The cherry-like lump on the head of a flowerhorn fish is called a nuchal hump, or kok.

Flowerhorn Fish: All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go

March 31, 2019

If you look at flowerhorn fish at just the right angle, it looks like they’re wearing elegant hats for a black-tie affair from a different era. The look rather suits them. You might also see a chef’s hat, so perhaps it’s its way of disguising itself as everyone’s favorite cook to keep from being eaten [&hellip

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Knowing what fish tank owners should do during a power outage can help protect your livestock from uncomfortable or even dangerous conditions.

What Fish Tank Owners Should Do During a Power Outage

March 18, 2019

From the lighting to the filter, your fish tank relies on various pieces of technology in order to keep your fish safe. If the power goes out, it can disturb your fish as much as the humans and other pets in your household. Being prepared by knowing what fish tank owners should do during a [&hellip

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Yellow tang and clownfish are in a fish tank. Choosing a freshwater aquarium or saltwater aquarium is a tough choice.

Freshwater Aquarium or Saltwater Aquarium: How Do You Possibly Decide?

March 12, 2019

Once you’ve decided that you’re going to have a fish tank installed, the next choice is this: freshwater aquarium or saltwater aquarium. “How do I possibly decide?” you wonder. “I want all the fish!” It’s a tough decision, we know. We love them all too. Knowing the pros and cons regarding both freshwater and saltwater [&hellip

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There are 70 different species of betta fish.

Bad to the Fishbone: Everything You Want to Know About the Bold and Beautiful Betta

February 24, 2019

The betta fish is bad to the bone, and it knows it. With a personality four times its size and an unforgettable flair, the most popular betta fish are named Japanese fighting fish or Siamese fighting fish for a reason. They can be very aggressive, so much so that they need their own fish tank. [&hellip

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If you plan to add shrimp in a fish tank, prepare to have some fun.

What You Should Know About Including Shrimp in a Fish Tank

February 20, 2019

Various types of shrimp make awesome cleaners. They clean up the tank of algae, skin, and plant waste, as well as provide it with something different for you to watch. As long as you know the best ways to care for shrimp in a fish tank, you should have a good cleaner in there for [&hellip

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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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