How to Treat Fish for Camallanus Worms?

How to Treat Fish for Camallanus Worms?
The camallanus worm is a common intestinal parasite in tropical fish. It feeds on the blood of fish by drilling via a rasping organ positioned at the anterior end of the nematode. The organ also provides anchorage. The worm’s posterior is commonly observed dangling from the anus of the affected…

10 Best Fish for 55 Gallon Aquarium 

10 Best Fish for 55 Gallon Aquarium 
Aquarists choose their preferred fish depending on a number of factors. There are those who like some fish due to their colors, shape, size, ability to live with other tank mates, size of the aquarium and many other factors. Favorable conditions, right temperature, adequate space, enough hiding spots, a functional…

10 Easy Coldwater Aquarium Fish for Beginners

10 Easy Coldwater Aquarium Fish for Beginners
You must be quite familiar with aquarium fish from tropical regions. This is to say that such fish species need a heated aquarium to replicate their natural habitat in the tropics. But do you know you can keep cold water aquarium fish in an unheated aquarium? Here is a comprehensive…

Swollen Fish – Dropsy Disease Causes & Treatments

Swollen Fish – Dropsy Disease Causes & Treatments
When you decide to venture into the aquarium hobby, you should be ready for anything coming out of it, including diseases. Inasmuch as you may look forward to a vibrant fish tank, you should also be ready to identify and solve any problem that might arise from within. One of…

Green Aquarium Water – Causes and Treatments

Green Aquarium Water – Causes and Treatments
When fish breeders and hobbyists set up an aquarium, their desire and expectation is to have their finned friend swimming in sparkling clear water as their display their vibrant colors and active swimming habits. However, over time, most people that keep fish will tell you that green and mushy water…

10 Reasons Why You Should Keep Fish as Pets

10 Reasons Why You Should Keep Fish as Pets
Did you know fish is the third most popular pet kept by human beings? Apart from dogs, which is the most common and cats, many people opt to keep fish as pets in their house or offices. People are also now preferring to keep fish as pets because most of…

White Spots on Fish – How to Treat Ich Disease?

White Spots on Fish – How to Treat Ich Disease?
White spot disease, also known as ich, is a common diseases that most fish keepers have to deal with at one time or another. It is caused by a parasite and is mostly common in tropical fish aquariums. Ich parasite can be found in both fresh and salty water. It…

10 Gallon Fish Tank Setup

10 Gallon Fish Tank Setup
A 10-gallon tank is trendy among fishkeeping enthusiasts. If you are on a budget or have small room for an aquarium, the 10-gallon fish tank setup will be perfect for your home. The kit is often quoted as being ideal for beginners, not only because it is cheap, but since…

Planted Aquarium Setup – Step by Step for Beginners

Planted Aquarium Setup – Step by Step for Beginners
Live plants are more alluring than plastic plants, and they will make it seem like you have a piece of the underwater environment in your house. The plants will boost the water quality and oxygenate it during the day. The process is, however, not as simple as adding the varieties…

Filamentous Algae – How to Get Rid of It in Your Aquarium?

Filamentous Algae – How to Get Rid of It in Your Aquarium?
Filamentous algae are sometimes called pond scum, and they appear like mats of wet wool. They are single cells that link to create long filaments or threads. The algae occur in natural surface waters, where they appear as green or in some cases brownish, yellowish, or grayish. In the first…