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Did you know that most aquarium hobbyists consider snails as “zero-maintenance” species in the fish tank? Were you also aware of shrimps becoming more popular recently because they are the perfect “algae eaters”? Since both of these titles give snails and shrimps a good name, the next thing you may wonder about is whether they are compatible with each other. The interesting thing to note here is both snails and shrimps are hardy, which means…

There are circumstances where the fish feel the lack of oxygen just like any other living creature. They take oxygen from the water, unlike other living beings which take oxygen from the open air. For such activity, fish needs regular oxygen supply and one should check the oxygen level in their aquariums time and often. Here is how you should maintain the oxygen level in the aquarium to keep your fish healthy. In case of…

Many mosquitos lay their eggs on the surface of the water whether the water is fresh or stagnant. The mosquitos usually lay their eggs at night time ranging from 100 up to 300 eggs. The eggs look like a black powdery substance floating on the surface of the water. You can see that they are about ¼ inch long and ⅛ inch wide. The eggs start to become mosquito larvae within 24-48 hours and in…

The growth of Algae in a fish tank is a totally natural act. A little growth of algae is not something to get worried about, in fact, it makes your fish tank look more natural and healthy. But when it starts covering up the whole tank, necessary steps should be taken to get rid of the algae else it might negatively affect the water and the fish. When left uncared, the algae can cover up…

Every beginner starts their journey as an aquarist from their very first fish in a bag. It is quite necessary to know the answer to various questions about fish. But the first one is always: How long can fish live in a bag? Well, that depends. Fish can easily survive for 7 to 9 hours in a bag with enough water showing no issues whatsoever. And the plus thing is, if the bag is highly…