Saltwater vs Freshwater

When delving into the world of aquariums it is important to find which side you’re on, fresh or salt. The difference in maintenance, cost, fish choices and all the small nuances between saltwater vs freshwater aquariums makes it quite a difficult choice. Choosing the wrong type of aquarium can easily put people against the aquarium … Read more Saltwater vs Freshwater

Selecting Aquarium Substrate

Best Aquarium Substrate Guide The material found at the bottom of your aquarium is known as substrate. Choices for color and style are numerous, offering every aquarist the experience of personalizing their tank. Aquarium substrate sizes range from fine grains of sand to large stones. These can readily be chosen to create a natural, homely … Read more Selecting Aquarium Substrate

Aquarium Chemistry: Water Hardness, pH, gH, And kH

When maintaining aquatic life we are told to look out for pH and water hardness. That’s typically the end of fish store briefing, yet there is much more to learn about maintaining the perfect aquarium chemistry. Even where you live may have a huge impact on your water chemistry. By learning how to control these … Read more Aquarium Chemistry: Water Hardness, pH, gH, And kH

Temperature Swings In the Aquarium

Consistent temperature is essential to aquatic life. As pets, aquarium fish have very few threats on their lives. Of these threats stress is the most frequent killer of our beloved fish. What Does Infrequent Temperature Do? As the temperature changes in the aquarium our fish must adapt to their new environment. Constantly changing between a … Read more Temperature Swings In the Aquarium