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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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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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