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 […]

How to Clean Fish Tank Sand | Aquarium Care

If you have aquarium sand in the tank typically it would be in a salt water aquarium. Most people with fresh water don’t have sand. They use gravel. The sand has a tendency to get kicked up very easily, and with a lot of fresh water filters they have a sensitive filter where if the […]

Fish & Tank Care : Fish Tank Set Up

CHRISTIE OWNES: Hi. My name is Christie and I’m with Expert Village and I’m teaching you proper care of fish today and a little bit about the different types of fish. Today I’m going to show you a setup on fish tanks, the proper way to set them up. The first thing you’re going to […]

How to Pick Corals for a Fish Tank | Aquarium Care

To pick corals for your aquarium, there’s a ton of corals to choose from. If you’re a beginner, I would go with soft corals, namely zooanthids and leather corals and mushrooms, things that are soft, that don’t have a calcium structure like a hard coral does. When these corals die, they don’t leave behind a […]

Why Fish Tank Still Smells after Cleanup | Aquarium Care

Okay, if you just clean your aquarium and your tank still smells, I would make sure that you clean the lip around the aquarium. Make sure you took the tank top off the tank and free it and wipe it down of any food that may have splashed up on it, any waste that may […]

How to Clean a Fish Tank Filter | Aquarium Care

To clean your fish tank filter, let’s define the word cleaning. Cleaning usually means soap, water, sterilization. That’s not what we’re doing here. Our goal is to just free all the waste that’s been trapped in the filter and allow the filter to do what its goal is: to filter the impurities in the water […]

How to Set Up a Saltwater Fish Tank | Aquarium Care

To set up a salt water aquarium. Well, obviously you need an aquarium. You need the right life support for the types of animals that you’re going to be keeping. Now there’s a fish only system and there’s the living reef. That’s something you want to decide in the very beginning. Whether you’re going to […]

How to Deal with Green Fish Tank Water | Aquarium Care

If you have green water it means you have free-floating, suspended algae in your water. I’ll tell you how to fix it. And then I’ll tell you how to prevent it from happening. If you go to your fish store they sell algicides. They’re either in pill or liquid form. These will help to kill […]

Fish & Tank Care : Refilling a Fish Tank With a Python Hose

CHRISTIE OWNES: Hi, my name is Christie and I’m with Expert Village and I’m teaching you proper care of fish today and a little bit about the different types of fish. Now I’m going to teach you how to fill the fish tank up. I’ve got the python on my hand with a hose pinch […]