6 Most Common Freshwater Fish Diseases

Just like any other pet, fish are susceptible to illness. If you have a tank, be on the lookout for these six common freshwater diseases.

Best Automatic Aquarium Feeders

We've put together some tips for choosing and using an automatic aquarium feeder and our top 10 picks for the best automatic aquarium feeders.

The Best Aquarium Sand

What are you decorating the bottom of your tank with? We've got some ideas - here's the best aquarium sand on the market.

Why You’ll Want to Add Mystery Snails to Your Aquarium

Mystery snails are a welcome addition to an aquarium. Colorful and community oriented, these crustaceans will clean up after themselves and tank mates.

Top 5 Freshwater Fish Species for Planted Tanks

Now that you've got your planted tank set up, it's time to stock it with fish. You can't go wrong with these five freshwater fish species.

Don’t Clam Up: Open Your Tank to Clams

Clams could truly be the treasures of your saltwater aquarium. Available in a wide array of colors and sizes, clams can be the centerpiece of your tank.

Cost-Cutting Tips and Tricks for Aquarium Enthusiasts

We all love tips and tricks that'll save us money. That's why we put together a few tricks for spending less cash when it comes to your fish aquarium.

Best Natural-Looking Aquarium Decorations

When decorating your aquarium, you may want to create a look inspired by nature. We've picked out some of the best natural-looking aquarium decorations.

Best Aquarium Heaters for Tropical Fish

Just because you don't live in the tropics, it doesn't mean you can't have a tropical tank. Here are our picks for the best aquarium heaters for tropical fish.

Oscars and Aquarium Plants: Can You Have Both?

Some fish and aquarium plants don't go together. If you're thinking of adding Oscars to your planted tank, keep these important facts in mind.

The Best Aquarium Thermometers

Keeping your tank water at the perfect temperature is extremely important. That's why you need the best aquarium thermometer for your tank.

Growing and Propagating Your Own Coral

Feel like fragging? If you want to propagate your own coral, you sure do! This cost-effective practice lets you grow your own coral.

Can You Sustain a Planted Tank Without a Filter?

You don't have fish in your aquarium, just plants. That means you don't need a filter, right? Here's why you may want to add a filter to your planted tank.

Tips for Keeping Your Aquarium Water Quality High

You may not be able to see it, but the quality of the water in your aquarium makes all the difference. Here's why your water quality needs to be high.

Tips for Keeping Fiddler Crabs in Your Brackish Tank

Fiddler Crabs make a wonderful addition to a brackish tank. Easy to care for and fun to watch, here's what you need to know about the fiddler crab.

How to Use Aquatic Mosses in Your Planted Tank

To make your tank truly spectacular, try adding moss to the mix. With many types to choose from, moss adds a lush and natural touch to your aquarium.

Aquarium LED Review: Finnex Planted+ 24/7

For perfect lighting, no matter what time of day, the Finnex Planted+ 24/7 LED fixture offers a hands-free simulated sunrise and sunset effect.

Freshwater Clams: An Underutilized Invertebrate

Does your aquarium have a couple of clams? You need to add a few to your tank – these invertebrates are for more than just show. When you think about c…

How to Safely Clean Your Tank and Aquarium Decorations

If you're sprucing up your tank with aquarium dcor, it's going to need to be cleaned. Here's how to do it without endangering your fishes' environment.

Setting a Schedule for Routine Tank Maintenance

Aquariums need to be maintained regularly - it's essential to keeping your fish healthy and your tank looking its best.

6 Popular Aquarium Fish You Need To Avoid

Just because a fish is readily available, it doesn't mean you should keep it in your own aquarium. Here are six fish that shouldn't be in your tank.

Best Fish Food for Algae Eaters

Finding the perfect combination of aquarium inhabitants is an art. You want to find species that are compatible with each other in terms of size and color, but you also have to think about aggression and diet as well. Once you’ve established the ideal balance, it can be challenging to add a new inhabitant to the tank. If you’re struggling to control problem algae, however, adding a new species could be your best option. Bristlenose Plecostomus, oto cats, and other algae eaters are a natural and long-term solution for problem algae, but they require care of their own.

Expand Your Saltwater Tank With a Refugium

Want tag on a new addition to your saltwater tank? With a refugium, you can add greater water capacity to your main tank for a host of benefits.

Readers’ Picks: Top 12 Live Amano Shrimp Buys

Who knew that Amazon was a great place to buy live shrimp? From start to drop off, happy customers are reporting no casualties en route.

Buying Guide: Best Betta Fish Tanks

Betta fish tanks are designed to provide optimal comfort to a fish of their size and make sure your vibrantly colored pet thrives in its new environment.

Best Sponge Filters for Aquariums

Sponge filters provide mechanical filtration and, over time, may provide biological filtration as well.

