Axolotl – Ambystoma mexicanum

AXOLOTL HISTORY Although not technically a fish, the Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum) is an extraordinarily unique amphibian. Nicknamed the Mexican Walking Fish, the Axolotl was first discovered in Lake Xochimilco in Mexico in the 19th century by French explorers. These alien-like salamanders have a distinctive appearance. While most salamanders progress through an aquatic stage of their life cycle […]

What Live Sand Is and How It Is Used in a Saltwater Aquarium

Live sand, or LS, is natural reef coral sand that is collected live from the ocean, or non-living coral sand that is cultured to make it live. What makes it live is the microscopic biological bacteria that grows on it, and the many tiny crustaceans and other micro and macro-organisms that reside in it. Live […]

How to Clean a Small Fish Bowl Properly

If you keep fish in a small bowl, it’s important to clean it because failing to do so can result in fish disease and death. Regular weekly cleaning will help keep your fish healthy and happy in their habitat. Follow these steps to safely and quickly clean a fish bowl. Items Needed Clean 2-cup container Water […]

57 Great Names for Your Pet Fish

Even fish deserve a name that suits their personality Picking a name for your pet fish can be a lot of fun but it can also be really hard (especially if you have a tank full of similar looking fish)! Whether it’s a betta, a clownfish or a guppy, you’ll be sure to find a unique, […]

Tank Temperatures – What Is Too Hot? – What Is Too Cold?

– What Is The Optimal Temperature For A Saltwater Aquarium? Many aquarists ask, what is the optimal temperature for my saltwater aquarium? Unfortunately, there is not simple, straight forward answer to this question. The choice of temperatures in an aquarium are as varied as their owners. Some aquarists feel that keeping your tank between 75-77 […]

What’s in Fish Food?

Fish Food and Proper Nutrition Fish food varies widely. Some fish are strict vegetarians, grazing only on aquatic plants, while others are pure carnivores and only eat meat. Many species are omnivorous, preferring a little of everything in their diet. With such diversity of diet, the internal organs need to be different from fish to fish. Many […]

Step by step instructions to maintain Your Aquarium Filter

Aquarium filtration saw significant advances in innovation during the late 1970’s all through the mid-1990. This was fundamental because of a superior comprehension of the science connected with maintaining good water quality. Weird as this may appear to be, a significant number of our fishes will live impressively more and longer in our care than […]

What Fish Food to Feed Your Fish

Fish sustenance alternatives The sustenance given to your fish must be protected, nutritiously adjusted and suitable to the domesticated animals. Drop and pellet nourishments Drop and pellet nourishments are accessible in a scope of details intended for particular sorts of fish: group fish, saltwater fish, herbivores, carnivores et cetera. These can frame a brilliant staple […]

Should I Turn My Fish Tank Light Off at Night?

Keeping the aquarium light on throughout the night or not keeping the aquarium light on throughout the night—that is the issue: maybe ’tis nobler to give your fish a touch of dimness in the night times, or danger worrying them with an unendingly lit tank? Truly, however, If there’s one you would prefer not to […]

Why Does Goldfish Water Turn Cloudy?

With lesser space requirements and entertaining to watch, goldfish are quite cheap to buy. They stand out to be the very first choice when it comes to being a popular pet for kids as well as those going to own fish for the first time. Most of the people get confused as what to do […]