The first thing that comes to mind when asked, can African Cichlids live with Oscars, is aggression. To save you a lot of guess work, no, they can not. The needs of African Cichlids and Oscars are far too different to make them compatible in an aquarium. Aggression is a
African Cichlids are one of the most beautiful and colorful fish in the freshwater aquarium hobby. But Why do African Cichlids change colors? Getting these fish to reach their full potential can sometimes be frustrating. To answer a complicated question in a single word, dominance. Male African Cichlids adjust the
The Fluval FX6 has proven itself to be the power house canister filter in the industry for many consecutive years. If you’re lucky enough to own one, congratulations! But does Fluval FX6 come with media? Media is included with the Fluval FX6. The FX6 comes with sponges (mechanical media), Fluval
Where to put ceramic rings in filter is very important to get the most out of your bio-media. Ceramic rings are biological media that provides a very large surface area for beneficial bacteria to grow and live. This bacteria on your ceramic rings is required to complete the Nitrogen Cycle
The Penn-Plax Silent Air B11 (SAB11) Battery Backup Aquarium Air Pump operates during power outages. It automatically turns on when the power goes out, keeping fish safe and alive! If power goes out the first thing that can kill your fish will be a lack of oxygen. Included
Choosing the right Filter Media is important in the aquarium hobby, but understanding why and how it works should be the main focus. This very easy to follow guide will help in choosing the right media that fits your set up best. Why do we need media in
One of the most asked questions in the aquarium hobby is about Getting Crystal Clear Aquarium Water. I have asked this question many times myself. So with experience and experimenting we have discovered the top 3 ways to improve your waters clarity and quality…and here they are! 1- Stop
The Sponge Filter is a great tool in the aquarium hobby, so good that next time you walk into your local fish store pay attention to how many of their tanks use sponge filters…and there’s
So you’re interested in learning more about Aquarium Wave Makers…But why should you use a wave maker? What are the benefits? Are they better than bubblers? How long should they stay on for? Where would
Fish Tank Ammonia is the number 1 killer of fish, especially in a new tank. If you have an ammonia spike I can help you resolve the problem right now! And hopefully save your fish
I’ve had a passion for aquariums ever since my first Goldfish in a bowl! Through years of experience I’ve learned how to care and provide for my fish, spoiling them along the way! The joy of this hobby comes from knowing my fish are happy and healthy, growing and thriving.
I’ve also learned that I have the ability to help others with their tanks and fish…and I’m happy to help! Welcome to the Site, hopefully you’ll find a topic that can guide you in your fish keeping journey. Thanks for visiting!
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