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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Convict Cichlid Care and Breeding Guide

by Adam Edmond

Among the least demanding fish is the convict cichlid. It also boasts of an interesting personality. In fact, many hobbyists love to observe how the couples take proper care of their juveniles. That is not […]

Invasive Aquatic Plants for Sale: To Buy or Not?

by Adam Edmond

Invasive aquatic plants are non-native plants that outcompete native plants in a body of water, therefore possibly messing with the ecological balance. Typically seen as a nuisance and a threat in bodies of water, they’re […]

How to Euthanize a Fish Guide

by Adam Edmond

Aquarists are faced with a lot of difficult decisions, from the choice of fish tank size to the arrangement of the plants, rocks, and driftwood around the tank, to the fish that get to live […]

Peppered Cory: Face Off with Other Corys

by Adam Edmond

Corydoras are fascinating fish that scour your tank for bits and scraps of food. Because they tend to stay at the bottom, you get to fill the middle and upper portions with other fish like […]

Discus Fish Care: A Beginner’s Guide

by Adam Edmond

Discus have been so extensively bred that they almost have an infinite array of patterns and color combinations. With so many stunning variations, both in the wild and in home aquariums, discus have won the […]

Hornwort Care and Maintenance Guide

by Adam Edmond

Aquarium enthusiasts are awed by the hornwort for a number of reasons. First, it boasts of a beautiful green color that looks dazzling in a tank. Secondly, it can grow up to lengths of two […]

Community Fish: The Top 7 Most Underrated

by Adam Edmond

Community tanks are fun to watch because of the bursts of colours from fish zipping from corner to corner, complemented by lush green forests of plants and moss, and dancing lines of light from the […]

25 Gallon Fish Tank Setup Guide

by Adam Edmond

Aquatic pets are perhaps some of the most underrated pets, especially when compared to the fluffier, huggable contenders like dogs, cats, or even hamsters. What they lack in cuteness or fur, however, they make up […]

American Flagfish Care and Breeding Guide

by Adam Edmond

Planted tanks usually have shoaling fish that guide the viewer’s eye around the lush scenery meticulously crafted by the aquarist. These shoaling fish often have metallic tinges and bright red, blue, or yellow, streaks that […]

Shrimp Tank Setting Up Guide

by Adam Edmond

Shrimps can vary in species from dwarf shrimp to ghost shrimp and so on. Keeping shrimp in tank can be fun but you need to know all the tank requirements for that. These tank inhabitants […]