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Feeding Your Fish

Feeding Your Fish

Feeding fish is a fun and rewarding experience, and nothing is more important for fish health and growth than the food they eat. Of course, you’ll need to select a high quality fish food to ensure your fish get the necessary nutrients, but what should you look for in a fish food formula? And how d ...

Spotlight Fish: Goldfish

Spotlight Fish: Goldfish

Goldfish are among the most popular of household fish. In fact, it has been stated that goldfish tend to be the first fish for aquarium owners. Most goldfish are hardy and easily kept. With many color, shape, and size variations, your goldfish will be a unique and beautiful addition to your home. Ch ...

Diagnosing Your Fish and Treating with API Fish Remedies

Diagnosing Your Fish and Treating with API Fish Remedies

If your fish is exhibiting signs of illness, it’s important to diagnose the type of disease accurately in order to provide effective treatment. There are four categories of infection your fish may contract: • Bacterial• Parasitic• Fungal• Viral The first three can be treated with medicati ...

Spotlight Fish: Tropical Fish

Spotlight Fish: Tropical Fish

Among the most common type of fish people keep are freshwater tropical fish of any given species – Cichlids, Guppies, Barbs, Tetras, Plecos, Livebearers, Bettas, and Gouramis are just a few of the many tropical fish that make great additions to a freshwater tank. Despite the necessity for warmer w ...

Spotlight Fish: Pond Fish

Spotlight Fish: Pond Fish

A scenic pond or water garden makes a beautiful addition to a backyard, and can be even more rewarding with the addition of unique and vibrant pond fish. Pond fish will add an exciting dimension to your pond environment, and are generally tough, making them easy to keep with the proper care. It’s ...

Caring for Sick Fish

Caring for Sick Fish

Just like humans, fish can be susceptible to disease. Bacteria and parasites are contagious among fish that share an aquarium, and diseases can also stem from poor water conditions. So how do you know if your fish is sick, and how do you determine the proper remedies for its condition? Learning to r ...

Spotlight Fish: Bottom Feeder Fish

Spotlight Fish: Bottom Feeder Fish

A popular fish type that many people stock their aquariums with are Bottom Feeder -- or bottom-dwelling -- fish, which include loaches, Plecostomus (or Plecos), Cory catfish (Cory cats), Otocinclus catfish, crayfish, freshwater shrimp, and snails. Aside from being easy to care for, Bottom Feeders ar ...