Freshwater Fish Starter

Marina Style 20 Aquarium Kit - A basic starter kit for most new aquarists

Considering an Aquarium Set-Up – What is Your Style?

An aquarium is a large object, even the desktop aquariums need to be large enough to provide enough space for the fish to comfortably live.  But when all is said and done, it is also a decorative feature in the […]

Helps to select the fish with input of tank size and filtration

Fish Selection Tool

One of the most difficult aspects of starting a new tropical fish aquarium is finding the fish to match the tank.  There aren’t a lot of choices available for a good fish selection tool out there that can help with […]

Videos for setting up a new aquarium

I have been building a few sites recently, all have to do with my dearest passion, keeping fish alive. This blog is designed to provide a place to discuss the various changes I am making to those sites, as well […]

Do you need definitions for the hobby?

I have been very busy building a new aquarium information site, and the amount of information there is massive.  Over 100 pages of content, and I haven’t even begin to add the graphics to liven up the site.  For the […]

New Tips Series coming soon

I know, it has been quite a while since last I wrote.In the meantime, I have written a long series of Aquarium tips for beginning aquarists who need some basic information on their new tanks. I am also going to […]

Installing the new Fluval-G Filter- Background (Part 1)

Installing the new Fluval-G Filter- Background (Part 1)

The new Fluval-G filter is making quite a hit with the advanced aquarist on a number of levels. The filter is one of the most technologically sophisticated filters I have ever seen (and I started looking and using filters when […]

My new tank looks like my kid poured his milk in it, but I don’t have any kids!

In the case of a new aquarium, what is being described here is the phenomenon of “New Tank Syndrome”.  It is quite common and not particularly dangerous, but it is certainly unsightly.  Just like most other living organisms, the bacterial […]

Why do I have green water?

Green water is most often the result of an algae bloom.  It often has turned an aquarium into what appears a thick pea soup.  It is extremely unsightly in the novice’s aquarium, and is extremely difficult to eradicate, even for […]

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