Green tinted fish tank water can be both unsightly and a pain to get rid of. Learn how to get crystal clear aquarium water back again with a very inexpensive method and a reduction in future maintenance time.
Cleaning your freshwater fish tank is a relatively simple process that needs to be done to keep your fish healthy. Learn what and how to clean your tank right here.
Air pumps are one of the most under rated and under appreciated pieces of aquarium equipment. Here is a list of the best of the best aquarium air pumps for your money!
Betta fish are perfect for a community tank. They generally don't bother other fish unless provoked. Learn how to introduce them to your tank and what the perfect tank mates for them are.
In America a the turn of the century there was an amazing author that many people have overlooked - Kate Chopin. She championed pure love in a time when love was falling to the men of science.
An analysis of Charlotte Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" that can be used to better understand the underlying themes in the book.
Homemade fish food is a cheaper, healthier way to feed your tank and pond fish. Try my special formula and see how your fish perk up!
The Glass Catfish is a wondrous little guy. If you'd like to add a bit of mystery to your tank, this is the way. Get a group of these skeletons and have Halloween in your tank all year round!
The zebra otocinclus is an algae eater and typically gets along well with other fish. Here's what you need to know about zebra otos before you get one.
Do your clothes smell like an old pirate's chest? Let's get the musty smell out of them; here's how!
Does your basement smell musty? Find out why and what to do about it. You'll only need a few things you probably already have!
Looking for great saltwater fish for your home aquarium? Here are the top ten based on sales in the United States! Don't be surprised to find your friends from "Finding Nemo" on the list!
Freshwater catfish come in all shapes and sizes. You can get a school of two-inch cory cats or a single foot-long Pleco. Check out all your options here.
Did you know that you can naturally control algae growth in your freshwater tank? Here are some of the best freshwater algae eaters out there along with a section on shrimp and snails!
These rainbow fish facts will blow your mind. There's no fish that looks better in a started aquarium. How easy are they to raise? well, come find out....
Get your family interested in living frugally without banging your head against the wall. I know what you're going through, I've been there. Here are some good ideas to get your family started today.
How to stop pop up ads on your web browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox), your android device or your iPad without having to download pop up blocking software. Step by Step and totally Free!
Read on for everything you want to know about owning a pet shark, including where to buy your shark, what size tank you will need, and what you should know before making a purchase of this magnitude.
Sealing attic air leaks can be done by any homeowner. It isn't cost prohibitive, doesn't require special skill, and can save you a boatload of cash year after year. Here's everything you need to know.
Make your next party one to remember with cocktails that knock it out of the park. Sex on the beach and mojitos are a good start, but it really gets going with an electric smurf.
One of the most cost effective changes you can make when going green is to invest in low flow showerheads. WaterSense labeled showerheads are the most efficient on the market.
Adding power strips to your home can eliminate phantom loads and make it easy to turn off appliances and electronics when they are not in use. Here's how to choose between the different types.
Energy vampires can add up to 10% to your monthly utility bill. Here are some of the most common culprits in your home right now and how much they are sucking out of your wallet.
Good home insulation can save the average homeowner up to 15% on their utility bill. Find out where to insulate and how to do it right.
A complete guide to locating the energy zapping parts of your home. Topics include energy vampires, home insulation, air leaks, programmable thermostats and other energy efficiency tips and tricks.
Putting a professional finish on your walls can be done with some practice and the right tools. Check out these videos for a crash course in DIY wall finishing.
A scratched aquarium can make viewing your fish less fun. Fixing a scratched fish tank can be done with a bit of elbow grease and the right tools.
These six sharklike fish are perfect additions to your freshwater tank. The following guide will introduce you to a number of fish with the personalities of sharks that will thrive after an initial period of adjustment. You will also learn how to maintain tank conditions to suit their needs.
Take a look at the top 5 small aquariums for freshwater fish. These are the best of the best in both quality and style. Get a betta tank for a friend or loved one. They don't take up much space but do
Ammonia poisoning in freshwater aquariums is not something that you can see with the naked eye. Learn how to identify and stop it now to save your fish!
If you are thinking about bringing a bottom feeder into your freshwater aquarium, there may be no better choice than the armored catfish. This talking catfish is a friendly addition to almost any community aquarium.
A popcorn ceiling patch job can be done in a matter of hours as long as you have a tall enough ladder. This is not major construction by any stretch of the imagination. Anyone familiar with DIY home improvements should be able to tackle popcorn ceiling repair without any problems.
Do you want to know how to make your own garage door windows? This tutorial will walk you through the finer points of replacing a glass panel with a piece of plexiglas. Plexiglas is a more flexible alternative and often is the best choice for families with active children.
Porch columns can be updated by replacing them, painting them, adding a balustrade or even changing the mouldings. Any of these projects can add a new look or style to an existing porch.
It doesn't take more than a few hours to replace a porch column. This tutorial will walk you through the process step-by-step and give you tips and tricks on how to prevent some of the more common errors that occur during this process.
Grout-filled block is an interesting take on green building. It allows a builder to add insulating materials to a traditional block to potentially get an R-value that's 40x higher!
Eliminating cyanobacteria from an aquarium is not a hard process, but it does take some patience. Quick antibiotic fixes only leave the tank vulnerable and destroy the beneficial algae. This step-by-step method will help you treat the bacteria at the source and prevent future outbreaks.
Installing asphalt shingles is a realitively easy DIY project that can be completed in a weekend. The key to making the DIY job look and feel professional is the preparation. This step by step process walks you through the basic steps and advises of common pitfalls.
There are plenty of plants that can grow in a standard tank with a single fluorescent light. These low light aquarium plants are easy to find in most pet stores but you have to be careful to stick with only the low light varieties.
Installing ceadr shingle siding is a great way to increase the value of your home. This project can be completed in a weekend and without breaking your budget. Check out the helpful hints ssection at the end to avoid some common mistakes in this DIY install.
Is your pond turning green? A beautiful pond can be overtaken by green algae in a matter of days. Removing pond algae can be done in several ways. Some of the most common are chemical and physical.Kiss your green pond water goodbye by applying one of these nifty fixes.
Bauta masks are one of the traditional types worn by Carnavale attendees. These masks not only hide the visual identity of the wearer but they also change the pitch of their voice making it one of the most effective of all identity masking masks.
Dropsy is a symptom of a bacterial infection in your fish. Here we discuss identification, treatment options and preventative measures. If the fluid retention isn't caused by a bacterial infection it is most likely a sign of internal organ failure.
If a conventional catfish isn't your thing there are several varieties of tropical fish that are algae eaters available to choose from. With so many to choose from there should be no problem finding one that will work in your tank. The American Flag Fish and Rosy Barb work well in slightly more...
Want to remove odor from air ducts in your home? Here are some DIY solutions to the problem of unwanted odors in central heating and air systems.
The initial setup of a saltwater tank is important to the well-being of your fish. Here are the best fish for cycling your saltwater aquarium.
Making your own parablolic reflector dish is a good way to harness the power of the sun to start fires. This is an extremely eco friendly device as well as one of the only fire starters that doesn't use a chemical to produce the initial flame.