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Nitrites in the aquarium are something no one will want, neither us nor your fish. Trust me your fish hates having nitrite in the tank as it hampers their health and longevity. If you see nitrite level spiking up in the tank even when you have brought ammonia level in check, then you have more tasks to do, my friend. Nitrite intoxication is equally hazardous as ammonia poisoning. But how to lower nitrite in an…

I know everyone thinks nitrate in the tank is not harmful rather it is essential for plants. I agree with this statement to some extent only. A high level of nitrate is as harmful as a high level of nitrite and ammonia. So, if you see your test kit indicating a high level of nitrate in an aquarium, prepare yourself for chores. You need to lower the nitrate level in an aquarium as soon as…

Every fish tank needs a filtration medium to clean the water. And each of the filters, may it be a simple sponge filter or a Hang on the back filter or a canister filter or an advanced filter sump filter, needs filter media in it. The purpose of a filter in the fish tank is to eliminate fish waste, excess food, floating dirt particles from the tank water. Filtration is necessary for every aquarium type…

Most of the fish keepers want their aquarium to be maintained beautifully clean and clear. The main motive to have an aquarium is to view the fish in a captivating tank environment, isn’t it? So, if you have the same view, then you would certainly want the same goal too, right? But, sometimes due to certain causes, your aquarium water can change its normal appearance and look yellowish. This causes the tank to look less…

The first thing you do when you get a fish, you make sure they live well in your tank. But this process raises questions. Do you directly pour the fish from the bag to the tank or you acclimate it? What happens if you don’t acclimate the fish? Well, your fish will die if not acclimate to the new tank. Acclimation helps the fish to adjust properly to the water environment in the new tank,…