Category Archives: Aquarium Fish

How to Feed your Fish when on Vacation Pellets Blocks and Feeders for Aquariums and Fish Tanks

The arrival of vacation time brings with it the need to feed aquarium fish while away from home. Depending on how long a vacation will last, pet owners could solicit someone to feed aquarium fish for them or place specially

Fish Species Pufferfish

An interesting fact about Puffer fish is that they can inflate their body to twice the normal size. Most species also have spikes on their bodies to deter predators. The skin of the fish is thick and leathery, the spikes

Characteristics of Blue Gourami

A Blue gourami is a great addition to a freshwater tank that is 30 gallons or more.  These hardy fish are semi-aggressive so only one male should be kept per tank because the males will likely fight with each other. 

Prevention and Treatment of Ich

Ich, or white spot disease, is a protozoan disease caused mainly by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Ich is the most common disease of all freshwater and marine aquarium fish. White spot disease is responsible for more fish deaths than any other disease.

Telescope Eye Goldfish

Telescope eye fancy goldfish are known under many different names, including the globe eye, the dragon eye or the Demekin.  When viewed head-on, it’s easy to see how they are called globe eyes because their eyes look like two huge

Tropical Fish

Controlling Aquarium Algae and Buildup Here are some great ways to keep your aquarium glass and your water crystal clear; your ornaments shining and your fish in optimum health. Keeping a proper aquarium ecosystem is always a combination of denominating

Treatments for Tropical Fish Diseases

Taking care of tropical fish is a responsibility that should not be taken lightly. It is much more than placing a bunch of pretty colored fish in a tank and watch them swim around. If you have made the decision

How to Care for Oscars Caring for Oscar Fish Oscar Fish

A South American cichlid the Oscar (Astronotus ocellatus) goes by many names including the Peacock Cichlid, Velvet Cichlid and the Walnut Cichlid. A rather large fish the Oscar will be anywhere from twelve to sixteen inches long and will up

Why Soap should never be used to Clean out a Fish Aquarium

When a first-time fish owner buys a fish tank, he or she probably assumes to use soap to clean it. Don’t we use soap to clean everything else? This is a reasonable assumption. However, you should never allow yourself to

Tropical Fish Diseases Diagnosing Tropical Fish Diseases Symptoms Tropical Fish Diseases

When our fish get sick, we often feel helpless. Helplessness is often accompanied by fear; fear because we can’t quite understand why the fish got ill and fear of losing our beloved pet. These fears can be alleviated with some