Mystery Snail Shell Problems: Diagnosing and Correcting Issues

As an experienced aquarium hobbyist, I understand the importance of maintaining healthy shells for mystery snails. A variety of shell problems can arise, often caused by factors such as calcium deficiency, water quality issues, and tank mate aggression. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore common shell problems, their causes, and how to address them, … Read more

How Long Do Nerite Snails Live: A Comprehensive Guide to Their Lifespan, Care, and Popular Varieties

As a seasoned aquarium hobbyist and snail enthusiast, I’ve come to appreciate the unique qualities of nerite snails. Their fascinating appearances and algae-eating abilities make them a favorite among many aquarists. Understanding the lifespan of nerite snails and providing them with proper care is essential for maintaining a thriving aquatic environment. Popular Types of Nerite … 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

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

Why Is My Dojo Loach Floating And What To Do

Seeing your dojo loach that on a normal day is happily slithering around at the bottom of the tank, only to find that it’s now floating at the surface can be concerning. So when is it normal for a dojo loach to float, and when is it a cause for concern? And what other reasons … Read more

Do Zebra Loaches Hide? Yup, Here Is How to Help

Notice your zebra loach tends to shy away or outright hide most of the time? That’s pretty normal behavior actually, and in most cases, it’s perfectly fine. Here’s what you can do to help them feel more comfortable and when you should start to worry. Why do zebra loaches hide? It’s not just zebra loaches … Read more