How Many Fish Can I Put in a Fish Tank?

How Many Fish Can I Put in a Fish Tank?

by Irene Bearly October 12, 2020 6 min read

One of the most common but hardest questions we get is “How many fish can I put in my aquarium?” because there is an infinite number of fish combinations we could recommend. To simplify things, let’s talk about the three factors that most impact your fish stocking levels and our general guidelines for introducing the right number of fish to your aquarium.

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How to Use an Aquarium Air Pump (and Make It Quieter)

How to Use an Aquarium Air Pump (and Make It Quieter)

by Irene Bearly September 28, 2020 7 min read

Air pumps are commonly used with aquarium filters, decorations, and many other air-driven devices, but what exactly do they do and how do you know if your fish tank needs one? In this article, we explain when to use an air pump, how to pick the right one, and how to install it in your aquarium.

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How to Breed Aquarium Fish for Profit

How to Breed Aquarium Fish for Profit

by Irene Bearly September 07, 2020 11 min read

Fish keeping can be an expensive hobby, so is it possible to breed aquarium fish at home and sell them for a profit? Learn about the best fish to breed, what supplies to buy, and how to sell them.

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How Often Do You Feed Fish (and How Much)?

How Often Do You Feed Fish (and How Much)?

by Irene Bearly August 10, 2020 6 min read

Aquarium fish always act hungry, so how do you know when to feed them? 

Keep reading to learn all about how much and how often to feed fish, what to give them, and how long they can go without food if you’re on vacation.

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New Fish Checklist: How to Set Up a Fish Tank

New Fish Checklist: How to Set Up a Fish Tank

by Irene Bearly July 27, 2020 8 min read

If you’re starting a new aquarium, wouldn’t it be nice if an experienced aquarist could lead you step-by-step through the entire process? Follow along as we share our best practices and pitfalls to avoid while setting up the perfect home for your new pet fish.

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How to Make a Mini Outdoor Pond for Aquarium Fish

How to Make a Mini Outdoor Pond for Aquarium Fish

by Irene Bearly June 15, 2020 6 min read

Have you ever thought of setting up a mini pond for aquarium fish during the summer season? It’s the perfect way to enjoy nature, breed fish and grow plants for profit, and get the whole family involved in your favorite hobby.

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Quick Guide: How to Plant Live Aquarium Plants

Quick Guide: How to Plant Live Aquarium Plants

by Irene Bearly May 04, 2020 7 min read

Congrats on buying your new aquarium plant! This quick guide leads you step-by-step through the recommend ways for adding different types of live plants to your aquarium.

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How to Properly Clean Your Fish Tank

How to Properly Clean Your Fish Tank

by Irene Bearly March 23, 2020 6 min read

When people find out you keep fish, they probably imagine a crusty, algae-coated tank where you can barely see anything swimming inside. But with just a few easy steps, you can keep your aquarium looking like a beautiful work of art. Follow along as we share our top tips for cleaning your fish tank like a pro.

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Top 10 Easy Aquarium Plants for Beginners

Top 10 Easy Aquarium Plants for Beginners

by Irene Bearly March 16, 2020 6 min read

Planted aquariums are very popular nowadays because of their natural beauty and amazing ability to consume toxic waste compounds. However, many beginners have trouble keeping their green foliage from turning brown. After more than a decade of working with aquarium plants, we’ve thoroughly vetted out our list of top 10 easy aquarium plants that can stand up to a beating and won’t break the bank.
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The Easy Guide to the Nitrogen Cycle for Aquariums

The Easy Guide to the Nitrogen Cycle for Aquariums

by Irene Bearly March 02, 2020 4 min read

Are you getting started with your first fish tank? Then you may have heard of something called the “aquarium nitrogen cycle,” followed by a bunch of complicated scientific terms and graphs that seem a little overwhelming. No need to panic! Keep reading as we explain the nitrogen cycle in this very short and simple guide.

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