The Aquarium Guide


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Create a Carpet in Your Planted Tank

Creating a carpeted tank is one of the most common goals, and for good reason—it’s a beautiful style to achieve in an aquarium. The pearling effect and vivid green perfectly accents many styles of Aquascaping […]

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Freshwater Angelfish

by Adam Edmond

Angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare) are unique freshwater cichlid species originally from South America. They are the most popular freshwater species with tall fins and glossy scales. Angelfish tend to be colorful, thin, and grow to about […]

Essential Fertilizer for a Planted Ttank

by Adam Edmond

Healthy plant growth depends on CO2 amount, lighting, and nutrients in the aquarium. There are two types of nutrients essential for plants: macronutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium) and micronutrients (trace elements such as zinc, boron, […]

Endler’s Livebearer

by Adam Edmond

Endler’s Livebeareris a species of warm water fish habituating in Venezuelan rivers rich in algae. Male and female body length is approximately 2.5 cm and 4.5 cm, respectively. They were originally discovered by Franklyn F. […]

Koi Fish Care

by Adam Edmond

Koi fish are a group of fish that originated from domesticated common carp (Cyprinus carpio). Common carp was known for their various colors many centuries ago in their natural habitat in Asia, most notably China. […]

Breeding Livebearing Fish

by Adam Edmond

For starters, it is important to say there are two kinds of fish when it comes to breeding: free-spawning (egg scatterers) and live bearing fish. The first type, free-spawning fish, just throw away their eggs […]