Top Five Fish for Saltwater Aquariums

Fish keeping is fun for everyone, from young children the elderly. Keeping saltwater aquariums can be a great way to enjoy fish from all over the world's oceans. It is relatively easy to keep and maintain a saltwater aquarium, although they may be a little more...

Top Five Fish for Freshwater Aquariums

Freshwater aquariums are inexpensive and fun. If you've never had an aquarium before, you'll have to learn a little about aquarium design, equipment, and maintenance. Once you've determined where to place your aquarium, you'll have to stock it with sand or gravel,...

Where There’s a Gill…

The gill is a very important organ in any tropical freshwater fish. For humans the act of breathing happens in the lungs. The exchange of carbon dioxide gas for oxygen gas is an important function for all living creatures. But aquarium fish do not have lungs as humans...

4 Great L.A. Aquariums You Should Check Out

Should you visit aquariums? Southern California has so much natural beauty for tourists and locals to enjoy. Since it is located next to the ocean, the marine life in particular is both diverse and breathtaking. Whether you live in the Los Angeles area and are looking...

Something Fishy: Freshwater Sharks

Something Fishy: Freshwater Sharks

Choosing creatures called freshwater sharks may seem strangely fascinating to a fish-keeping beginner. Many people who are beginners in keeping aquariums choose tropical freshwater fish for the occupants of their first aquarium. When a beginner isn’t familiar with...

Jellyfish Are an Aesthetic Saltwater Delight

The latest trend in ornamental saltwater aquariums, jellyfish provide an aesthetic delight for hobbyists with their mesmerizing forms and soothing movements. With the right setup, you can have these exotic creatures anywhere in your home. It does require a lot more...

Restocking the Aquarium is Simply In the Bag

OK, so you just bought some new tropical fish for restocking your freshwater aquarium, and you want to get them home and into the tank as soon as possible. So you race right home, open the bag and dump them right into the tank right? Wrong! There is a right way and a...