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How to Remove Algae Growth in Water Containers

How to Remove Algae Growth in Water Containers

Scientists have found that algae are a 2 billion year old organism, consisting of more than 30,000 varieties, according to Environmental Systems website. However, it can quickly appear in water containers, which is unsightly and unappetizing. Algae grow best when it has ample amounts of waste and su
How to Perform a Water Change on a Saltwater Marine Aquarium

How to Perform a Water Change on a Saltwater Marine Aquarium

While keeping a marine aquarium, you will have to learn to do water changes, and while this might seem like a very simple task of just taking water out and adding more back in, it is quite a bit more complicated when it comes to saltwater aquariums.First thing to do is to purchase two buckets that a
How to Set Up Mod_Proxy

How to Set Up Mod_Proxy

Mod_proxy is an Apache module which allows users to turn their Apache web server into a full proxy server. Using mod_proxy module lets users create a forward or reverse proxy. In the case of a forward proxy, a request is accepted from the client then passed to the origin server and then
How to Make Your Own Aquarium Lighting

How to Make Your Own Aquarium Lighting

Aquarium lighting is a solid investment for your fish or reptile pets for many reasons. It can provide the feeling of natural sunlight, which can provide comfort to your pets, and the canopy that the lighting is contained in provides protection. Building an aquarium top with lighting for any size aq
Pleco Lifespan

Pleco Lifespan

The plecostomus, or pleco, is a popular freshwater aquarium catfish. If it is kept in excellent conditions, a plecostomus may live to be 15 years old or more. However, novice aquarium enthusiasts often keep plecos in environments that are less than optimal. This can result in the fish's premature de
How to Test for Nitrates

How to Test for Nitrates

In aquariums, decaying food, plant debris and fish waste break down into ammonia, which is toxic. Beneficial bacteria that live in the water naturally convert the ammonia into a slightly less toxic substance called nitrites, which are then converted by bacteria into nitrates. Nitrates are much less
How to Buy the Best Angelfish

How to Buy the Best Angelfish

When one cannot compromise in things which you need in your daily life, how can you compromise with an angel's blessing? No, this angel is not the heavenly angel but this is about the watery angel. Still confused, these angels are Angelfish!
Shopping For Aquariums - What Should You Be Looking For And Where?

Shopping For Aquariums - What Should You Be Looking For And Where?

With the popularity of aquariums growing widely, now every mid sized town boasts of at least two aquarium shops.Fish collection hobby has become extremely popular and aquarium shops are the best bets for your aquarium tanks and accessories.Pet shops have all types of items for a variety of pets and
Giving Complete Aquarium Kits As Presents

Giving Complete Aquarium Kits As Presents

Giving a child an aquarium kit and teaching him how to raise his own fish is not only a hobby that will keep him occupied for many years, it will also teach him important values such as responsibility and compassion for animals. This gift is truly one of the best types of presents that you could eve
Tips on Black-Ray Goby Care

Tips on Black-Ray Goby Care

Black-ray gobies are docile to the point of being timid. They display their aggression by opening their mouths really wide and yawning at their would-be assailant. If that doesn't scare the bee-geebies out of their confronter they will turn tell and run.
How to Add Water to a Fish Pond

How to Add Water to a Fish Pond

You may need to fill up your pond with water if your backyard pond is getting low. If your pond gets too low, it may make your fish feel uncomfortable or not give them enough room. When adding water to your pond, it is important that you use the right kind of water, and put in the appropriate amount
Reverse Osmosis and the Reef Aquarium

Reverse Osmosis and the Reef Aquarium

Whether using tap or well Water you are certain to run into something that your aquatic inhabitants are not going to appreciate including Metals, Phosphates, Nitrates, Chlorine and Chloramines (in some locations). Tap water may work for a while however you can never be certain you are not going have
Saltwater Aquariums - Things to Consider Before Your Setup a New Saltwater Tank

Saltwater Aquariums - Things to Consider Before Your Setup a New Saltwater Tank

setting up a new saltwater aquarium is something that should not be done on a whim. This article will go over some of the things you need to do before you buy anything and what to expect after your tank is setup.
Beta Fish Dying

Beta Fish Dying

Is your beta fish dying?Would you want to know if your fish has a fighting chance at pulling through, turning things around, and regaining its health or not? Fortunately, most beta fish illnesses can be cured. Learn how.
Choosing Food For Your Freshwater Aquarium Fish

Choosing Food For Your Freshwater Aquarium Fish

Providing the right type of food for your freshwater aquarium fish is an essential matter in keeping the health and prolonging the lifespan of your fish. Here are some of the keys to consider in choosing the right kind of food for your pet.
List of Sustainable Aquarium Fish

List of Sustainable Aquarium Fish

Sustainable aquarium fish are those that are farmed and/or harvested in a responsible manner that does not harm the habitat or other living things in the surrounding environment, including the fish. Keeping an aquarium is a soothing, relaxing and educational hobby for many people. Knowing...
Picking the Best Aquarium Light Bulb For Your Fish Tank

Picking the Best Aquarium Light Bulb For Your Fish Tank

With the number of available options, finding the right aquarium light for your tropical fish tank can seem daunting, but it does not have to be. There are a few general guidelines based on tank size and the plant and fish life that will be added that can significantly narrow a search. It is common
Common Goldfish Diseases - Symptoms and Treatment

Common Goldfish Diseases - Symptoms and Treatment

Early diagnosis of disease is an important part of the overall goldfish care. If you can't readily diagnose a goldfish disease your local pet store should be able to offer advice. Prevention is always easier than cure, so by keeping your aquarium clean, feeding your fish properly, avoiding wide
Learn How to Maintain a Good Fish Tank

Learn How to Maintain a Good Fish Tank

Almost every person has some hobbies and things he likes to do when he has nothing to do something important. A report has shown that a good number of animal loving people prefer keeping fish and of course in a tank which is both a piece of decor and healthy for the lovely creatures.
How to Kill Piranhas

How to Kill Piranhas

For years, piranhas have fascinated many with their ferocious behavior. This, alongside the fact that they are incredibly hardy, have made them a popular fish in the pet trade. Although warm-climate U.S. states do not allow piranha ownership, they are legal in some. Sadly, piranha owners oftentimes