Most filters can be modified by changing the types of mechanical, biological, and chemical filter media used inside. Let’s talk about the different kinds, the functions they serve, and which ones you should use.
While algae is a natural part of the aquarium ecosystem, most people see it as an unwelcome guest because it obstructs the view and can hinder plant growth. Let’s talk about 5 easy methods for cleaning algae off your aquarium walls and decorations.
Have you spotted a miniature tentacle monster in your freshwater aquarium? Not to worry – it’s a fascinating freshwater organism called hydra that is relatively easy to deal with. Find out how to naturally remove them without harming your aquatic animals and plants.
Bladder, ramshorn, and Malaysian trumpet snails are often called pest snails because they reproduce so quickly and are difficult to remove. Learn about 5 methods for keeping your snail population under control.
Is there a brown or black substance that seems to collect like dust bunnies all over the floor of your fish tank? This dirt-like material goes by many names – such as mulm, detritus, and debris – and it’s a naturally occurring part of healthy aquariums. Keep reading as we...
Cloudy water can be very frustrating, since it prevents you from fully enjoying your beautiful fish tank. In this article, we explore the many reasons why your aquarium may look hazy and how to clear up the murkiness as quickly as possible.