Blog

How to Start a Saltwater Aquarium with a Coral Reef

Liven Up Your Saltwater Aquarium with a Coral Reef A saltwater aquarium a stunning piece of living artwork. A coral reef makes it even better, capturing the beauty of one of nature’s most intricate and diverse biomes. Reef aquariums require a lot of care and aren’t for beginners, but if you’ve got some experience, the…
Read more

How Can a Custom Aquarium Design Improve a Space?

Create a Custom Aquarium Design that Complements Your Commercial Space! An aquarium is a great way to brighten up any space—but have you ever seen an aquarium that just doesn’t look right? Something about it was off and made it seem out of place, like it belonged elsewhere. You may not have realized it at…
Read more

6 Beginner Aquarium Care Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

Learn From Others’ Mistakes—Do Aquarium Care The Right Way! There are many ways to do an aquarium right—thousands of species of fish and invertebrates you can include, countless combinations of plants and coral, and endless possibilities for aquarium design. But there are also definitely ways to do an aquarium wrong. When you’re first starting out,…
Read more

A Guide to Proper Aquarium Lighting

What is the right type of aquarium lighting for my tank? [caption id="attachment_2805" align="alignright" width="100"] Click for full size image[/caption] Tis’ the season for stringing lights around our homes but we must not forget the aquarium lighting. The quality of aquatic life is directly related to the quality of the aquarium lighting. Since the sun…
Read more

What Do You Feed Your Freshwater and Saltwater Fish?

Feed Your Freshwater and Saltwater Fish Well This Holiday Season! Thanksgiving approaches, and hosts have started planning their feasts, taking into account the needs and tastes of their guests: loaded mashed potatoes for Dad because they’re his favorite, gluten-free stuffing for your cousin with the allergy, meatless pot roast for your vegetarian sister, etc. But…
Read more

How to Overcome the Challenges of Breeding Tropical Fish

There are many ways to interact with your tropical fish and get enjoyment out of your aquarium—watching them swim around, feeding them, teaching them tricks, etc. But one of the biggest ways to get long-term satisfaction out of your aquarium, and maybe even an income, is breeding tropical fish. But every variety of fish has…
Read more

The Guide to Healthy Water in your Home Aquarium

A Healthy Home Aquarium If you are a new aquarist you should know that the single most important aspect of a healthy home aquarium is quality water. Many issues can arise from poor quality water including death to your marine life. Take the time to care for your home aquarium and its underwater inhabitants and…
Read more

How Aquarium Care Keeps Fish Disease at Bay

Aquarium care involves a lot of aspects, including tank cleaning, water changes, and more, but what it all comes down to is one thing: the health of your aquarium’s ecosystem. Every maintenance task you do is performed with the end goal of ensuring that the fish in your aquarium stay healthy and active. But, like…
Read more

Top 10 Freshwater Fish You Want in Your Aquarium

The biggest decision which any aquarist will make when creating a freshwater aquarium is choosing which freshwater fish will populate it—but there are so many to choose from. While freshwater accounts for 0.3% of the water on our planet, there are over 15,000 species of freshwater fish and counting. Not all of these are suitable…
Read more