Can Axolotls Go on Land? Dos & Don’ts

Can Axolotls Go on Land

Axolotls are some of the most fascinating pets that you can own. From their dragon-like appearance to their mysterious behavior, there’s a lot to love about this gorgeous reptile. That said, there’s one question burning in many curious minds: can axolotls live on land? The short answer is — no, they can’t. Unfortunately, axolotls have … Read more

Why Is My Fish Tank Cloudy? 5 Reasons & Solutions

Why Is My Fish Tank Cloudy

Few things make aquarium keepers more proud than a crystal clear aquarium filled with vibrant fish, lush plants, and a beautiful scape. However, there’s one problem that many aquarists face: cloudiness. Cloudiness in a tank can obscure the view and prevent you from admiring the beauty of your hard work. Luckily, in this article, we’ve … Read more

Can Fish Drown? How to Know?

Can Fish Drown

In humans, drowning is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional injury, estimating its annual global death toll to 236,000. And believe it or not, the incidence of drowning in fish is far more bigger, wider and more frequent. But how is this possible since fish are aquatic animals, and they are well adapted to breathe … Read more

Indian Almond Leaves: Benefits & How to Use

Indian Almond Leaves

Aside from its biological function, we place plants in our aquarium to add greenery and increase its aesthetic beauty. We often choose to keep healthy and vibrantly colored plants that make our fish happy, even if they live in a confined space. But this is not always the case. I have seen many set-ups with … Read more

Planaria Worms in Aquarium: How to Kill Them

planaria in aquarium

If you’ve noticed long, flat worms with triangular heads scurrying around your aquarium water, chances are you’re dealing with planaria worms. These pests can be a real pain in your fish tank as not only do they look unsightly, but they’re notoriously hard to eradicate once an infestation sets in. But don’t worry, our guide … Read more

2 Easy Methods To Acclimate Fish: Floating & Drip

Methods To Acclimate Fish

Many fish die during transportation from their natural habitat to the pet stores, and even more, die before they reach customers’ homes. According to WWF, the case is more severe with sensitive saltwater fish, with about 80% dying before enjoying a stay in a new aquarium. Shock due to sourcing & transportation handling is the … Read more

How Long Should My Aquarium Light Be On?

how long should aquarium lights be on

We all agree that aquarium lights illuminate our tank and bring out the beauty of our fish, plants, and other tank residents. However, we commonly disagree with and differ in practice regarding how long aquarium lights should be on. Some turn it on 24/7, others for a couple of hours at night, while some only … Read more

How to Keep Fish Tank Clean: 15 Easy Methods

How to Keep Fish Tank Clean

Educating fish owners, hobbyists, and traders about the importance of tank maintenance still remains the most effective way of increasing aquarium fish mortality. This is because more fish in aquariums are killed by poor tank maintenance than any other causes, not even infectious diseases. Simple habits like cleaning the filters, regular water changes, and cleaning … Read more

Fish Dying After Water Change: Why & How To Save

fish dying after water change

Improper water changes still remain among the most common causes of aquarium fish deaths. This is a prevalent problem among many beginner hobbyists, but even experienced aquarists lose one or two fish to small errors during the water-changing process. Many things can go wrong to make your fish die immediately after a water change. Preventative … Read more