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Best aquarium air stones & bubbler decorations w/without LED lights

We’ve previously done a review of the top unique action decorations designed to add more life to your aquarium. This time, let’s check out some of the best air stones and bubbler decorations that don’t […]

Best canister filters [comparison table] for efficiency & less maintenance


Most aquarists rely on canister filters when dealing with larger aquariums, both freshwater, and saltwater. These types of filters are much more reliable because they offer a larger area of filtration and can perform mechanical, […]

30+ Tetras with images and quick care stats for nano-large aquariums

If you’ve ever seen a freshwater aquarium setup, you have seen some tetras. Tetras are prevalent freshwater aquarium fish that belong to the Characidae family. Most tetras get along great with other fish and are […]

13 colorful Killifish species with images and quick care stats


Killifish might sound like a terrifying fish species, but they are some of the most unique and exciting kinds of fish for beginners or intermediate aquarium enthusiasts to keep in their tropical tanks. While some […]

Best saltwater aquarium LED lights for fish-only, FOWLR, lagoon, corals

One of the most important equipment you need to make your saltwater aquarium fully functional is the lighting. Different types of saltwater tanks require different types of aquarium lights to thrive. In this article, we […]

Top 15 small-large freshwater sharks for home aquariums

Believe it or not, you too can have a shark in your freshwater tank. When we think about sharks, generally, a fierce, scary, and instantly recognizable sea ruler might come to mind, even the legendary […]

Best Wifi & Bluetooth LED aquarium lights with mobile app control

New technology has made it easier to maintain a thriving freshwater or saltwater aquarium. Wireless lighting solutions, in particular, have changed the way people set up and maintain fish tanks or planted tanks. Not only […]

Best Betta aquarium LED lights for healthy and happy Betta fish

Just like any other aquarium fish, Bettas need light to stay healthy. Besides, Bettas are in demand because of their beautiful finnage and coloration. How could one appreciate their beauty without proper aquarium lighting? This […]

Best surface skimmers for removing oil film on aquarium surface

Dozens of different factors can cause problems for your fish tank, one of which is oil film. In this guide, we’ll discuss what aquarium oil film is and how to get rid of it. We’re […]

Do aquarium fish sleep? Fish sleep habits (How, where, and when)

Do fish sleep? Every fishkeeper has asked this question at one point. It may sound like a small-scale (no pun intended) question, but solving this mystery requires that we dive deep into how fish biology […]