No Nitrates in Fish Tank? This is What It Means

You may be shocked to test your aquarium water and see that there are no nitrates present. There should always be trace nitrates in an aquarium, so what gives? Well, the answer is actually pretty straightforward, Let’s dive in. What causes no nitrates in an aquarium? There are a number of potential causes for no … Read more

Virgin Tank vs Ferts, c02, and Dosing, Which Is Better?

When it comes to choosing between a virgin tank and ferts, c02, and dosing, there are several factors to consider. Each option has its own benefits and drawbacks that need to be weighed before making a decision. In this article, we will explore each of these options in detail and help you decide which is … Read more

How Often Should You Feed Cory Catfish – Feeding Schedule

Looking up how often to feed cory catfish online will bring up many opinions, and most of them are ill-informed or outright wrong. How often to feed your corydoras catfish depends on a few factors, including the size of your fish and whether they are juvenile or adult fish, and how many you have in … Read more

The Ultimate Fresh Water Cherry Shrimp FAQ

I’m bombarded with so many questions about cherry shrimp, their life cycle, water parameters, compatibility and so on that I have decided to compile all the most frequently asked questions and their answers into one spot. Most of these questions are too small for a single article, So I’ve rounded up the most frequently asked … Read more

9 Reasons to Use Organic Potting Soil for Aquarium Substrate

If you’re like most aquarium enthusiasts, you want to create a healthy and natural environment for your fish and plants. One way to do this is by using organic potting soil as your substrate. In this blog post, we will discuss the top 10 reasons why you should use organic potting soil in your aquarium! … Read more

What Happens to Culled Koi: The Surprising Truth

Culling is a process that is often used in the koi-keeping and breeding businesses. It is the act of removing fish from a population in order to improve the overall quality of the stock. But what happens to those culled koi? In this post, we will explore the surprising truth about what happens to culled … Read more

The Best Way to Re-Store Your Aquarium Suction Cups

Aquarium Suction Cups are a great way to hold things in place, but they often fail over time. This is usually due to the accumulation of dirt and dust, which can prevent the cup from creating a strong seal. Aquarium lights or sunlight degrading the suction cup as well as just general long-term use underwater. … Read more

Using Styrofoam In Aquarium – Is Styrofoam Safe for Fish?

Styrofoam has been used in arts and crafts for many years, and it’s a material that is commonly used in household projects. It’s lightweight, inexpensive, and easy to work with. So, it’s no surprise that some people have started using Styrofoam in their aquariums. Its ease of sculpting makes it great for creating beautiful and … Read more

Can You Use Rubber Bands in Aquariums Safely?

Rubber bands sure come in handy in many of life’s circumstances, but can you use rubber bands in aquariums safely? Are there any chemicals that can leech off rubber bands in aquarium water, Or do they pose any other danger to fish? We got you covered. Is it safe to use rubber bands in the … Read more