The best types of fish food to select depend on the types of fish you have. Angelfish, shown here, are mainly carnivores.

Types of Fish Food: What are the Differences?

September 17, 2019

Many fish are picky eaters. Some won’t eat certain types of fish food at all, while others are fine with almost anything you give them. It’s important to know the difference and give the fish what they want, mainly because you don’t want other fish in the tank to become fish food. And that can [&hellip

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Black ghost knifefish originate from the dark rivers of South America, such as the Amazon Basin shown here.

Black Ghost Knifefish: Smooth, Suave, and Sneaky

July 31, 2019

Fascinating doesn’t even begin to describe the black ghost knifefish, one of the most unique fish out there. And considering the thousands of different breeds and their traits, that’s saying a whole lot! Characterized by its long, sleek body and lack of scales, the black ghost knifefish is perfectly camouflaged in the wild and is [&hellip

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Tropical fish can be either saltwater fish or freshwater fish. They are often vibrantly colored and tend to prefer slightly warmer water in the fish tank.

Tropical Fish: What Defines Them and Which Breeds are Popular for Aquariums

July 21, 2019

For those new to owning an aquarium, the concept of tropical fish may need to be explored. On the surface, the phrase may seem obvious, but there are still some basic facts new hobbyists may not realize. What are Tropical Fish? Tropical fish are defined as any number of fish found in aquatic tropical environments [&hellip

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Angelfish are among the more versatile aquarium fish.

What are the Differences Between Freshwater Fish and Saltwater Fish?

June 18, 2019

On the surface, the differences between freshwater fish and saltwater fish are obvious: one lives in saltwater and the other lives in freshwater.  If you delve deeper into the issue, however, you’ll see there are actually several less apparent differences based on the biology and history of the fish. In fact, you could say the [&hellip

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Facts about Discus Fish: Their bodies are flat and round like a discus, and they have distinctive markings on their bodies. Known as the King of the Aquarium, this freshwater fish gets brighter when it senses threat.

King of the Aquarium: Facts about Discus Fish

May 28, 2019

A discus fish is certainly eye-catching, and its body shape gives it a unique elegance that you would enjoy seeing in your freshwater aquarium. But fair warning: discus fish need a lot of love and attention, so they’re more ideal for experienced hobbyists. If you want to give one a home with you anyway or [&hellip

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Bubble algae in a saltwater fish tank is considered a pest.

What is This Bubble Algae in My Saltwater Fish Tank?

May 13, 2019

Bubble algae may look pretty in a saltwater aquarium, but it’s important to bite the bullet and make efforts to eliminate them from the tank anyway. This type of algae can multiply before you know it, essentially ruining your beautiful aquarium and endangering the fish and other wildlife. What is Bubble Algae? Bubble algae look [&hellip

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