How to clean fish tank gravel without a vacuum

How to clean fish tank gravel without a vacuum

Fish tank gravel, aquarium gravel, or any of the various types of substrate all have one thing in common if nothing else. They all need to be cleaned on a regular basis. Normally this is pretty easy, and you would use a special siphoning hose called an aquarium vacuum to clean the dirty gravel. Unfortunately, … Read more

Putting Maple Leaves in Your Aquarium

Putting Maple Leaves in Your Aquarium

Thinking about adding maple leaves to your aquarium? Leaf litter is a great way to spruce up and add color and life into your tank without having to buy expensive plants. They’re also super beneficial which we will get into in this article. Dried maple leaves are very similar to dried oak leaves and dried … Read more

Why is my cory catfish swimming at the top of the tank?

Why is my cory catfish swimming at the top of the tank?

If you’re watching your corys and notice some weird behavior where they will jolt up to the top of the tank and back down again, Or even sit at the top of the water, there is a good reason for this behavior. There are actually 2 reasons they do this. The first is common healthy … Read more

Extending your red-eared slider lifespan

Extending your red eared slider lifespan

Are you looking for a way to keep your red eared slider alive longer? The average lifespan of a captive red-eared slider is 10-15 years. Did you know that by following these simple steps, we can actually extend that to 20 years and in some cases even push 25+? You will be able to keep … Read more

This is why your cory catfish is not moving

why is my cory catfish not moving

Sometimes cory catfish just rest at the bottom of the tank, And sometimes it’s an indication of a larger issue that needs to be diagnosed. In this article, you will learn How to tell if your cory catfish is just resting How to diagnose more serious issues The most common reason a cory will stop … Read more

Do cory catfish eat snails and shrimp?

Do cory catfish eat snails and shrimp

You might be thinking since cory’s will eat just about anything, does that mean they will also eat small snails and small shrimp? The answer is no, cory catfish won’t eat snail or shrimp. The only exception is if they are starving, they may turn on very small shrimp or shrimp babies. The reason being, … Read more

What to feed your cory catfish

What to feed your cory catfish

If you’ve just picked up some cory catfish and now need to know what to feed them, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, You will learn: Everything a cory catfish needs in its diet What these bottom of the tank fish like to eat the most How to provide your cory catfish … Read more

Can African Dwarf Frogs Live out of The Water?

Can African Dwarf Frogs Live out of The Water?

African dwarf frogs can only survive 20 minutes on land. You do not need to provide any land for your afd to crawl out onto. It could even harm them. They still require oxygen from the surface which they get by poking their heads out of the water. African dwarf frogs need air to live, … Read more

African Dwarf Frogs Do Need Friends, Heres Why

can african dwarf frogs be kept alone

If you’re thinking about buying an African dwarf from and you’re wondering if they can live alone or if they need to be in a community tank with other ADF’s, This article will tell you exactly what you need to know. Can African dwarf frogs live alone? African dwarf frogs can NOT live alone and … Read more

Can Pacman Frogs Eat Mealworms

Can Pacman Frogs Eat Mealworms

Mealworms can make a nice addition to the diet of a Pacman frog. Larger ones can’t eat the mealworms exclusively, but they can be part of the diet. Remember to gut load them before feeding to your frogs. Everyone knows amphibians love insects, so it shouldn’t come as a shock that Pacman frogs also enjoy … Read more