ARE YOU AN APPARATAPHILIAC?
It used to be that getting into the aquarium hobby was relatively easy. You went out and got a tank, a stand, a light (in my early days in the hobby, it was a metal-framed, slate-bottomed tank, wrought or angle iron stand, and a metal double bulb incandescent fixture that shocked you 9 out of […]
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE DESIGNING YOUR NEW AQUARIUM BY ISLAND FISH & REEF
A beautiful aquarium can bring a dramatic change to any home, but the aquarium design you choose will also have a significant impact on its appeal. This is especially true for a wall-mounted aquarium. It is important to understand the benefits of aquarium design, how it varies from other types and the different aquarium styles […]
THE ENVIRONMENT IN A HOME AQUARIUM
Water conditions in an aquarium can influence how animals live and interact. Salt levels are the most basic measure of water conditions. Some fish tanks are a blend of brackish and freshwater environments, while others are based on oceanic environments. Some specialized tanks raise brine-loving organisms. These animals may be a good fit for beginners […]