By Caroline Golon | Freshwater aquariums are alluring and beautiful, but many people shy away from keeping a tank because it seems complicated. While a freshwater aquarium isn’t overly difficult to set up or maintain, it does require some research, attention and commitment. Many novices...

If you’re interested in keeping fish I’m sure you’ve already come across numerous myths about the differences between saltwater and freshwater aquariums. “Saltwater aquariums are more expensive…” “Beginners shouldn’t start with saltwater tanks…” “Saltwater aquariums grow more algae…” To lots of freshwater aquarists, saltwater aquariums feel like an alien...

If you want freshwater fish as aquarium pets, you need to know how to care for them. To keep your fish happy and healthy, following these tips will help make maintaining an aquarium fairly easy and trouble-free. Acclimate your fish. Fish are fragile. For best results,...

If you are thinking of getting an aquarium, you should also start thinking in the line of the type of fish to put in it. Today, different fish types exist, but not all of them might be great for the freshwater environment. Any beginner would want to...

Most fish live either in saltwater (oceans and seas) or freshwater (lakes, rivers, ponds and streams). Freshwater angelfish originate from the Amazon Basin, Orinoco Basin and various rivers in the Guiana Shield in South America. Image credit Blue Tangs are a saltwater fish commonly found in reefs...

Originally posted on FishKeeping World - https://www.fishkeepingworld.com/17-most-popular-freshwater-fish/ Over 12.5 million households keep freshwater fish in the US, they account for the largest proportion of pets owned across America, and it’s no surprise that they are the top choice of pet. Most of the species that we’ll look...

Eric Dockett more Eric is an aquarium enthusiast with over two decades of experience caring for a wide array of tropical fish.   Caring for Freshwater Tropical Fish Keeping a tropical aquarium can be a rewarding experience. Freshwater fish tanks are inexpensive to set up and maintain, and there is...

Article was written by Richmond Aquarium from Richmond Virginia. Setting up a freshwater aquarium is a rewarding project, but it can be somewhat daunting at first. Deciding on which fish, plants, filtration, and other accessories to get requires careful consideration. The whole process has to start...

By Adam Denish, DVM - Originally Posted on Pet MD   Perhaps you’ve wandered into the aquarium department of your local pet store and taken a good look at the faces of the fin-tailed. It’s easy to fall for the beautiful colors, the graceful movements and the...

By Shirlie Sharpe The Spruce Pets All too often new aquarium owners have a bad first experience with their first aquarium and end up giving up almost before they get started. Considering these basic factors and planning ahead will help potential new aquarium owners avoid...