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Who is behind this site?

Hi, this is Anne Thynne. Not the famous marine biologist but I love the fact that we both share a common interest. I have been keeping fish in aquarium since my childhood. Back in 2007, I was introduced with the amazing world of aquascaping and reef keeping. Since then I studied a lot (still doing so) to learn the complex ecosystem inside an aquarium. But resources are very limited and most of the time it is not even the correct one. Hands on experience and discussing with fellow aquarists made me learn one or two things which I would like to share in this site.

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Red Siamese fighting fish
Aqua Guide

What Are the Easiest Fish to Take Care Of – 6 Mistakes to Avoid

Many different types of fish can be kept in an aquarium as pets. However, some are more delicate than others and require high maintenance. On the other hand, others are hardy and low-maintenance, so they are an excellent option for beginners. Below is a look at the 8 easiest fish to keep and beginner fish…

pet shop aquarium
Aquarium Basics

10 Best Low Maintenance Fish Tank Models – Best Rated In 2022

Cleaning and water change are the most time-consuming aspects of maintaining a fish tank. You should change at least 25% of the water in the fish tank weekly or biweekly. You should also clean the substrate every month. As such, self-cleaning aquariums make maintenance easier. Below is a review of the 10 best low-maintenance fish…

aquatic fern
Aquarium Basics

8 Small Plants for Aquarium – That Stay Small Forever

Live aquarium plants are not only decorative, but they also help in keeping the water oxygenated and get rid of fish waste. However, not every type of aquarium plant is suitable. Some are only suitable for freshwater aquariums, while others are for salty aquariums. Similarly, if you have a 5-10 gallons fish tank, go for…

Aqua Guide

7 Ideas and Tips on How to Create a Modern Aquarium

The key to creating a modern aquarium is incorporating the various elements objectively and creatively. Each component has a functional aspect that you must think about. However, they also have aesthetic value that, if not well-thought-out, can result in an amateur-looking aquarium. Below are 7 tips for incorporating the various components to create a modern…