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How to Tell If Your Fish Is Pregnant

How to Tell If Your Fish Is Pregnant

A pregnant fish may not be as easy to spot as you may think. While most livebearing fish show the telltale bulging belly, in some fish it may not be as obvious. In addition, you will need to watch for other signs that can help you determine if your fish is pregnant or about to give birth. Livebearer......[Read More]
Get A JBJ Nano Cube For Your Fish

Get A JBJ Nano Cube For Your Fish

The JBJ Nano Cube is a self-contained aquarium solution that is the perfect choice for experienced or beginner reef aquarium hobbyists alike. Thanks to the smoothed and rounded corners of this neat, all-in-one reef aquarium, you get a panoramic view of your colorful corals and your other aquarium fr......[Read More]
Is a Saltwater Fish Tank Right For You?

Is a Saltwater Fish Tank Right For You?

For a truly unique and tropical look, consider a saltwater fish tank. The fish you can get are much more colorful and unique than their freshwater counterparts, and such an aquarium can add a very unique and beautiful touch to your environment.......[Read More]
What On Earth Has Nitrogen Got To Do With My Koi Filter And Pond?

What On Earth Has Nitrogen Got To Do With My Koi Filter And Pond?

One of the basic cycles in nature is the nitrogen cycle. Your Koi filter does more than filter out solid waste. A properly set up Koi filter will also process the wastes that build up in any closed ecosystem. Ammonia, nitrites and nitrates are also handled by your Koi filter keeping your fish health......[Read More]
How to Set Up a MIDI Surface in Reason

How to Set Up a MIDI Surface in Reason

Reason is an audio software program developed by Swedish-based Propellerhead. Similar to a digital audio workstation, this Windows- and Mac-compatible program mimics the sound and feel of hardware synthesizers, drum sequencers, sample pads and more. Such a setup allows users to connect MIDI surfaces......[Read More]
Keeping Discus Fish - Hard or Soft Water?

Keeping Discus Fish - Hard or Soft Water?

It has been debated a lot about whether to keep discus fish in hard water or soft water. People have had success with both methods so its not an easy answer but I will share with you, how I do things and what has worked for me.......[Read More]
Aquarium Driftwood Preparation

Aquarium Driftwood Preparation

Natural driftwood adds an attractive element to freshwater aquariums, particularly when used in combination with live plants. Aquarium hobbyists can leave the wood bare and let the branches create their own design, or attach aquatic mosses to the driftwood to make a green underwater sculpture. Befor......[Read More]
Gravel Coloration Issues in a Fish Tank

Gravel Coloration Issues in a Fish Tank

Unnatural-colored gravel can ruin the appearance of your home aquarium.Aquarium image by crossgolfing from Fotolia.comAquarists work hard to maintain the clean, crisp colors found in fish tanks. There are few things more frustrating to an aquarium owner than to see dull, dirty-colored.........[Read More]
Fix Oranda Goldfish Constipation in 3 Easy Steps

Fix Oranda Goldfish Constipation in 3 Easy Steps

Many people come home to find their goldfish floating upside down! There are several different causes for a lack of buoyancy in goldfish, but constipation is one of the first problems you should check for because it's so easy to remedy.......[Read More]
How to Breed Bristlenose Catfish

How to Breed Bristlenose Catfish

Bristlenose catfish are peaceful community fish. They will keep your tank clean from top to bottom and are extremely low maintenance. They eat mainly vegetables or vegetable-based tablets and like steamed peas, without the skins on them. They also like high protein tablets or bloodworms. Bristlenose......[Read More]
How to Use Reverse Osmosis Water in an Aquarium

How to Use Reverse Osmosis Water in an Aquarium

When keeping fish in an aquarium, you must keep their water clean and free from toxins, bacteria and harmful minerals. In most areas, the water available from the faucet is treated with chemicals such as fluoride and chlorine to remove impurities. These chemicals are harmful to fish, especially ex......[Read More]
How to Take Care of a Betta Fish - Tips For Beginners

How to Take Care of a Betta Fish - Tips For Beginners

Saving a Betta fish from a cramped plastic cup at the pet store is a noble move, but only as long as you can provide a better environment for it. This isn't difficult, it's just a matter of getting a hold of the right information. Below I've compile a few starter tips for you and poin......[Read More]
Betta Tankmates - Choosing Roomies For Your Betta Splendens

Betta Tankmates - Choosing Roomies For Your Betta Splendens

Betta tankmates have to be chosen as carefully as a person chooses a roommate. Pick the wrong fish, and your betta will suffer. Choose the wrong roommate for yourself and you may suffer.......[Read More]
How to Set Up DIY Lighting for a Freshwater Aquarium

How to Set Up DIY Lighting for a Freshwater Aquarium

Your freshwater aquarium's lighting requirement will vary depending on a few things. First, you'll need more lighting in an aquarium with live plants as opposed to a fish-only aquarium. Secondly, the depth and general size of the aquarium will also affect your need for light. The rule of thumb is to......[Read More]
How Long Can You Keep Live Rock in Freshwater?

How Long Can You Keep Live Rock in Freshwater?

Five MinutesLive Rock is beneficial in saltwater aquariums.Koralle image by MIR from Fotolia.comCarl Strohmeyer, marine fish and reef aquarium specialist and writer for American Aquarium, suggests that a five minute freshwater dip for live rock can help eliminate unwanted bacteria and.........[Read More]
Halfmoon Betta Fish

Halfmoon Betta Fish

Secrets to nearly everythingyou need and want to know about Halfmoon Betta Fish keeping to ensure fun and rewarding to both you and your Halfmoon Betta Fish! Find Out How To Easily Make Your Halfmoon Betta Fish Healthy, Colorful And Happily Swimming In His Tank With Gorgeous Finnage. Thinking Of Spa......[Read More]
How to Set Up Mongrel in Ruby

How to Set Up Mongrel in Ruby

Ruby is a programming language that allows you to develop Web applications in Perl servers. Mongrel is an open-source Web server written in the Ruby programming language. Installing the Mongrel software package on your server requires just a few commands in the terminal. You don't have to be a compu......[Read More]
Betta Diseases Prevention

Betta Diseases Prevention

Keeping your betta free from diseases is important in betta care. If you want to keep your betta healthy and happy, you need to provide good betta care. The article provide some tips on how you can help prevent betta diseases.......[Read More]