Why Is My Aquarium Water Foamy? (And What To Do About It)

Why is my aquarium water foamy

why is my aquarium water foamy? That is a question quickly asked as soon as this phenomenon occurs in someone’s aquarium. Imagine you have an aquarium with fantastic fish and incredibly beautiful live plants. You put a lot of energy and time into it, but you discover that you are suffering from water that is … Read more

Why Are My Snails Upside Down In My Aquarium? 6 Reasons Why!

Why are my snails upside down - and what to do about it.

Why are my snails upside down? That’s a question I came about when I was mindlessly scrolling through some forums. Forums are a great place because they are flooded with like-minded people. People who love the same thing as you do! So, sometimes I go on there and see what people are asking. Sometimes I … Read more

Why Is My Saltwater Aquarium Water Yellow? (And How To Fix It)

why is my saltwater aquarium water yellow

One of the most enjoyable things about having an aquarium, (apart from putting in fantastic plants and enjoying the underwater ecosystem) is having clear water so that you can watch your fish! Personally, this is always a highlight for me. Every day when I come home from work and see the aquarium with fish, it … Read more


There are books written about it, there are countless pages about the subject and it is getting better knows by aquarists by the day. What am I talking about, you ask? Aquascaping! Since Takashi Amano came out with his books, there opened up a whole new world and it goes from aquatic art to a … Read more

Fissidens Mini Growth Dairy – How to setup

Since I’ve gotten a lot of questions about how to plant mini fissidens or fissidens splachnobryyoides, I thought it would be a great idea to give some more information. Below you’ll find a small guide that tells you step by step what you need to do so that everyone can benefit. Step 1 The first … Read more

Identifying Aquarium Plant Deficiencies

Unlike most other living beings that survive on oxygen, aquatic plants essentially live on CO2. As they don’t get enough of it in tanks, we have to inject it there. Another essential item for the aquarium plant survival is light because that is the medium thru which they process their food. This process is called Photosynthesis. NO light … Read more

How to Get rid of Algae in Aquarium tanks?

One of the methods for keeping algae away from your aquarium plants is to use the easy estimating index procedure of adding a prescribed amount of nutrients to your tank without having to use any test kits. You have to keep adding the required nutrients on a regular basis so there is no shortfall and change the … Read more

5 points in checklist for Shipping of Live Aquatic Plants

Transporting And Shipping Aquatic Plants as they do it from our favorite online source gets us the plants we want in the best condition we ever found (this is including our local pet stores). As online shopping has grown in popularity, it has become more common to purchase live aquarium plants from retailers outside of the buyer’s local area. … Read more

Low Light and Low tech tank = Easy to maintain Planted Tank

Customers around the world who build a start-up tank are usually people who are beginners or small time hobbyists. A new hobbyist or a beginner can learn so many things from this small tank before they begin to make it bigger. Today we are going to discuss some of the features for low light in small but low … Read more

Aponogetons : The great aquatic plants for Aquariums

Aponogetons are aquatic plants that are usually grown from bulbs, even though these aquarium plants do produce seeds during their flowering season. Aponogetons are aquatic plants because these lily-like flora live only in water. While there are no known varieties of aquatic plants which are able live on dry land, the Aponogeton bulbs are not harmed by exposure to air during their dormant cycle. Because of their … Read more