Heaters in a nano aquarium are more important than your average-sized fish tank. Since nano aquariums hold a smaller volume of water than standard-sized fish tanks, so they do not retain heat very well. Even if the room temperature falls, larger aquariums will retain the heat for an extended period. It may take hours for […]
Lighting is one of the most crucial components of your nano aquarium setup. In an aquarium, getting the right type of lighting is essential, and this is especially true for nano tanks. Due to their small size, if you choose the wrong light for your nano tank, it might easily overwhelm the fish and plants
Nano tanks have become increasingly popular in recent years. This is an understandable trend because many people are interested in keeping aquarium fish, but they do not have the space for a large aquarium tank. However, most people do have enough space for a nano tank, even in their small apartment or office. A nano
Nano aquariums are unique because they are small in size. Therefore, it is important to select the right fish to inhabit these small environments. Not all fish will thrive in nano tanks, so it is important to stock it with the right type of fish. Just as you would when setting up a larger tank,
Filtration is essential to any aquarium setup, and nano aquariums are no different. In fact, for small aquariums, having an efficient nano aquarium filter is even more important than in larger tanks. Due to their smaller size, nano aquariums require more frequent maintenance than larger tanks. A smaller environment means you will need to carefully
The western mosquito fish (Gambusia affinis), commonly referred to as western mosquitofish, western mosquito fish, or just the mosquito fish, is a species of small freshwater fish originally native to North America. Its natural habitat was the streams and rivers of Indiana and Illinois, as well as the Mississippi River and its tributaries, all the
The fearsome looking Fangtooth Moray is really not much of a threat to humans. There are certainly cases of humans receiving a nasty bite from these eels but those were usually incidents when it was provoked. Like most eels, the Fangtooth Moray is generally peaceful when humans are around so long as it is not startled or made to feel threatened.
Snakehead Facts The Snakehead Fish The snakehead fish is an air-breathing freshwater fish that is native to certain areas in Asia and Africa. Unfortunately, it is an invasive species in American waters and has been found in freshwater sources across many different U.S. states. The reason it’s called a snakehead is because of the enlarged
Gammarus Shrimp (Hyalella Azteca), also known as scuds, are freshwater amphipod crustaceans naturally occurring in slow-running rivers and lakes measuring approximately 1 cm. They are often found in slow runs over Chara weed, providing a staple preferred food source for trout and other river fish. These small invertebrates can also be a great food source
Guppies are one of the most popular fish in the aquarium hobby. They are colorful little fish that are always actively swimming throughout the tank. They are also known for their ease of breeding. In fact, a female guppy can give birth to a batch of 100 or more baby guppies every month. The ease of breeding attracts many beginner fishkeepers, but the art of breeding and developing various strains of guppy makes them attractive for advanced fishkeepers as well.