Tropical Fish

New Video Resource for the Novice Aquarist

I know there is such a huge amount of information on the Internet that it is easy to become confused. When searching for information on a specific topic, it is so easy to get off the original topic when following […]

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 […]

Tropical Fish

Tropical Fish

I have tons of goldfish but I thought I’d try my hand at tropicals too. This is my 30gal tropical tank. I figured I’d start with some easy keepers since I don’t know as much about trops as I do […]

A Beginning Aquarium for the Novice Aquarist

For over 30 years I have professionally been giving aquarium advice to novice aquarists interested in learning how to keep their tropical fish alive in their beginning aquarium.  Keeping a fish tank, in the long term, is not all that […]

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