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    How to Remove Algae from Your Tank

    If your tank walls are so covered in green gunk that you can’t see your fish, it may be time to remove the algae from your tank. While algae can help keep your fish alive and healthy since it helps provide oxygen and can consume some of the excess nutrients in the tank, a little […]

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    Setting up a Freshwater Tank

    You finally got that freshwater tank you’ve been wanting and brought it home. Now, you just dump in some water and some fish, right? Actually, there’s a bit more to the process of setting up a freshwater tank than that. You will need to consider the type of tank or aquarium and the type of […]

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    Setting up a Pond

    Having a water feature in your yard can be so enjoyable and soothing. Of course, you’ll have some hard work ahead of you before you finish installing that new pond, but once you’re done, you’ll be glad you took the time to add a pond to your garden. If you are planning on setting up […]

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    Setting up a Saltwater Tank

    A saltwater tank filled with colorful, vibrant fish can be such a peaceful and enjoyable addition to your home. However, these tanks are more challenging to set up and maintain than freshwater tanks. You will need specialized equipment to successfully own a saltwater tank. To begin setting up a saltwater tank, you will need to […]

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    Solving Common Pond Problems

    Finally, you have the pond of your dreams, but things aren’t quite as perfect as you wanted them to be. How do you keep your pond in good shape? Here are some common pond problems you may encounter and how you can solve them. Leakage If your pond seems to be losing a lot of […]

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    Common Fish Diseases

    Fish are fairly hardy overall, especially if they have the proper living conditions. However, sometimes, despite your best efforts, at least one of your fish will become ill, probably with one of the more common fish diseases. If you have a sick fish, you will want to start by ruling out ICH, a fish disease […]

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    Freshwater Tank or Saltwater Tank?

    If you are purchasing your first aquarium, you may want to consider a freshwater tank. There are several reasons you should maintain a freshwater tank before moving on to a saltwater tank. Although a saltwater tank will provide you with the opportunity to have a variety of interesting fish, it will not be as easy […]

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    Adding Fish to Your Aquarium

    Your aquarium is set up and you’ve tested the water to be sure it is safe. Now, you are ready to run to the store and buy ten or fifteen colorful fish, right? Actually, if you want to have a happy, healthy environment for your fish, there’s a bit more to it than that. Before […]

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    Adding Plants to Your Aquarium

    Adding plants to your aquarium is a good idea for several reasons. They are aesthetically pleasing and provide a healthier environment for fish, since they aid in creating an ecosystem within the aquarium. Live plants help provide oxygen for the fish and other creatures in your aquarium by converting carbon dioxide to oxygen through a […]

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    Adding Plants to Your Pond

    Pond plants are such an important part of almost any pond. These plants add beauty to the pond and aid in maintaining a healthy environment for fish. In addition, plants provide food and shelter for the creatures that may reside in the pond. Pond plants include deep water plants, oxygenating plants, marginal plants, floating plants […]