Bacterial Bloom And High Ammonia – Don’t Panic (Easy Fix!)

First of all what I need you to do is settle down! Don’t panic. A bacterial bloom and high ammonia is easy to take care of and after this article you’re going to feel much better, I promise….ok, are we calm? Then Let’s go!   Bacterial Bloom In Aquarium A bacterial bloom can happen both […]

When To Clean Your Canister Filter – (Finding Your Schedule)

When to clean your canister filter

You should definitely have a schedule for when to clean your canister filter. Whether that’s every month, every 3 months or every 6 months. When you do clean your filter take note of the date, right it down, post it on your fridge, send yourself an email, whatever and then stick to that schedule as […]

When To Add Bacteria To Aquarium – (Top 4 Times)

Bacteria in a Bottle

When to add bacteria to aquarium, there’s really only 4 distinct situations when you should add bacteria directly into your system. There’s also a very specific scenario when you shouldn’t be wasting your money. In this article we’ll cover them all. When To Add Bacteria To Aquarium During a brand new tank cycle When adding […]

When To Water Change An Aquarium? (No, It Doesn’t Depend)

When to water change an aquarium

When to water change an aquarium? The answer is simple really. And don’t worry, I wont say “it depends” like every other article you’ve searched for today. We like to get straight to the point here! The simple, non complicated answer for when to water change an aquarium is when your nitrate levels reach about […]

What Causes Micro Bubbles In Aquarium – (3 Easy Fixes)

What causes micro bubbles aquarium

Nobody likes Micro Bubbles! Because they can make your tank look dirty or cloudy when it really isn’t. But what causes micro bubbles in aquarium? Most of the time it’s your filter causing these bubbles. So I’m going to share with you 3 very easy ways of how to stop those micro bubbles right now. […]

When To Add Dechlorinator During Water Change? (Safely)

When to add dechlorinator during water change

We already know the importance of adding dechlorinator to our tanks, but when to add dechlorinator during water change is also an important question. It is absolutely safe to add your dechlorinator like, Prime, Safe, or Stress Coat directly into your tank just before adding in your new tap water. Even if there are fish […]

Internal Parasites In Fish Treatment – A Last Resort

internal parasites in fish treatment

So you’ve tried it all. You’ve tried the General Cure, you’ve tried the Prozypro, you even tried my method of feeding Metroplex, but none have been effective for Internal Parasites in Fish Treatment. Your fish still has white stringy poop, still has sunken belly, still not eating, still has internal parasites! Well this method of […]

African Cichlid Algae Eaters – Best For Your Tank

African Cichlid Algae Eaters

Having the right kind of African Cichlid algae eaters could be the difference between life and death. And I mean that for both fish and algae. Most of us African Cichlid keepers know that the choices of tank mates for our guys are pretty slim. Usually African Cichlids are kept with other African Cichlids and not […]

Aquarium Temperature In Summer – Cool Your Tank Quickly And Safely!

Aquarium Temperature in Summer

Its that time of the year, the summer months are here. Aquarium temperature in summer can increase quickly, especially in an emergency. Here you’ll find some easy tips to make sure you keep your fish safe and tanks temp in check. One of the best ways to cool your aquarium water is by introducing frozen […]

Pot Scrubbers For Bio Media

Pot Scrubbers for bio media

A couple months ago I removed all the expensive bio media from both of my FX6’s filtering my 210G Overstocked African Cichlid Tank and replaced them with nothing but Pot Scrubbers for bio media. That’s insane right, what was I thinking…if you want to find out what happened to my tank, then continue reading below! […]