that we know we need, but tend to forget about because we can’t see it. That is until there isn’t enough oxygen in our tanks and then we think about it a lot whilst trying to source ways to increase it. Before we can …

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Signs Of Low Oxygen In An Aquarium

Signs Of Low Oxygen In an Aquarium

Though rare in occurrence in well-maintained tanks, low oxygen in an aquarium, can be devastating when it strikes! It can, and possibly will wipe out your entire stock in no time at all. It doesn’t come with bells and whistles that will alert you to its approach, it’s far more subtle than that. Rather, it …

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Do fish ever get tired of swimming – Do they ever sleep?

do fish ever get tired of swimming

Fish are optimally adapted to life in the water. Nowhere is this more evident than in their elegant and efficient ways of moving in the water. Water has a much greater density than air, so a streamlined body is a prerequisite for a good swimming technique. The structure of the skin and the shape of …

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What do guppies eat? Guppy food reviewed

what do guppies eat?

Whether you are a new aquarist or have been in the tropical fish business for years, you must have come across these vibrant little fellows. Guppy fish are especially well-known tropical fish since they are very easy to care for and look stunning. Generally, it does not take a lot of space which is why …

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How Long Should I Leave My Aquarium Light On?

How-Long-Should-I-Leave-My-Aquarium-Light-On?

It goes without saying that aquarium lighting is an important feature, often essential when it comes to the care of your fish. This, in general, is for three main reasons. One, it adds to the attractiveness of your aquarium set up, two; it is essential to the growth of live aquatic plants, and three, it …

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Do Fish Have Good Eyesight? The truth behind the myth!

do fish have good eyesight

I think it would be fair to say that in the average aquarium it is pretty clear that our fish can see. After all, they do the ‘happy dance’ when they see you approaching with food and move towards that food when you drop it into the aquarium. Without eyesight, this would not be feasible. …

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7 Reasons Tropical Fish are good for your health

7 Health Reasons Why You Should Keep Tropical Fish

Tropical Fish are good for your health, Fact, But, it may not be the first thing that springs to mind, it may even seem slightly unbelievable, but keeping tropical fish really can provide you with some substantial health benefits. Fish, I kid you not, are more than just pretty faces and fins! In fact, we have …

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How Long Do Tropical Fish Live For?

How-Long-Do-Tropical-Fish-Live-For?

Asking the question ‘how long do tropical fish live for’ is a little bit like asking ‘when will I be slim?’ The answer to both of them is variable with some personal control, and some genetic factors affecting both. Put simply, there is not just one answer, but many! How long do tropical fish live …

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5 Reasons Why Guppies Are The Perfect Pet

5 Reasons Why Guppies Are The Perfect Pet

If you’re reading this, you have probably decided that tropical fish are the pet for you and now you’re searching for the perfect species. Well, look no further, for we have the answer; the perfect aquarium resident is, of course, the fabulous guppy! I know, it’s all very easy to make the claim that Guppies …

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Top 10 Aquarium YouTubers 2019 – Plus up and coming stars!

TOP 10 AQUARIUM YOUTUBERS 2019

If you’re like me and are addicted to watching aquarium videos on Youtube, then you probably know one or two of the biggest names on this Top 10 Aquarium YouTubers 2019 list. But I’m pretty sure there are a few on this list that you have never heard of. Why am I so sure? Because I only …

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What’s The Best Time Of Day To Feed Your Fish?

feeding fish

Due to leading busier and busier lives the majority of us humans eat three times a day, but probably not at fixed times. We also snack a lot to keep us going in between those meals we struggle to find time for. But what about the animals we are responsible for, like our gorgeous fish? …

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Aquarium Of The Week : 9 Foot Reef Tank with Stingrays – Dave King

9 foot reef tank with stingray

We get lots of requests every week from our readers who want us to feature and talk about their aquarium and we feature as many as possible. This week we simply had to feature this reef aquarium by Dave King, it is simply stunning and deserves the feature spot this week. Dave is an experienced …

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7 Saltwater Fish Beginners Should Avoid

7 Saltwater Fish Beginners Should Avoid

Unbeknownst to most novice Saltwater aquarists who consider most fish to be low-maintenance, there are certain precautions and advisory precursors to consider with certain saltwater species. It is imperative for a beginner to keep saltwater fish that have a relatively high tolerance towards environmental changes and as such understand that maintaining an underwater ecosystem can …

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Tropical Fish Diseases – Symptoms & Treatments

sick goldfish

Are your fish healthy and active all the time? We hope so, but unfortunately, sometimes they do get sick, so it is better to be prepared now, rather than be sorry later. In this tropical fish disease and treatment guide we’ll help you identify the possible signs of danger and help you find the most …

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