How to Make Aquarium Plant Fertilizer DIY Style

How to Make Aquarium Plant Fertilizer DIY Style

Aquarium plant fertilizer is an important part of fish tank setup, maintenance, and management when you are keeping live plants in your aquarium. Aquatic plants often can’t survive on fish waste alone and need a good aquarium fertilizer to promote strong growth and green leaves. Learning how to make aquarium plant fertilizer yourself will save … Read more

What Are Algae Wafers

What Are Algae Wafers

Algae is a type of aquatic plant that can be found in freshwater, brackish water, or saltwater. Algae wafers are a type of food that is produced by harvesting and processing algae mixed with various vegetable or protein-based fillers. Algae Wafers are a great source of nutrition that can be used to feed fish as … Read more

Do Algae Wafers Cause Ammonia Spikes?

Do Algae Wafers Cause Ammonia Spikes?

You might have noticed a coincidental ammonia spike as you started feeding your aquarium algae wafers.  The algae wafers are not directly responsible for this, But in a way, you could say they helped cause it. Algae wafers on their own to not produce any ammonia. Assuming they get eaten then the ammonia spike could … Read more

Aquarium Heater FAQ and Troubleshooting

Aquarium Heater FAQ and Troubleshooting

A lot of people come to our site with questions about heaters, So this article will answer as many of those questions as possible so we can link them out to the people who need them. If you found this FAQ useful, let us know in the comments and give it a share if you … Read more

Aquarium gravel Vs. Substrate: What’s the difference?

Aquarium gravel Vs. Substrate: What’s the difference

One of the things that most people often get confused with is the difference between aquarium gravel stones and substrates. These are two different things that serve different purposes. And even for plants, a substrate and gravel stones are necessary because that is how a plant stays anchored. So what is gravel? The simplest way … Read more