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Keeping your fish healthy may seem as simple as feeding them the right amount of food at a scheduled time. While feeding is an important part of taking care of fish, it’s not all you should do. If you want to keep your fish healthy and minimize the chance of them becoming ill, there are many more things you should do for them. The aquarium experts at Aquatic Warehouse recommend the following tips to give your fish the best chance at great health. Maintain Your Aquarium Test kits are an important part of fish ownership, as they allow you to monitor the water quality regularly. Levels of nitrates, pH, ammonia, …

A well-maintained fish tank is a thing of beauty, and a planted tank perhaps even more so. It can add character and life to a room, all while bringing a piece of nature into your home. Planted tanks provide an authentic and natural look, allowing you to replicate a more realistic environment for your fish. Even though it isn’t too difficult to keep freshwater planted aquariums looking nice with the proper lighting and basic nutritional fertilizers, if you want yours to really thrive and add texture, then adding carbon dioxide is a must. Does a Planted Tank Need CO2? Carbon is the building block of life, and like all living …

Power outages can occur without warning. Without a backup power source for your saltwater tank, a power outage could become a threat to your fish. While some outages last for a few minutes, others may last for days at a time. Typically, an outage that lasts longer than a couple of hours might begin to spell disaster for your fish.  You need electricity for the pumps, heaters, lights, filtration, and other saltwater aquarium supplies to work properly. The lights in the aquarium are necessary for the coral’s food production. The filtration gives fish a continual oxygen supply, and without this the fish could suffocate. A heat source is essential as …

Native to the South American Amazon Basin, this tropical fish can make a great addition to your aquarium. Fish enthusiasts prefer this cichlid for its longevity and beauty, ranging in various colors and patterns from red or albino to mottled or tiger stripes. The staff at Aquatic Warehouse, a trusted aquarium supplier, wants to share this guide to ensure your new Oscar fish is happy and healthy. Tank Parameters Making sure you have the proper tank setup is key for any aquarium. Here’s what you need to consider for an Oscar fish: Size Oscars are a large fish, sometimes growing up to 45 centimeters, and they get big quick. The tank …

Java moss is one of the most popular freshwater aquarium plants, as it doesn’t have many requirements to grow and is suitable for most tropical fish that mainly live in freshwater. Unlike some similar plants, Java moss can survive in an environment with low light intensity and tolerate a wide range of temperatures, and it does well in most substrates. Java moss that grows on land tends to develop larger leaves than those in water. Here are some of the top advantages to adding Java moss to your aquarium. Reduces the Amount of Algae The growth of obnoxious algae in an aquarium can have a negative impact on the overall look …

Interest in freshwater planted aquariums and aquascaping has brought the hobby to a new level. Newcomers and experienced aquarists alike are attracted to stunning examples of lushly planted aquariums. At Aquatic Warehouse, we’re excited about this trend too, and to make sure you know how to properly care for a freshwater planted aquarium, we’d like to highlight a few key mistakes to avoid. 1. Buying the Wrong Plants As with terrestrial plants, different species of aquatic vegetation have widely differing demands. Water pH, hardness, temperature, and light preferences are all factors to consider. Some aquatic plants are tolerant, but it’s better (and cheaper) to do research first. You can’t just …

You’re finally going on that vacation you’ve needed so much. You have the mail held, the luggage packed, and the water heater turned off. Then the thought hits you—your fish will need to be fed while you’re away. Here’s a few tips to consider regarding feeding your fish while you’re away on vacation, brought to you by the knowledgeable staff at Aquatic Warehouse. Plan for the Length of Your Vacation Consider how long you’ll be away. If it’s just a couple of days, many fish will be fine without being fed. However, if you go much longer (like three days or more) or have certain species or baby fish, you’ll need …

Lighting is one of the most overlooked fish tank supplies you’ll need to consider when setting up a new aquarium. Finding the right type of lighting may seem exhausting, but a bit of guidance will take the guesswork out of choosing the best system for your fish and/or plants. Here are a few things to consider when choosing lighting for a fish tank. Types of Fish and Plants The first thing to consider when searching for aquarium lighting is what types of fish you have or would like to have in your aquarium and if you’re going to add live plants to it. Too much light in a “fish only” aquarium …

Saltwater aquariums are a unique and fun way to add enjoyment to your home. With the right tank choice as well as the proper saltwater aquarium supplies, these beautiful installations can be home to many delightful and exotic creatures that are sure to liven up any space. Below are six reasons to own a saltwater aquarium. 1. They’re a Great Interior Design Choice Few things are as unique or captivating as a live saltwater aquarium. An aquarium can serve as a bold and bright focal point for a room. The great variety of creatures that can be included in an aquarium makes them endlessly interesting. Aquariums can add a valuable …

Once you’ve acquired all the freshwater aquarium supplies you need, your next step is likely going to be decorating your tank. One solution is to create your own decorations, which allows you to embellish the aquarium however you want, and you get to have fun while doing it. Try some of the following DIY decorations to bring your aquarium to life. Prints and Pictures One easy way to decorate an aquarium is to print or draw pictures that can be taped to the back outside of the tank, using packing tape or another product made for this application. Ask your aquarist experts at Aquatic Warehouse. This option is cheap, quick, …

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