I’m in the process of trying to set up a new aquarium, and I want to make sure the fish I add in will live together happily. To make sure I won’t put in a bunch of fish only for them to tear each other fin from fin, I did some research. In this post, … Read more Do Guppies and Tetras Get Along? (Getting Them to Live Together)
Watching your tetras consistently die is a frustrating and heartbreaking experience. Despite your best efforts and intentions, the tetras in your care might still be falling victim to a variety of deadly problems. So, why do my tetras keep dying? Your tetras might keep dying for a variety of reasons: Unhealthy water quality Insufficient tank … Read more 7 Reasons Your Tetras Keep Dying (+ How to Save Them)
Schooling is an important social behavior for fish in an aquarium environment. Fish that typically travel in schools in the wild need to experience that same level of community and protection in captivity. Rasboras are one such fish that live in schools ‒ but you might be wondering whether one type of Rasbora will accept … Read more Will Different Rasboras School Together?
Excess algae growth in your freshwater aquarium can be unhealthy and unsightly. If you have an algae problem, and you’re considering adding a Cory Catfish to your tank, you might be wondering whether they eat algae or not. So, do Cory Catfish eat algae? No, Cory Catfish do not eat algae. While they may eat … Read more Do Cory Catfish Eat Algae?
In many ways, Corydoras are the dogs of the fishkeeping world: They have loads of personality, they love to swim and play with each other, and they’re just all around fun to have in your fish tank. Corys are also quite easy to take care of, regardless of whether you’re a beginner or a veteran … Read more Cory Catfish: How to Buy, Care for, and Keep Them Healthy
This post was written by a guest author. When I was young, my starter pet was a goldfish. When its tank became clouded, I was clueless on how I should go about cleaning it. After doing some research, I figured out how to clean the tank and keep it pristine. How does one uncloud a … Read more How To Uncloud Your Goldfish Tank – 3 Simple Fixes
This post was written by a guest author and edited for style/readability by our editor. A few months into having my first goldfish, I noticed she was turning white. Being a new fish owner, of course I was alarmed. What had I done wrong? Instead of feeling the urge to give up, I instead did … Read more Why do goldfish turn white?
So, you’ve chosen sand as the substrate for your aquarium, and now you’re wondering: Can I grow any plants in this? Sand has a reputation of being difficult to grow plants in, and for good reason. Sand tends to pack tight around your plants’ roots, making it difficult for them to spread out. It also … Read more 11 Aquarium Plants That Can Grow in Sand
Marimo moss ball care doesn’t need to be difficult: In this guide, I’m going to teach you everything you need to know to grow beautiful, healthy Marimo Moss Balls. This will help you avoid turning them into sickly brown things – like I (unfortunately) did with the first one I purchased. In this article, I’m … Read more Marimo Moss Ball Care Guide (+ 3 Things to Do Weekly)
I was wondering whether the age old tradition of feeding bread to fish (and goldfish specifically) was actually a safe one, so I decided to do a bit of research on the subject. That led to a lot of research, which led to this article. Can goldfish eat bread? Goldfish are omnivores, and therefore they … Read more Can Goldfish Eat Bread? 24 Foods Goldfish Can (& Can’t) Eat