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How You Change Fish Tank Water Without Killing Fish

In Tropical Fishby PaulK

You should be performing water changes regularly to maintain a healthy tank. When you notice your water getting gunky or you have an ammonia spike for some reason (you should find out the cause). Your filter may not be doing its job which is another issue. You need to exercise caution and take some steps to ensure that the water …

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What Happens When Fish Eat Bread

In Tropical Fishby PaulK

I get it. We’ve all been there. You run out of fish food and you’re thinking what do I have around the house that I can feed them in a pinch? Ahh… Bread! I give that to my dogs sometimes and it doesn’t seem to hurt them. Maybe this will tide over the fish until I get to the store. …

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Tropical Fish That Can Live Together: What a Difference

In Tropical Fishby PaulK

  So you want to stock your new fish tank and you don’t know where to start? How do you know if the fish you select will get along? Tropical fish will come in three general categories. Community fish, semi-aggressive fish, and aggressive fish. Community fish are smaller, more docile fish that can generally live well together. Semi-aggressive fish are …

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21 Reasons Your Aquarium Fish Die

In Tropical Fishby PaulK

  So your fish mysteriously died last night and you don’t know why. It could be one or several of the 21 reasons below. Think about something you may have done that you didn’t do before. That could be the cause or maybe it’s just that you’re not taking care of your aquarium. In any case, the cause of your …

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Beginners Betta Care Guide: Tips, Facts, How To

In Tropical Fishby PaulK

The betta (bet-tah) fish are easily recognizable with their gorgeous long fins. They are native to Southeast Asia countries and come in a wide variety of types and colors. Bettas are not exactly a beginner fish but are not the most difficult fish to care for either. In this guide you will learn: Proper housing & environment Various types of …

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SNAILS That Clean Your Fish Tank: Do You Want Them?

In Tropical Fishby PaulK

  Yes, many people that keep tropical fish use snails to keep their fish tank nice and clean. They are many popular species of snails that eat algae and other waste products in your aquarium. Snails are a nice addition to your fish tank that can help you manage your tank, but should not be the whole solution. You still …

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10 Great Tropical Fish For Beginners

In Tropical Fishby PaulK

  Hey guys today it’s all about the top 10 fish for beginners. Now let’s start off by saying that this is not a ranking. I’m going through 10 different basic fish that I feel are great for beginners because they have attributes that make them easy to keep, benefit your tank and they’re just a great way to get …

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What Happens When You Feed Fruit To Your Fish?

In Tropical Fishby PaulK

  Sometimes I run out of fish food and wonder if they can eat fruit and other things? Most tropical fish will not eat fruit and even if they do it’s not a good idea because they’ll foul the water with more waste. Most fruit is too acidic for them and their digestive systems don’t process fruit as well as …