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Aquarium Salt is used both inside and outside the freshwater aquariums. Most of the hobbyist use aquarium salt as a crude medication to deal with various parasites infections and diseases. Further benefits of aquarium salt include reducing osmotic pressure, helping in healing wounds, minimizing stress, prevention of nitrite poisoning, the preventive measure against various parasitic infections and is believed to cure various diseases like fungus, flukes, white spot, velvet disease et cetera. Before moving to the benefits of aquarium salt let us first understand about aquarium salt with its types and usage. What is Aquarium Salt?   Aquarium salt is...

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In this topic, will be explaining how to successfully keep a Female Betta Sorority, the basics, how to, setting up, etc. First and foremost, you may ask: "What is a Betta sorority tank?". A Betta sorority is a tank full of female bettas that (Hopefully) can live in peace together. I bet your thinking, “But I thought when Bettas are together, they fight?”. You see females are generally more peaceful / passive than male Bettas, they can in most cases be kept in set ups with multiple other female bettas & community set-ups (Unlike most males). Again, let me remind...

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One of the most common myths plaguing the Betta fish community is that Betta’s are brutal killers that will tear apart any fish or other creature placed in its territory, making it impossible to establish a community tank with this solitary species. This myth is often perpetuated by  big chain pet stores to sell low-volume, typically less than 1 gallon, overpriced Betta fish tanks.While it is true that two male Betta fish should never be placed in the same undivided tank, no matter how many gallons it contains, it is untrue that all fish species are incompatible with Betta splendens....

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Betta breeding can be very time consuming and expensive. Betta can release over 500 eggs in a single spawn and you will end up with over 300 juveniles to care for if most survive! You must plan and be clear about your objective and goals you want to achieve out of this spawning activity. The large scale breeding for supply requires a large investment of time, space, and money. Due to the high startup and supply costs, it is very difficult to make a profit breeding betta, so this should not be your goal for some time. Are you interested...

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If you buy from multiple sources (online, other retailers, or fish from other hobbyists' tanks) then quarantine can be a very useful and efficient tool to ensure that your aquarium remains healthy. If you intend to keep more delicate and disease-prone species such as Discus or more delicate fish, then a quarantine period might be advisable, even if they are from your regular store. If you have had a tank established without addition of livestock for an extended period of time (years or more), then it is definitely a good idea to quarantine any new animals. Your tank will have...

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