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Every fish keeper has a question: How long does a dechlorinator take to work in an aquarium? The answer is that it depends on the type of dechlorinator. There are many types of chloramine removers, but some can remove chlorine and ammonia faster than others. This article will explore different types of dechlorinators and how they affect your tank’s chemistry. What Is Dechlorinator? Dechlorinator is a chemical that removes chlorine and chloramine from an aquarium.…

If you have an aquarium, then the chances are that you have a filter. If so, then what is the right number of filters for your tank? The answer to this question has many different opinions from aquarists around the world. Some say “one and done,” while others tell you it needs two or more filters in the aquarium for optimal filtration. So what does science say about this issue? The answer to how many…

When you take fish keeping as a hobby, you are careful about every simple detail related to the fish. From water parameters to the tank size, from the heater to filter, you take care of every necessity related to your aquarium fish. Beginner aquarists often stumble upon so many weird things related to fishkeeping and have so many questions. One of the common questions among them is: Do fish shed scales? No, Fish do not…

Ich is the very first and a constant nightmare of any aquarist around the world. Can you imagine seeing white spots all over your fish body and your fish struggling to even live? It is horrifying and the way this Ich multiplies is a real horror. But does Ich get in the tank without any help? I don’t think so. Most of the time, infected fish, aquarium plants, decorations, etc. bring the Ich in the…

People often contemplate catfish to be big and are only meant to be kept in bigger tanks. Well, there are not entirely wrong. Most of the catfish are so big that you cannot even imagine keeping them in a tank of less than 100-gallons capacity. I know this breaks the heart of many who really want to gain experience related to catfish. But don’t worry, there are few options from where you can choose some…