How to Properly Acclimate New Fish in the Aquarium

When it comes to aquariums, how you add new fish to your tank is important to their safety and well being. Tips for acclimatizing fish to your aquarium.

Tips and Tricks for Stocking a Community Tank

You've decided to stock your own community tank. But what fish will get along together in your Zen aquarium? Here's what you need to know.

Betta Leaf Hammock is the Perfect Fit for Any Tank

Researchers suggest keeping bettas happy by housing them in large, landscaped tanks. This hammock is a great addition to any enclosure.

Biotope Tanks: What Are They and How Do You Cultivate One?

Before you buy, have you narrowed down your choice of fish tank? If you're looking into freshwater, the Biotope tank may be just what you're looking for.

What Are the Most Attractive Corals for a Reef Tank?

Broccoli, bubbles and... open brains? These are just a few coral types that will bloom in your aquarium and give your reef environment life.

Best Aquarium Filters

Go with the flow and keep your tank sparkling clean. Choose from our list of the best aquarium filters to ensure your tank is properly maintained.

Get to Know the Bristlenose Pleco

A lesser known variety of the species, the Bristlenose Pleco has a lot going for it. Easy to care for, this fish makes a great addition to home aquariums.

Aquarium Basics: Let’s Talk About Amazon Sword Plants

When it comes to freshwater tanks, the Amazon Sword Plant is a fan favorite - for many reasons. Here are the basics you need to know about this tank staple.

Fish RX: Hikari PraziPro Fights Parasite Infestations

What do you do when your fish get sick? Before or after parasites invade your aquarium, medicate your fish with Hikari PraziPro.

The 5 Stimulating Spawning Methods of Fish

The spawning habits of aquarium fish are fascinating. When it comes to reproducing, fish fall into one of these five spawning types.

Best Aquarium Maintenance Supplies

Your tank is perfect - but how do you keep it that way? You need the right aquarium maintenance supplies to keep it looking its best.

Best Aquarium Testing Supplies

Depending on what kind of fish you're stocking your tank with, you're going to need to test the water to make sure it's just right. Here are the best aquarium testing supplies to help you out.

Top 5 LED Aquarium Lighting Systems

Light up your tank with LED lighting. But which system do you choose? Here are our top five picks for LED aquarium lighting systems.

Cichlids: One Of The World’s Most Fascinating Freshwater Fish Specie

Colorful and plentiful, cichlids are a popular freshwater aquarium fish. If you're looking to add them to your tank, here are a few basics to keep in mind.

Top 5 Invertebrates to Hire For Your Freshwater Cleanup Crew

Taking care of your aquarium is hard work - you need to bring in some extra muscle! Here are 5 invertebrates that you want on your freshwater cleanup crew.

Best Aquarium Pumps

Pump it up! To improve the lives of your fish, you need to invest in the right equipment. Here are our top picks for the best aquarium pumps.

Paludariums Have Room For More Than Just Fish

Who says an aquarium is just for fish? A paludarium can house a host of animals and plants that takes on the feel of your very own exotic wetland!

Aquascaping: A Tank of Beauty

A tank can be a place to flex your artistic muscle. If you'd like to set up a stunning aquascape, you'll want to follow these tips to do it right.

5 Fish Questions You Always Wanted to Ask

There's no such thing as a stupid question. But if you're too hesitant to raise your hand, here are 5 fish questions you always wanted to ask.

4 Most Common Mistakes New Aquarium Hobbyists Make

Hey, we all make mistakes. And when it comes to aquariums, there are a few common ones that new hobbyists are bound to make.

Add Color to Your Tank With Freshwater Shrimp

Have you ever thought of adding freshwater shrimp to your aquarium? A wonderful addition to any tank, shrimp brighten and bring zest to a tank.

Keeping Carnivorous Plants in Your Home Aquarium

Don’t let the name scare you off. Adding carnivorous plants to your tank can take your aquarium to a new level of uniqueness. When you are ready to s…

Best Substrates for Saltwater Tanks

Make your saltwater tank look its glorious best. Decorate your aquarium with the best substrates for saltwater tanks and let it shine!

Top 5 Live Plants to Use in Brackish Aquariums

A mix of salt and freshwater, brackish aquariums present its own set of challenges. Here are a few plants that hold up in this type of tank.

How To Speak Fish: More Than Just Blowing Bubbles

You may not hear it, but your fish have a way of talking to each other. Even though they don't make a sound, their actions speak louder than words!

Top 5 Low Light Corals for a Beginner Reef Tank

You want to start a coral reef tank, but you're not sure where to start. Here are five types of coral that are great for beginners.

Daily and Weekly Coral Reef Tank Maintenance Schedule

You've set up your coral reef tank and it looks spectacular. But don't rest on your laurels - daily and weekly maintenance to make sure it stays that way.