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How to Avoid Common Coral Issues

How to Avoid Common Coral Issues

Nothing is more frustrating than looking at your beautiful reef tank and noticing your coral isn't as vivid and bright as it once was. Several common issues affect reef tank coral. Most of these problems can be prevented or controlled by simply maintaining a healthy tank environment through regular testing and maintenance. Common Issues Coral Bleaching Bleaching, as it sounds, is the loss of all color from coral. Many factors can lead to this problem, including high temperature, poor lighting, and imbalanced nutrient levels. Discoloration Coral can take on a brown color instead of its normal vivid coloration. As with...

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Common Aquarium Fish Diseases and How To Prevent Them

Common Aquarium Fish Diseases and How To Prevent Them

Fish are fascinating, beautiful creatures that have been a popular hobby for centuries. However, keeping fish involves a lot more than just picking out your favorite species and cramming them into a glass box. Some of the most common fish diseases can quickly infect your aquarium and kill your fish or, at the very least, make them seriously ill. Prevent these problems by following some of these common sense tips on identifying and preventing a few of the most common aquarium fish diseases. 1. Costia Costia is a parasite that can affect freshwater and saltwater fish. It is caused by...

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Tips for Choosing and Caring for a Pet Lizard

Tips for Choosing and Caring for a Pet Lizard

In most cases, people have kept dogs and cats as pets. Some people, however, have gone beyond that to keep other animals such as lizards as their pets. Today, lizards have become lovely pets you can keep in your home. They are silent, friendly, and don't shed fur or damage your items. Despite the type of lizard you might wish to keep as your pet, their health and safety should be on your priority list. Read on to learn how to choose and care for your pet lizard. Choosing a Pet Lizard When choosing a pet lizard, there are a...

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A Guide On How To Choose The Best Substrate for Your Aquarium

A Guide On How To Choose The Best Substrate for Your Aquarium

A substrate is an essential part of setting up your aquarium fish tank. Asking yourself why? Well, here's why, the substrate not only adds to your fish tank's aesthetic but also benefits from cultivating bacteria. We understand it's not easy to make a choice, especially if you have so many options to choose from. And it doesn't get easier if you don't know that the material and size of your aquarium substrate influence your fish tank pets and maintenance schedule. Luckily, we have put together a guide on choosing the best substrate for your aquarium. FRESHWATER FISH AQUARIUMS The best...

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New Aquarium? Here’s a Checklist of Everything You Need!

New Aquarium? Here’s a Checklist of Everything You Need!

It can be challenging to start an aquarium from scratch, particularly if you're unsure of what you need or where to find it. However, this checklist will help you get your fish tank up and running in no time! The Aquarium The first thing you'll need for your new aquarium is, of course, the tank. But there's more to it than picking the right size and shape. You'll also want to consider things like material (glass or acrylic?), where it will go in your home, and whether you want a stand or canopy. Filter System A sound filtration system is...

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