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 pH would be considered alkaline. It is important to know the exact pH measurements of your … [Read more...] about How and when to test aquarium pH – test kit, strip, meter to use
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. They are suspended in the water or attach to surfaces in the aquarium. In the presence of both light … [Read more...] about How to quickly clear green water in aquarium?
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, want to pair a large, carnivorous species of fish with a school of guppies. Neither would you want to overstock … [Read more...] about How to stock a freshwater fish tank, how many & which types of fish?
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 long way toward preserving the health of your fish. You should also make sure to perform regular water … [Read more...] about Freshwater aquarium fish disease symptoms and treatments
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 the fatality of your newfound aquatic buddies, frustration and quite possibly the end of your now very … [Read more...] about How to properly cycle a new fish tank setup with hardy fish?