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Acclimating Saltwater Fish

Proper acclimation of your new fish should be your goal. Why? Because the life of you finned friends depends on it. Depending on the source of your fish, the salinity could range anywhere from 1.016 to 1.026, in addition the pH in the bag is going to be significantly lower, more so if the fish has been in transport for…

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Aquarium Aquascape Design Ideas

If you happen to have the opportunity to compare two aquariums side-by-side with relatively similar biotopes, did you know that the aquascaping could be the deciding factor of which one you like better? While it mostly boils down to personal taste, there are some key elements to pay attention to the next time you set eyes on an aquarium. Height…

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