Are Oceanic Tanks Tempered, Can You Drill Them?

Given the company that created and manufactured oceanic tanks no longer makes them (Check out why here) It can be difficult to track down specifics about the old tanks that you might find at secondary markets. One question that pops up frequently is about its ability to be drilled. Are Oceanic tanks tempered? Yes, the … Read more

How To Prevent New Stem Plants From Dying in 3 Easy Steps

Looking to add more stem plants in your aquarium but find they seem to die too easily? There are a few tricks involved in keeping stem plants alive during the transition period. These 3 easy steps have helped countless aquarists get their stem plants to thrive and ensure that your new stem plants have a … Read more

Do Goldfish Get Bored? Yes

Ever wonder if goldfish get bored? Yup. Just like any other pet you may have had, Goldfish do get bored. They live a healthier life if you give them plenty of fish toys, obstacles, plants, and friends to keep their little minds active! Key Takeaways Goldfish are capable of boredom. You can engage them with … Read more

Picking the Best Substrate for a Freshwater Aquarium

Choosing the right substrate for your freshwater aquarium seems like a daunting task when you first start out. And you know what? It is a daunting task even for us experts. The truth is, choosing a substrate can be as easy or as complicated as you want to make it. If you are trying to … Read more

How Many Cory Catfish in a 30 Gallon Tank Can You Have?

Corydoras need a fairly large tank, and a 30 gallon is a good start in giving them what they require. With that said, you may need to know how many cory catfish you can put in a 30-gallon tank before it’s overstocked. There are a few things you need to consider. There are 2 maximum … Read more

How Many Cory Catfish in a 5 Gallon Tank?

Corydoras are great starter fish for someone whos relatively new to the hobby. While they are slightly more sensitive to water quality than some of the other fish on this list, they are still very hardy overall. So, if you’re just starting out, how many cory catfish can you put in a 5-gallon tank? The … Read more