Hornwort Care: Easy Keep as Floating & Bottom Plants


Are you looking for a highly resilient, fast-growing, and functional aquarium plant that adds aesthetic beauty to your aquarium? Then consider planting a hornwort. Consistently listed as one of the most commonly kept aquarium plants, Hornworts are so desired that they are kept and featured in cold-water tanks, warm-water tanks, and outdoor ponds.  But despite … Read more

2 Easy Methods To Acclimate Fish: Floating & Drip

How to Acclimate Fish

Many fish die during transportation from their natural habitat to the pet stores, and even more, die before they reach customers’ homes. According to WWF, the case is more severe with sensitive saltwater fish, with about 80% dying before enjoying a stay in a new aquarium. Shock due to sourcing & transportation handling is the … Read more

Vallisneria Aquarium Plant: Benefit & Care


Well known for its ease of care, vallisneria plants are one of the most popular beginner friendly plants for a starting aquarist. In this article, we’ll be going over the plant in detail, such as its structure, how to properly plant and care for them, and troubleshooting any problems along the way. Vallisneria, regardless of … Read more

Fin Rot Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

fin rot

Perhaps one day, you noticed the fins on your aquarium fish looking a little discolored or otherwise abnormal, but you’re not sure what the problem is and hence, aren’t sure how to fix it. In this article, we’ll be looking at the issue of fin rot, and the ways you can identify it and subsequently … Read more

How Long Should My Aquarium Light Be On?

how long should aquarium lights be on

We all agree that aquarium lights illuminate our tank and bring out the beauty of our fish, plants, and other tank residents. However, we commonly disagree with and differ in practice regarding how long aquarium lights should be on. Some turn it on 24/7, others for a couple of hours at night, while some only … Read more

Java Fern: How to Plant and Care for

Java Fern

Java ferns are often preferred by aquarists due to their hardiness, appearance, and ability to coexist with a large range of aquarium inhabitants. In this article, we’ll be going into detail as to what truly makes this plant special, as well as how to plant and care for it. Java ferns, due to selective breeding, … Read more

Java Moss: The Easy Low Light Carpet Plant

java moss

You have probably seen a couple of planted aquariums, and you would agree that each is unique and distinct. But have you observed that among the many aquariums you have seen, there is a type of aquarium plant that has been used and kept in many different settings? This plant we are talking about can … Read more

How to Keep Fish Tank Clean: 15 Easy Methods

how to keep a fish tank clean

Educating fish owners, hobbyists, and traders about the importance of tank maintenance still remains the most effective way of increasing aquarium fish mortality. This is because more fish in aquariums are killed by poor tank maintenance than any other causes, not even infectious diseases. Simple habits like cleaning the filters, regular water changes, and cleaning … Read more