There is a great confusion on the internet between Echinodorus Tenellus and Helanthium Tenellum. Both names do refer to the same plant. There is also a great deal of confusion between the broad version which is commonly known as the pygmy chain sword and the reddish, thinner variety of the same name. The plant being […]
Many products on the market allow us to speed up our aquarium’s start-up time and cycle period. Some fishkeepers rely on these bacteria products for all aquariums, yet some fishkeepers remain steadfast and resist the temptation to rush things. Read on to find out how these products work, when to use them and the benefits of using live bacteria in your aquarium.
Various species of aquatic grasses are available for sale. First of all, it is worth choosing undemanding aquarium plants for the lawn, e.g. Vallisneria, dwarf hairgrass, Brazilian micro sword. The best plant for a lawn in an aquarium is a relative term, it is worth using 2-3 different species (or varieties), especially in larger tanks. Of course, not in order to combine them together, but to plant in different parts of the aquarium.
Over the years, the fish-keeping world has seen many different species of exciting fish. We have been discovering new species of freshwater fish and adding them to our aquariums for what seems like forever. Still, within the abundance of freshwater fish, some species have become almost iconic over the years. Read on to discover the most iconic freshwater fish and why we love them.
Aquascaping requires a lot of patience, and knowledge but also imagination. While setting up a new freshwater aquarium, one of the elements is the proper aquarium driftwood, unless we decide on a hardscape with rocks only. In this article, we want to present you 5 types of aquarium driftwood we can find on the market.
While setting up a new tank, many hobbyists wonder if it’s better to have an open aquarium or use a perspex or glass cover. Both solutions have advantages beyond stopping fish jump out of the tank water. This article will look at both options to help you make the right decision.
For centuries, fish were considered very simple, even primitive creatures of a lower category having no cognitive abilities or even developed memory. Only the latest research has shown how wrong a human was.
Carbon dioxide in large concentrations is lethal to fish and other live creatures- that’s obvious. On the other hand, this gas is very beneficial for aquatic plants’ healthy growth and a well maintained CO2 planted aquarium is much more colorful and lush than without this gas. How to find the right balance in CO2 supplementation? You will find the answer in this article!
Ever thought about keeping something different from your aquarium fish but find it a little overwhelming? Don’t worry, this article is just for you. Our friend Callum has put together all the information you need to get the most out of your new shrimplets.
Nothing beats Anubias when it comes to beauty and ease of care. It is all about the leaves for this plant. Almost all Anubias are very easy to care for and Anubias Barteri Var. Nana is no exception. This variety though is significantly smaller than Anubias Barteri. Maximum leaf size would just be around 1.5-3 inches depending on light and nutrient conditions in the tank. This plant is a very slow grower, taking 1-2 weeks to grow 1 full leaf but the wait is very much well worth it.