Natural ways to control algae growth in a fish tank is to regularly clean the live rock, gravel, and plants.

Keep It at Bay: 11 Ways to Control Algae Growth

January 31, 2019

Algae is a natural part of the underwater ecosystem. For that reason, some algae growth is beneficial for a fish tank. However, too much algae can create a harmful and unnatural environment for your wildlife. Aquarium owners must take steps to balance and control algae growth, and most of them are relatively easy to do. [&hellip

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Some interesting killifish facts include the fact that there are more than 1,000 species of killifish, as well as the fact that annual killifish only live for up to 9 months.

Freshwater Life: Killifish Facts

January 29, 2019

Despite its deceptive name, the killifish is one of the most peaceful freshwater fish. In addition to its calm demeanor, the killifish also is less fussy than some other aquarium fish. As if that’s not enough to make it popular among hobbyists, it also adds brilliant color to a fish tank. The main problem with [&hellip

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How do fish drink water? Or do fish drink water at all? It's a question many people ask. The answer is different depending on if it is a freshwater fish or saltwater fish.

How Do Fish Drink Water?

January 19, 2019

One question many people have asked is: Do fish drink water? Just like humans live in air and also breathe it, fish need to consume water to survive. How they get water into their bodies, however, is the interesting part. Saltwater and freshwater fish take in water differently. They do need salt in their bodies [&hellip

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Vitamins for freshwater and saltwater fish can accomplish everything from making the color of fish more vibrant to helping the fish recover from an illness.

Supplements and Vitamins for Freshwater and Saltwater Fish

January 12, 2019

In addition to healthy foods, there are several types of vitamins for freshwater and saltwater fish that will give their skin a healthy glow, strengthen their teeth, improve their overall health, make their hair longer and silkier. … OK that last one is only for humans and maybe dogs, but the rest is all believed [&hellip

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If you are considering obtaining one for a freshwater aquarium, there are a few oscar fish facts you should know, such as the fact that it's one of the smartest freshwater fish around.

Freshwater Life: Facts About the Brilliant Oscar Fish

December 31, 2018

Oscar fish tend to stand out. Once you own one, everyone knows it. It’s probably because it’s one of the toughest and smartest freshwater fish out there. It also grows to a much bigger size than some other fish. With all of this to back it up, it can really command your attention. If you’re [&hellip

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The Coral Beauty Angelfish is one of the most popular fish for saltwater aquariums.

Saltwater Life: Coral Beauty Angelfish Facts You Should Know

December 28, 2018

The aptly named coral beauty angelfish is undoubtedly one of the most popular fish for saltwater aquariums.  It’s known as one of the most beautiful dwarf angelfish available for business or home aquariums. Because it is friendly, strong, relatively peaceful, and easy to maintain, it’s also ideal for a beginning enthusiast. If you already own [&hellip

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