My Review of the EHEIM Jäger TruTemp Review

Many in the fishkeeping hobby have heard of the EHEIM Jäger TruTemp and is commonly referred to as the most reliable and accurate aquarium heater on the market. There are many different sizes of the Jager, accommodating different sizes of aquariums. Currently, there are 9 different sizes to choose from, adequate for 20 to 1000 … Read more

How To Grow An Infusoria Culture

An Infusoria culture can help feed your aquarium fish. Making infusoria cultures does not require a starter culture or kit. This is because Infusoria is present in all organic matter. At times, Infusoria can be seen living in the substrate of aquariums, hidings in between pebbles and plants. Generally, populations of infusoria do not proliferate … Read more

Best Betta Fish Heater: Safe & Reliable Heaters for Betta Tanks

Welcome to my guide to the best betta fish tank heaters. In this guide, you will find information on what constitutes an adequate heater for your betta tank. We warn against products that are specifically branded as betta fish heaters due to their inferior quality. We discuss the different types of heaters providing circumstantial recommendations. … Read more

The Blackwater Aquarium: A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners

Blackwater aquarium, Pencil Fish.

The blackwater aquarium, like its name suggests, aims to replicate a blackwater habitat in a fish tank. While this type of setup is a relatively common sight in the aquarium industry today, what is a blackwater aquarium? Blackwater aquariums are created from a mixture of leaf litter and plants, creating a tinted water effect. The … Read more

The Benefits of Indian Almond Leaf

The Indian almond leaf, also known as the Terminalia catappa, is a tropical plant from Asia, Africa, and Australia. The plant in the Ayurveda practice, a system of medicine widely practiced in South Asia. Scientific studies have shown the medicinal benefits of the plant. T. catappa in a clinical setting has shown to be antimicrobial, … Read more

Does Boiling Water Remove Chlorine and Chloramines?

People that have an aquarium may be looking to remove additives from the water including chlorine and chloramines. Many wonder, if boiling water is enough to remove the chlorine and the chloramines. They wonder if they are able to make their tap water safe for the fish or if they will need to purchase special water. … Read more