The first fish you ever owned was probably a bright-colored guppy. Guppies are absolute staples in an aquarium. But do you know whether your guppies were male or female? Guppies thrive in the tropical waters of South America. Their unique markings make them beautiful
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Most aquarists have a panic moment when they go on holiday. What will happen to their beloved fish while they’re away? How will that precious Betta fish survive without food (if the automatic fish feeder should jam)? So, how long can Betta fish go
Similar to Discus in terms of water parameters and temperament, Severum, aka Banded Cichlids, are quite popular in the aquarium trade. They have a relatively long lifespan and often exhibit interesting swimming behaviors. However, aquarists are mostly fascinated by their unique body shape, coloration,
Except for a few, most fish and amphibians are cold-blooded creatures whose metabolic functions are influenced by environmental temperature. While it helps them survive with less energy and food, their biological functions cease to perform optimally in considerably higher or lower temperatures. As the
Irrespective of the building material used, waterproof silicone is integral to the aquarium building process. Aquarium silicone makes a covalent bond between two surfaces, acrylic or glass, and creates a long-lasting, waterproof joint. It also finds use in aquarium repairs and decorative fixtures. While
Sunlight, technically photons, serves the initial energy necessary for photosynthesis. Artificial LED lights, while not 100%, supplement the lack of sunlight in planted aquariums. However, only the lights made specifically for this purpose have the ability to fulfill the requirements and cause your aquarium