Virtually every fish owner has gazed at their aquarium and wondered how many fish can be put there. Unfortunately, aquariums don’t have a stocking chart slapped on the side. As a result, many an owner unwittingly overstock their tank, sometimes with a disastrous outcome. So, how does a fish owner answer how many fish will my aquarium hold? There are several factors to consider, as well as several methods for calculating safe stocking levels.
The mesmerizing feeling of warm sun rays leaning down into tropical waters and breaking back through the water’s vivid facade as it rebounds off the glistening scales of a rare fish provides an experience that stays in one’s memory for a lifetime. Top Ten Most Beautiful and Colorful Fish – Our List… Read More »Top Ten Most Beautiful and Colorful Fish
Active and hardy-shoaling fish barbs make a great addition to any aquarium with suitably sized inhabitants, and they’re an excellent choice for beginners. Though they prefer slightly acidic water, they can adapt to various conditions and are easy to feed and look after. Here, we discuss in-depth Barb information for types and breeding.
One of the most splendid of all tropical aquarium inhabitants is the Angelfish. This is a popular opinion when people first consider keeping tropical fish. Though they can be fragile when small they grow up to be relatively hardy fish and, with proper care, should thrive in… Read More »Angelfish Information: Care, Tankmates, Feeding and Breeding
This Freshwater fish compatibility chart shows what types of fish are compatible with one another. To determine if a fish is compatible with another species just match up the two fish types and look for the corresponding color or letter code. The letter H means… Read More »Tropical Fish Compatability Chart
Although many believe that Bettas can only be housed by themselves because they’ll “kill” anything alive in the tank, Bettas CAN be housed with other fish/invertebrates. In fact, there are quite a few species that can successfully coexist with a Betta. The general rule is… Read More »Tank Mates For Your Betta
You don’t have to have intentions of breeding fish to be curious about the sex of your fish. Knowing the sex of your fish can help you understand the behaviors your fish exhibit. Depending on the species, determining the sex of a fish ranges from easy to… Read More »How Do I Tell the Sex of My Fish?
I would like to clarify the myth that Garra Rufa (Doctor Fish) are hard to take care of. First of all, this is not true. Most spas have employees that sometimes do not know anything about fish care. However, they are given short seminars and they are… Read More »Breeding and Care, Maintenance of Garra Rufa, Doctor Fish
In case some of you still don’t know what, a fish spa is, it is quite simple. All you have to do is buy or acquire some Garra Rufa, have a container or presumably a tank, and then you now have your mini spa at… Read More »Where to Buy Garra Rufa, Doctor Fish and Other Information
Brilliantly colored and highly active, Killifish are an enduringly popular choice for the tropical aquarium. They’re highly adaptable and comparatively hardy, with varieties suitable to almost every tank set-up. Happy in large shoals but mostly too small to need a lot of space per individual, they’re easy to please and to be pleased by. Read on for Killfish information and their care, diet, and breeding.