It's not easy being green... or brown... or red. How many different types of freshwater algae are you familiar with and how to you control it?
Aquariums with discus are visually stunning, but many have stayed away from this fish because of its complicated care. But it's easier than you think!
Hey, we all make mistakes. And when it comes to aquariums, there are a few common ones that new hobbyists are bound to make.
A different take on planted tanks, emersed plant life gives your aquarium dimension. Let's talk about the ins and outs of emersed aquarium plants.
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.
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.
One of the most popular aquarium fish species is the Oscar. Brilliantly colored and quite smart, there's a lot you didn't know about these tough fish.
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.
The right lights make all the difference to your freshwater aquarium. Offering much more than just illumination, aquarium lighting helps feed your plants.
Even the smallest pests can mess up the most pristine aquarium. Here are four common (and annoying) pests that could cause problems in your freshwater tank.
Get on the Bucephelandra bandwagon. The latest trend in aquariums, Buce can turn your tank into colorful oasis and the centerpiece of your home.
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.
Want to join like-minded fish enthusiasts near you? The Eastern Betta Society in an online community where you can log in and talk betta!
Let's get to the bottom of aquarium substrate! Depending on what kind of tank you set up, you need to choose the right substrate for it.
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.
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.
Researchers suggest keeping bettas happy by housing them in large, landscaped tanks. This hammock is a great addition to any enclosure.
One of the most important pieces of equipment you'll need for your aquarium is a filter. The canister or hang-on filter - which one is best for your needs?
You've decided to make a change from a fish-only to a planted tank. When you're ready to add live plants to the mix, here are some tips you should follow.
What amazing talent lurks in your tank? Take a front row seat - you won't believe the specular show that's going on in your aquarium!
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.
Take a walk on the wild side! You know about bettas, but do you know about wild betta fish? Let's look at wild bettas that can be kept in an aquarium.
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.
The first step is admitting you have a problem. The second step is to set up a YouTube channel and record your tank obsession - just like Rachel O'Leary!
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.