freshwater aquarium

The Algae Buster Profiles: Part One

The Algae Busters Part One Dealing with algae can be one of the most frustrating aspects of the aquarium hobby.…

A Little Introduction to the Walstad Planted Aquarium Method

Also referred to as the "dirted" style of planted tanks, the Walstad Method is a low-tech method to keeping a…

Mangroves in the Aquarium: A “How To” Care Guide

Aquacultured red mangroves for the aquarium are a perfect, sustainably unique element of aesthetics to go along with any type…

Shedding Light on Paludariums: The Best of Both Worlds

Paludariums are a blend of both an aquatic and a terrestrial ecosystem. This fascinating combination allows fish, aquatic plants, terrestrial…

Getting Rid of Algae in the Freshwater Aquarium

Nuisance algae can be unsightly and hard to control in any tank, for any aquarist. So we have gathered some…

Beginner Fish for the Freshwater Aquarium

Check out our top 10 picks and some honorable mentions of beginner fish for the freshwater aquarium that are hardy…

How To: Cycle a Freshwater Aquarium with Dr. Tim’s

Before we get started we should first understand why a tank should be cycled, and then apply that knowledge in…

Best Aquarium Heaters: Our Picks for Your Aquarium

While the summer heat continues to wreak its havoc, before you know it, hobbyists across the world will be swapping…

Are you Salty or Fresh? Pick a side: Meet Freshwater Hobbyists Ed, Willy and Scott

Meet some freshwater hobbyists from all over that are as passionate about the hobby as any aquarists you have ever…

Trimming your stem plants like a professional. An illustrated tutorial.

Often fast-growing, stem plants are the aquatic plant of choice for the background or the middle of a tank. They…