Growing and maintaining a freshwater planted aquarium is not a difficult task, thanks to the technology and access to information that has made it easier to keep fish and plants healthy. To replicate a natural environment in your aquarium, live plants are essential. Besides looking nice, they promote a balanced ecosystem and provide many benefits, such as producing oxygen and consuming CO2, preventing algae growth, and keeping your fish healthy by providing them with an engaging environment.
Axolotls are fascinating and unique aquatic creatures that make excellent pets for experienced aquatic hobbyists. They are known for their ability to regenerate limbs, their unusual appearance, and their relatively easy care requirements. Here is a comprehensive guide on how to keep an axolotl healthy and happy.
The Barking Gecko, also known as the Western Thick-tailed Gecko, is a unique and fascinating species native to western Australia. If you are interested in keeping one as a pet, here is a comprehensive guide on how to care for them.
Green Tree Frogs, also known as White's Tree Frogs, are native to Australia and are popular pets among frog enthusiasts. They are known for their bright green color and their ability to climb and jump. If you are interested in keeping a Green Tree Frog as a pet, here is a comprehensive guide on how to care for them.
Fighting nutrient build up in the aquarium is one of the major struggles the common hobbyist must face on a daily basis. Today, there are several methods to reduce nutrient levels; some by resins (ad/absorbers) and other chemical filtration components, but the latest trends include “pro-biotic” and/or the enhancement of biological nutrient reduction by bacteria.
If you're an aquarium hobbyist, chances are you've encountered the terms "emersed" and "submersed" when discussing aquatic plants. While the distinction may seem straightforward, the terminology used to describe these states of plant growth can be confusing. In this article, we'll clarify the differences between emersed and submersed grown plants, and explain how to identify them.
Achieving a successful coral reef aquarium is dependent upon maintaining stable water parameters that apply to the levels of the major, minor, and trace elements required by the corals.
Choosing the salt that is right for your aquarium is the key to your success.
Both Red Sea Salt and Coral Pro Salt are premium reef mixes, so which one should you use?
If you want to mix perfect seawater, This Tips & Tricks blog will provide you with great practical advice on how to ensure a consistent and perfect mix every time, while addressing some common issues and misconceptions: