Betta fish are pretty awesome. The varieties and colors are almost limitless, and everything online says they are really easy to take care of! But are they really that easy?
Tap water contains chlorine and other contaminants. These are toxic to fish and, if they aren’t removed or detoxified, will kill your fish quickly. When making new water for your aquarium, it is essential to add a conditioner before putting it in your aquarium.Read More »
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What one of the most common diseases aquarium fish can get is Ichthyophthirius Multifiliis or Ich for short. The most difficult part of treating Ich is the fact that you have to treat the entire tank. Taking out and quarantining a couple fish that you see with white spots isn’t going to fix your problem.
The final product of the Nitrogen Cycle is nitrate. This is a compound that is used by plants as food, and the plants convert it into oxygen. Even if you have a heavily planted aquarium, nitrates will build up faster than most plants can use it. This will require regular water changes.