Dealing WIth Brown Hair Algae Diatoms

Brown Hair Algae

Brown hair algae (diatoms) aren’t actually algae. They are tiny organisms with hard shell-like exoskeletons. These will often pop up in new aquariums, or aquariums where additional new decorations or rocks have been added to the tank. These organisms are completely normal to have in a tank, but they will still pose many problems. They … Read more

How often should you change gravel in a fish tank?

How often should you change gravel in a fish tank?

If you own an aquarium, you probably have gravel stone installed in the tank. The gravel is an integral part of the aquarium, and it benefits the fish as well as makes your aquarium look good. And with a wide selection of colors available, it becomes an ideal piece of decorating material. But the question … Read more

Can you use bleach to clean aquarium gravel?

Can you use bleach to clean aquarium gravel?

If you love aquariums, maintenance is an essential aspect of it. And knowing what to do and which materials you need to clean the aquarium is the first step because just changing the water will do you no good. Everything inside the aquarium needs cleaning, and that includes gravel stones as well. So can you … Read more