High quality fish food is the key to healthy and brightly colored fish. However, high quality commercial fish food can be more expensive than DIY fish food and is often packed with numerous preservatives and even growth hormones. In nature fish eat a variety of plants and organisms in a balanced diet. Far different from the flakes they are fed each day.
A List of the Easiest Freshwater Plants for Beginners
Below is a list of the easiest freshwater plants to keep in the aquarium. This list has been hand selected from hundreds of plants. In addition to easiness of keeping, these plants have been optimised to be low price, high availability and very aesthetic. Continue reading “Easiest Freshwater Plants for Beginners”
Lowering the aquarium pH is a common issue faced by fish keepers. While commercial products work, it is always recommended to lower aquarium pH naturally. A stable pH range should be established that is suitable for the species of fish you are keeping. South American fish (especially amazonian variety) usually prefer softer water conditions with a lower pH. Cichlids generally prefer a higher pH and other species may be more neutral.
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Why are Aquatic Plants a huge benefit to the aquarium? Aquatic Plants are not just natural decoration but also have many chemical and physical benefits. Aquatic Plants are very important when it comes to a thriving, healthy aquarium. Aquatic Plants are recommended for both novice and expert aquarium hobbyists. Below we discus the top 6 benefits of adding Aquatic Plants to your aquarium.
The EcoQube C is a desktop aquarium that is suitable for a working environment. With the EcoQube C, you can enjoy an aquatic ecosystem right on your desktop. It is ideal for the home or workplace due to its size and portability. But is it really the best choice? Below we will discus the major points for and against the EcoQube and why it may, or may not be suitable for you.