A freshwater aquarium is often the type of fish tank beginners choose for their home because of the perception that caring and maintaining saltwater aquarium can be difficult. But due to the availability of good filtration equipment, heavy-duty water pumps, salt mixes and test kits, beginner aquarium owners...

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...

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...

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...

Article Originally Appeared on Fishkeeping World 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...