On the one hand, once you get the hang of all that goes into fish keeping, maintaining an aquarium is quite simple. On the other hand, there are many concepts that are not obvious and that need to be understood to keep healthy fish and plants.
Here are some articles that summarize some of the most useful things I have learned in building and maintaining our aquarium.
Planning what fish and inverts are going to go in an aquarium is always daunting: how many fish, what species for your aquarium size, what fish will play nice with one another. So many questions th...Read More
I recently wrote a post on the merits of keeping an aquarium journal and thought I would post an example of an aquarium journal. This is the journal I started when setting up our Share on Facebook &nb...Read More
I tend to like to documents things carefully in my life, from finances to hobbies. When I got into fish keeping I decided to start an aquarium journal to keep track of all the Share on Facebook &nb...Read More
When setting up our little nano planted aquarium, I wanted to make it home to some shrimp. It was something new and challenging that I had not tried in my previous childhood aquarium. I am so glad tha...Read More
When I was gathering various tubs and containers to use in my aquarium maintenance, I wondered what plastic containers would be suitable and safe to use. I didn’t want a plastic container that...Read More
The first time I read about a Python water changer, I knew it was what I wanted to use for my new aquarium’s maintenance. There are several challenges with performing a water change for your aqu...Read More
I have used Seachem’s products in our Fluval Spec V since we built it up. I love their Prime water conditioner and Flourish Excel for plant growth. The one challenge to using their very conc...Read More
This is the first full year that our aquarium has been up and running, so we are learning new things every month. What we have learned at the start of this summer is that we are having a hard time b...Read More