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Many aquarists debate the fact that beneficial bacteria are essential for the tank. This can be true to some extent. However, you might also be growing some bad bacteria that may harm the health of your fish. So, where do these beneficial bacteria come from or live in your aquarium? Well, the beneficial bacteria reside anywhere in the tank where the debris and dirt can accumulate. This can mean that the beneficial bacteria are in…

When you are attracted to aquatic animals, you definitely want to keep a big aquarium in your room. I remember the time when I first saw different species that is possible for me to keep; I was so excited to get my own aquarium. However, I had to do a lot of research while setting up my first tank. I worried that I would do everything wrong and make a mess out of everything. Hence,…

First, let us imagine you purchased a decent sized aquarium. You add decorations to your tank and fill it with water. What do you do next? You add your fish, right? Hold On!!!  This is where things go wrong. If you add your fish right away, you are eventually killing them. Before you add your fish to your tank, there is one crucial thing you need to do: the Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle. Yes, you heard me right;…