Robert Walker - February - 5 - 2012 - Add Comments

Although normally harmless, snails can, however be problematic. They can destroy the natural balance of the aquarium and, depending on the species, they can kill plants. Find out what to do to remove excess freshwater snails in the aquarium. Most times, aquarium snails are quite beneficial: effectively clean place, reducing the amount of nitrates, are fascinating creatures, peaceful and, depending on the species, may help plant growth. However, when parasitic species multiply disallowed, they will begin to compete with other  [ Read More ]

  Robert Walker - November - 25 - 2011 - Add Comments

Capturing the fish Once you have all the answers regarding what you want and you have decided to buy, you can star to catch the targeted fish. It is recommended that the transport water used to carry the fish in a bag to come right from the tank where your fish lives. It’s your right to choose the fish or group of fish you want, and a good seller will be able to catch exactly the fish you just indicated.  [ Read More ]

  Robert Walker - November - 17 - 2011 - Add Comments

For an aquarist, a power failure can be a tragedy. A power failure will lead not only to a light blackout but it will also leave your tank with no oxygen for the fish and with no water filterer. In such a situation we need to act quickly to minimize the damage as much as possible. Here are some tips that you should keep in mind when you experience a power failure! What you should do if a power failure  [ Read More ]

  Robert Walker - October - 25 - 2011 - Add Comments

First you need to know that a planted aquarium needs substrate. The substrate is placed on the bottom of the aquarium and its main role is to support plants. It should have a thickness of 5-7 cm to allow plant roots to grow freely. The substrate is accumulating food debris and excrement of fish that play the role of nutrients for plants. The substrate can be composed of gravel, sand or peat covered with sand. Do not use sand or  [ Read More ]

  Robert Walker - October - 22 - 2011 - Add Comments

Once you have finished installing the aquarium with freshwater fish and you are really pleased with the way they look, not only you will remain comfortably sit and admire the colors and graceful movements of the tiny fish but you will also want to remain beautiful in the future as well… Yes, these are the most beautiful times and to always enjoy the beauty of your tank you will still have to put some work into this in order to  [ Read More ]

  Robert Walker - October - 18 - 2011 - Add Comments

The optimum temperature for heating the aquarium is 25 to 26 ° C. Maintaining this temperature is achieved with different heating tools. For a beginner it is preferable to use an immersion heating device, its strength should be depending on the tank volume, so 1 W to 1 liter of water. Particular emphasis should be paid to the location of heating elements in the aquarium. The heating device will be placed so that heat is released uniformly throughout the tank  [ Read More ]

  Robert Walker - October - 14 - 2011 - Add Comments

Any aquarist, whether beginner or experienced, will face even with the need to treat water and fish in the aquarium. What to do and how to do it, is explained in the rows below! Fish kept in aquariums, can develop certain diseases caused by bacteria, fungi or parasites, against which you can buy different drugs in stores. However, it does not hurt to be careful with them, because not all substances in pet shops are tested for eradication of pests  [ Read More ]

  Robert Walker - October - 12 - 2011 - Add Comments

Whenever considering acquiring a new aquarium, before ordering / buying one, you should think twice, what do you need it for and only then follow that path. Firstly we have to define the purpose for which we want to use the tank (quarantine, maternity, baby growth, adults or decorative aquarium, generally associated with more species). Then we have to choose the species of fish. On the Internet there are accurate data on all species. Most species don’t have special habitat  [ Read More ]

  Robert Walker - October - 6 - 2011 - Add Comments

Filtering the tank water is essential if you want your fish to lead long, healthy lives. However, filtering fish tank equipment can sometimes be very expensive. Nevertheless, if you have a drinking water filter, you can use the filtered water for the fish tank, as long as your filter is very good at trapping chlorine. On, you can find some great reviews of the filters that can rid your tap water of chlorine. This way, you will have clear  [ Read More ]

  Robert Walker - October - 5 - 2011 - Add Comments

It is well known that salt water fish are more difficult to care for than freshwater fish. Not all fish placed in the stores selling aquariums are actually adjusted to life in captivity. Find out first what you want Before you buy try to set the record straight about what kind of environment you would like to have in your tank, types of fish that live well together and how they behave. When you enter the store would be better  [ Read More ]

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