Do Corals Need to Eat? | Aquarium Care

Corals are animals, and they do need to eat. Thankfully, they are largely photosynthetic, so they derive a lot of food that they require directly from the strong lights that we put on our aquarium. The algae that lives in the tissue of photosynthetic corals produces the sugars and carbohydrates that corals need. However, that […]

Help Heavy-Breathing Fish Who Won’t Eat | Aquarium Care

If your fish are breathing heavy and not eating, there’s something going on, either the fish are sick or the water is not good. Maybe one of the parameters has slipped out of range, it could be the temperature, ammonia, nitrite, pH, anything of those things will cause stress on the environment and cause the […]

How to Keep Koi Fish | Aquarium Care

To keep Koi fish in an aquarium, you want to try to replicate their natural environment, just like you would do with any other fish. Koi fish require very clean fast-moving water, highly-oxygenated water, and they need a very large environment. They get very, very large. Even though freshwater fish, their size will be limited […]

Do You Need a Fish Tank Protein Skimmer? | Aquarium Care

Depending on the type of tank you have, that will determine whether you or not you need a protein skimmer. However, if you have a saltwater aquarium, you really should consider a protein skimmer. Protein skimmers don’t really work on freshwater. They’re mainly just used on saltwater due to the attraction of waste molecules to […]

MOTORO STINGRAY AQUARIUM FISH UNBOXING

(guitar music) – Another shipment from the airport. What do we got? Not a lot. Really hot out, didn’t wanna risk too much but, got a full bag of black ranchus. We’ll be getting those into a tank. What else did we get? Hopefully, it’s all alive. Yep, this is a bag full of espei […]

How to Treat a Fish with White Spots | Aquarium Care

If you notice that your fish have white spots on them, they’re probably suffering from ick. Ick is the most common parasite associated with aquarium keeping. It occurs in fresh water and salt water. It’s usually brought out by a change in water temperature. That’s usually what brings the parasite out of its dormant life […]

Does Your Fish Tank Need an Air Pump? | Aquarium Care

To decide if you need an air pump for your aquarium you want to look at the other pieces of filtration that you have and determine whether or not they are sufficiently providing oxygen for the aquarium. I like air pumps on fresh water aquariums. They’re great at supplementing oxygen into the water. Most fresh […]