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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Swordtail Fish Care Guide

by Adam Edmond

Swordtail fish (Xiphophorous hellerii) are a very popular community aquarium fish. Their popularity stems from their ease of care and peaceful nature. They have quite unique types of fins with a great variety of colors, […]

Acrylic Aquarium: Best Tank for You?

by Adam Edmond

Many aquariums are made of acrylic or glass though sometimes the differences between the two are lost on the general public.  One notable difference is that acrylic tanks typically cost more.  This makes some people […]

Hardscape for Your Aquascape

by Adam Edmond

Gravel,wood, sand, rock, and several decorative items are essential hardscape materials for an optimal aquascape layout. Hardscape is quite an interesting hobby that requires passion and creativity. It is important to understand the color adjustment […]

Platy Care Guide

by Adam Edmond

Platy (xiphophorus) is a very popular tropical freshwater fish species held by aquarists around the world. They are extremely beautiful, small fish and come in every single color imaginable. Part of their popularity is due […]

Different types of Bottom Feeder Fish

by Adam Edmond

The three levels of fish species are surface feeding, mid-water feeding, and bottom feeder fish; it is important to know which type of fish you want to keep when starting your aquarium. Surface feeding fish […]