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Fish Learning Fridays | Planted Tank Set Up

Fish Learning Fridays | Planted Tank Set Up

Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you another lesson all about aquarium plants and a guide to setting up your very own planted tank! This lesson plan provides details on how to easily setup and maintain a planted aquarium ecosystem. A properly planted aquarium is one-step closer to a ...

The Nitrogen Cycle | Keeping Your Aquarium Healthy

The Nitrogen Cycle | Keeping Your Aquarium Healthy

Do you ever wonder how your fish survive in your aquarium? One of the most important factors that determine whether your fish will live long, healthy lives is the way you understand and establish the Nitrogen Cycle in your tank.The Nitrogen Cycle includes several phases, all of which are vital to th ...

Routine Aquarium Care

Routine Aquarium Care

Since your aquarium is essentially its own ecosystem, you’ll need to perform some simple maintenance to keep it clean and healthy for your fish! Over time, uneaten food and waste will begin to accumulate in your aquarium, which can contribute to a spike in water parameters. To keep harmful levels ...

Caring for Live Aquarium Plants

Caring for Live Aquarium Plants

Many first-time fish keepers settle on plastic plants for aquarium ornamentation. Alternatively, you may want to consider live plants, which can actually help reduce algae growth since they compete with algae for nutrients. Be sure that your fish are compatible with plants first, though, since many ...

Troubleshooting for Green & Cloudy Water

Troubleshooting for Green & Cloudy Water

Have you been struggling with green or discolored aquarium water? Maybe you’ve tested your parameters and they appear to fall within the correct ranges. If this is the case, the good news is that this green water is likely harmless to your aquarium inhabitants. However, green or murky water is cer ...

Treating Common Aquarium Problems

Treating Common Aquarium Problems

Part of the appeal of fish keeping is the calming effect that a clean, aesthetically pleasing aquarium can provide. The good news is that it is fairly easy and totally possible to keep your tank looking great, especially if you perform some simple maintenance and partial water changes. Besides some ...