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Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
Tips For Choosing a Betta For Your Community Aquarium

Many people think that betta fish (or Siamese Fighting Fish) can never go in a community tank. They think that the betta will always kill anything that it is put into the tank with it. However, that isn't the case. While some bettas are aggressive...

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
Female Bettas: Choosing Tank Mates For Small Tanks

At one time it was really hard to find female bettas. While they aren't as flashy as the males, many of them are beautiful and come with great personalities. There are other advantages to keeping females as well! They make great tank mates for all...

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
Male Bettas: Choosing Tank Mates For a Small Tank

While many people put bettas in a small bowl, dish, or vase, a male betta will do better in a tank. Even a small tank will improve water quality and make the life of your betta better. The water quality in a small bowl is...

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
Preventing Ich or White Spot Disease in Fish

Ich (sometimes spelled Ick) and also known as white spot disease is a common problem in the aquarium world. It is actually a single celled parasite that floats through the water looking for a host. When it comes in contact with the skin or gills...

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
Male Bettas: Choosing Tank Mates For a Large Tank

Many people buy a betta and a tiny bowl, dish, or plastic pet keeper to keep it in. However, the betta can and does thrive in a community tank. There are a huge number of reasons to choose to keep your betta in a tank...

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
Aquarium Set Up: The Nitrogen Cycle

Whether you are setting up your very first tank, you have set up a tank and are now having problems with it, or you have kept many tanks and many fish and are now wanting to learn something new the nitrogen cycle is something you need...

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
Female Bettas: Choosing Tank Mates For Large Tanks

Bettas are often sold for small bowls or dishes. They are often considered "first time" fish and "beginner fish" or even "apartment fish". However, bettas also do really well in community tanks, especially female bettas. Female bettas are found in more and more stores. They...

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
Betta Care: A Vase or a Tank

Bettas have been around for a long time. Commonly known as Siamese Fighting Fish these splendid creatures were actually fought for years. Now times have have changed and they have been bred to show off excellent fins and amazing colors. You can find both the...

Technology
by aidenofthetower
7 years ago
Cleaning a Fish Tank

Cleaning a fish tank doesn't have to be mysterious. Aquarium water changes can be quick and easy and the other things in the process can be a breeze. All you need to know is how to do it right!

Technology
by aidenofthetower
7 years ago
Taking Care of Guppy Fish

Guppy fish are great beginner fish that are easy to care for, can come in a huge variety of beautiful colors and tail sizes and shapes, and give birth to live babies!

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
Mollies: Basic Care Information

Mollies have been a part of the aquarium hobby for years (actually over 100 years to be specific). They are beautiful fish, hardy, and are able to adapt to a wide range in conditions that make it possible to keep them in a wide range...

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
Mollies: Tank Mates

Mollies are great fish. They come in fun and exciting colors and shapes and many of them have great fins. They can be interesting to watch in their tank. However, they are often sold as community tank members and this can lead to problems. Sometimes...

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
The Dragon Goby: Keeping More Than One

The dragon goby (also called the violet goby and the dragon fish) is one cool looking fish. It has a long slender look with fins that cover its back, tiny little eyes, and one large mouth lined with tiny (but clearly visible) teeth. Add to that...

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
Aquarium Set Up: Speeding Up the Nitrogen Cycle

The tank is set up and looking great or empty. Maybe you are doing a fishless cycle and adding ammonia or maybe you have added a few fish and now you are waiting for the tank to finish cycling. It feels like it takes forever....

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
Choosing Whether or Not To Add Aquarium Salt To a Freshwater Tank

I was raised old school when it came to freshwater fish tanks. One of the first things my mom reminded me to buy as I set up my first tank after moving out was to pick up a large package of aquarium salt. From there I...

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
The Dragon Goby: Tank Mates

Many people have been given a lot of false information on the wonderfully exciting dragon goby (also called the violet goby and the dragon fish). Many are told that these fish are freshwater predators who will eat any small fish. This leads them to keep...

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
8 years ago
Mollies: Avoiding Common Illnesses

Some people are against owning mollies because they feel that mollies are more susceptible to some illnesses. One is ick, but there are a few others. However, you can take care of your mollies in a way that can help to avoid common illnesses.

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Technology
by aidenofthetower
7 years ago
Caring For the Marbled Crayfish

The marbled crayfish is easy to take care of. You can set up a great aquarium and get your marbled crayfish to live a healthy life. Best of all, this self cloning crayfish is also easy to get to multiply!

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
7 years ago
Reducing the Number of Aquarium Water Changes You Have to Do

Having a fish tank can be a fun and relaxing experience. However, it can also be time consuming and a pain. By following these tips to reduce the number of aquarium water changes that you need to do!

Pets & Animals
by aidenofthetower
7 years ago
Worst Fish For Beginners Often Sold As Beginner Fish

There are a lot of freshwater fish out there. Many of them are sold as beginner fish suitable for those just starting out as fish keepers. However, many of these beginner fish should never be sold as beginner fish for one reason or another.

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