The Zebra Danio or Zebra Fish, Brachydanio rerio or Danio rerio is a very popular aquarium fish which comes from Eastern India and Bangladesh. This fish is often regarded as a cool water fish, but in fact can survive in water of a very wide range of temperatures. I have heard reports of them survivi
If you have decided that you want to turn your small hobby into an aquarium world then building a 150 gallon fish tank is a great idea. You must first think about it carefully before undertaking a project of this size as this is perhaps one of the largest tanks that you can feasibly put in your home
Goldfish are one of the most common freshwater aquarium fishes in homes. Goldfish are hardy and inexpensive, making them a popular choice for first-time fish owners and children. Goldfish and carp are in the same family known as Cyprinidae and are closely related to each other. Goldfish come in a va
The attractive and popular zebra danios are native to eastern Asia. Zebra fish are ideal fish for the novice aquarist, as they are hardy, peaceful and easy to breed. This little tropical fresh water fish, which is able to survive in rice fields, adds color to and is well behaved in a community aquar
Choosing a fish tank may seem like a simple enough decision, but it can be the difference between a pleasurable hobby or a big disappointment.Considering location, size and shape should not be treated lightly.
Two of the most preferred aquarium fishes, not only among beginning hobbyists, but also by expert aquarists, are the betta fish and African cichlids. The many interesting characteristics of these two species make them increasingly popular in the fish keeping hobby, and are most sought for.
The Colombian Tetra has several common names, most of them based on "Colombian Tetra". Come of these common names are: "Red and Blue Colombian Tetra", "Red Tail Mirror Blue Tetra", "Blue Flame Tetra", "Red Blue Colombian Tetra", "Red/Blue Colomb
The French angelfish is a very popular large angelfish within the pomacanthidae family. They are also some of the largest angels in that family. They enjoy their popularity with two other angels, the Emperor and the Queen angelfish.
Most people simply check on their koi and perform maintenance on their koi pond equipment and, in the end, think that is all they will need to maintain their koi and pond over the entire year. For owners of Japanese koi ponds, 3 simple steps must be followed if you want to maintain your koi and koi
Earthworms, also known as nightcrawlers, are extremely helpful in digesting and processing organic materials in the earth. Their digestion of plant waste converts rotting organisms into rich topsoil. Different types of bloodworms are thought to serve different purposes. Some are thought to digest or
When it comes to looking after your goldfish, there is nothing more important that keeping a clean, sanitary environment. Unfortunately a lot of people just don't take the necessary precautions to keep their goldfish free from disease. Here are some simple precautions you can take to ensure no
A diatom filter does not just filter the water, it polishes it to almost perfect clarity freeing the water from even the smallest debris and organisms which will ensure that the fish you keep remain healthy. Since the introduction of the diatom filter, it has enabled even large aquariums to increase
Goldfish are very much loved and adored by pet lovers and they are natural choice as pets for many people. Although you may wonder about the advantages of owning a goldfish because as a pet they will not communicate with you directly or will not run or walk with me like a cat or a dog.
The ultimate type of betta fish that is most sought after is definitely the halfmoon betta.Unfortunately, many fish are being sold as halfmoons when they don't technically have all the character traits.Learn what traits are important to have when breeding or buying halfmoon betta fish.
A beautiful, backyard is refreshing and carries an atmosphere of serenity. If you are looking for ways to enhance your yard, look into the addition of a Koi pond. With their brilliant colours and large size, they are an instant appeal. Koi pond kits make the task easy work. New Koi enthusiasts may n
Fish thrive in a stable and constant pH level, and having a high alkalinity will surely affects the life of the fish. High alkalinity occurs when the water in a fishtank is unable to maintain a constant pH, and over time such high levels can result in fish kill. Fixing high alkalinity in aquariums w
Adding fish should never be done before the tank is set up and running properly. There are many opinions on the best time when adding fish for the first time; some people will even tell you to cycle the aquarium without them. You are in the process of establishing a natural habitat, why expend the e
A hex tank has a smaller bottom area than many other sized aquariums, making the surface area for an undergravel filter smaller than with a standard rectangular tank. A hex tank requires an undergravel filter that is specifically designed to fit on the bottom of a hexagonal tank. It should also fit
Koi fish are one of the world's most beautiful sights. Their vividly coloured thin body has made it Japan's most popular fish, so much so that it is now deemed the national fish of the country. Their intense coloring makes it very attractive in ponds, rivers and even restaurant aquariums.