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Is Your Aquarium Heater Dangerous?

In Aquarium Heaters by PaulK

  Did you know your aquarium heater can electrocute your fish and burn your house down? You don’t have to search very far to find horror stories about fires with aquarium equipment. These situations occur with surprising frequency. The damages are real and are often catastrophic. There are in fact things you can do to prevent an aquarium heater failure …

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21 Reasons Your Aquarium Fish Die

In Tropical Fish by 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 Fish by 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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7 Horrible Mistakes Beginners Make With A Fish Tank

In Aquariums by PaulK

  You may be killing your pet fish and not even know it. Thing is, how do you know what you’re doing wrong? Well, that’s what you’re going to learn in this guide. 7 mistakes you may be making right now and how to correct them. Let’s start with number 1: Overfeeding Your Fish It’s important to feed your fish, …

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Fishkeeping: Advice, Tips & Tricks

In Fish Keeping by PaulK

  The fish keeping hobby is a really cool hobby. Not only can you add a visually appealing aesthetic to your living space, but you’ll have a beautiful fish tank to show off to your friends and family. There are so many species of tropical fish that come in beautiful arrays of colors that it’s ridiculous. You can always experiment …

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5 Cures For a CLOUDY Fish Tank That Actually Work

In Aquariums by PaulK

  Struggling with a cloudy, disgusting fish tank? Of course you are or you wouldn’t be reading this article. Now you can have a crystal clear aquarium overnight without starting over. If you want to learn from the experts on how to fix your cloudy water, then this short guide is for you.  But first, you need to understand the …

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What Aquarium Substrate is Right For Your Fish Tank?

In Aquariums by PaulK

  The substrate you use for your freshwater aquarium plays an important role in the overall biological cycle. Beneficial bacteria will eventually grow on the substrate helping to break down the waste in the fish tank. Substrate is also very useful for anchoring live plants and other decorations in the aquarium. Is it necessary to have substrate? It’s not totally …

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7 Changes That Make a Big Difference in Your Fish Tank

In Aquariums by PaulK

Water Changes Water changes are vital for maintaining the vitality and health of your aquarium. It helps to maintain the health and growth of your fish, encourages breeding behavior, and removes organic waste. Now, there are different factors that come into play when determining how much and when you should change the water. Good filtration goes a long way in …