Hobbyists are typically divided 50/50 on using live plants in their tanks. This article explains the pros and cons of using live plants and give tips for keeping them alive, healthy, growing.
Catfish get their name because most species have whiskers on their mouths. Correctly referred to as barbels these organs are used to help them find food and as sense organs. There are very many species of catfish that are kept by tropical fish...
To keep your betta fish happy, you need to give them a good home. Select a quality fish tank, keep it clean and have a happy betta fish.
This article focuses on three freshwater aquarium fish species that are a must for any newly prepped hobbyist's tank. The Black Molly, Platys as well as Swordtails, make a great addition to a new aquarium environment and do not require an extreme amount of care. In addition to a brief explanation...
If you've decided to add a little water volume in the form of a refugium to your saltwater aquarium, a hang on unit is simple to install, easy to use, cheap to light, and very compact.
A sponge filter works in the aquarium to filter biological wastes and byproducts, as well as providing substantial mechanical filtration of solid particles in the water. The way a sponge filter works is by drawing water through a porous sponge...
Colorful discus fishes never failed to fascinate anyone. Nature's perfection in shapes and colors and varieties. Beautiful photos and videos included.
It should come as no surprise to hear that fish grow. Often times fish grow larger than expected for the hobbyist aquarist and need to be moved to a larger tank.
Whether you’re a snail enthusiast or just plain curious, one of the questions that are probably haunting your thoughts is how do snails mate and how do they give birth to their young?
This article provides a list of the reef life that can only be found in Hawaii as well as in-depth descriptions of Hawaii's most common marine life.