Stocking Your Aquarium Evenly With the Correct Number of Fish
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Stocking Your Aquarium Evenly With the Correct Number of Fish

One of the factors often overlooked when choosing fish for a community aquarium is the level the fish prefer. Choosing fish that prefer swimming at different levels will…

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How to Determine the Sex of Your Fish
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How to Determine the Sex of Your Fish

Depending on the species, determining the sex of a fish ranges from easy to nearly impossible. Knowing the sexual differences in aquarium fish is important when trying to…

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How Many Fish Should Go in Your Aquarium?
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How Many Fish Should Go in Your Aquarium?

Virtually every fish owner has gazed at their aquarium and wondered just how many fish can be put in there. Unfortunately, aquariums don’t come with a stocking chart…

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Hard Water and Aquarium Fish
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Hard Water and Aquarium Fish

Hard water is a fact of life for most people. Unfortunately, many aquarium owners who have hard tap water are led to believe they must go to great…

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Buying an Aquarium for a Child or Teen
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Buying an Aquarium for a Child or Teen

Many of us had our first aquarium experience as children. Unfortunately, first-time fish owners don’t always have the information they need to be successful. As a result, they…

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Barb Species Habitat and Care Information
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Barb Species Habitat and Care Information

Barbs are lively, hardy and colorful fish. They are all schooling species that do best if kept in groups of at least five or more, so keep that…

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Aquarium Lighting Basics: the Case for LED Fixtures
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Aquarium Lighting Basics: the Case for LED Fixtures

There are many benefits that a fish keeper gets by using LED lights for the aquarium. One of the first things that people love and notice about using…

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White Cloud Mountain Minnow
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White Cloud Mountain Minnow

Michael B White Cloud Mountain Minnows are small, colorful fish, once termed the working man’s Neon because they compared to Neon Tetras in color but were not as expensive. For…

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Water Changes in Your Aquarium
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Water Changes in Your Aquarium

Even if your water looks clear, stir up the substrate a bit and you’ll be shocked at how much detritus (aka junk) is there. Where did it come…

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Feeding Your Fish Live Foods
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Feeding Your Fish Live Foods

Picture yourself seated at a fine restaurant and the waiter brings you a menu. To your horror, all the entrees are dry powdered foods. Bet you would run…

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