snails are good for algae, but if there's too many of them...they will turn to plants for food....you will notice when u see ur plants has holes on the leaves.....sometimes like dustin's said due to…Continue
hi all.. question any ideas what kind/type/species of pleco which grows 10-12cm & eat algae.....in planted tanks?.. (plz exclude oto's/sae & shrimps) coz the are known algae eaters)Continue
hi guys..... plz mind the poor quality pictures...coz at times when stare at my tanks,i used my phone cam to snap it.....only some pic taken with a DSLR... peace out....
Species Type: Freshwater Fish
Care Level: Moderate. May tolerate only a narrow range of water parameters, have specific dietary requirements including frozen or even live foods, may have behaviors that severely limit potential tankmates or may require a specialized aquarium setup.
Origin: Occurs in tributaries of the upper Rio Negro and upper Rio Orinoco in Columbia and Venezuela. Found along the banks among thick…Continue
Algae bloom is made up of microscopic planktonic suspended algae (also known as phytoplankton - approx 4 microns in diameter).
Suspended algae are plant life and just like plants they flourish during the summer months when conditions are ideal: more sunlight, warmer water temperatures and higher levels of nutrients.
Pigments (chlorophyll, fucoxanthin and carotenoids) in the algae (green water) absorb light energy…Continue
One of the questions I'm most often asked to give advice on is the baffling phenomenon of cloudy water. There is no single answer, because there is no single cause. However based on the color and circumstances under which cloudy water appears, it usually can be pinpointed to a couple of basic causes.
White or Grayish Water
Face it; the guilt eats away at you. You've brought home yet another molly and another molly swirls carelessly in the toilet going to that big aquarium in the sky. Is it your fault? In my findings... yes, it probably is.
Don't get me wrong, fish die just like the rest of us. Sometimes a fishes days are just numbered, but if you're seeing a trend in the belly-up category, something needs to change.
The following is a an informative measure of common ways…Continue