How and when to test aquarium pH – test kit, strip, meter to use


pH is the general measurement unit for testing the acidity or alkalinity of water. For acidity, anything that is less than 7.0 pH is considered as acidic, while anything greater than 7.0 […]

A big list of hardy freshwater fish for starting aquariums


Although there are many ways to establish the nitrogen cycle in an aquarium, most hobbyists choose to use so-called “starter fish” for the purpose. Perhaps this is because this method allows the […]

How to quickly clear green water in aquarium?


If you have an aquarium, you are probably familiar with the term green water. Green water is simply an algae bloom caused by single cell algae that are green in the color. […]

How to set up a freshwater planted aquarium?

Unlike a freshwater tank setup, setting up a planted aquarium requires some more steps such as choosing the right equipment (filter, lighting, CO2…), aquascaping, planting… Known that, what I do in this […]

How to stock a freshwater fish tank, how many & which types of fish?

Stocking a freshwater fish tank takes a good deal of thought and preparation in order to ensure that all of the fish in your tank get along. You would not, for example, […]

Freshwater aquarium fish disease symptoms and treatments


Maintaining the health of your aquarium fish is not difficult as long as you take a few precautions. Offering your fish a healthy diet and keeping your tank clean will go a […]

How to use a drop checker kit to measure CO2 in planted aquarium

Using a drop checker kit is the most convenient and economical method to measure CO2 in your planted aquarium. It may be an essential part of any planted tank today because of […]

How to properly cycle a new fish tank setup with hardy fish?


Cycling a new fish tank is a very important step so make sure you do not skip this part of the process. Neglecting to get your aquarium cycled before stocking will result in […]

Starters’ guide – How to set up a tropical freshwater fish tank?


You have decided that you want to set up a tropical freshwater fish tank and get starting with the wonderful hobby keeping aquatic pets. That’s great! But you don’t know what equipment […]

What causes cloudy aquarium water and how to clear?

Cloudy aquarium water is caused by many factors and has many types, some are unharmful and the others may cause sudden fish death. So you must understand all cause of the cloudiness […]