Fishkeeping • reef keeping • pond

planted tank and reef tank hacks from expert aquarist

Featured Articles: freshwater aquariums

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.

Our Latest articles

queen angelfish
Aqua Guide

Pet Fishes That Live Long – What Pet Fish Lives the Longest

Several species of aquarium fish can live for long, provided they are given proper care and attention. Some examples of long-lived fish species include goldfish, which can live for up to 15 years, and koi, which can live for up to 50 years or more. Other long-lived fish species include angelfish, which can live for…

turtles in aquarium
Aqua Guide

Non Fish Aquarium Pets – 5 Aquatic Pets That Aren’t Fish

While fish are the most common pet to keep in an aquarium, they are not the only option. Many non fish animals can be kept in an aquarium, each with their own unique characteristics and care requirements. From invertebrates like snails and crabs to amphibians like frogs to small reptiles like turtles, there are a…

koi fish or fancy carp swimming in a black pond fish pond
Aquarium Basics

Koi Pond Maintenance Through The Seasons In 8 Steps

One of the most popular outdoor aquariums is koi fish ponds, which feature a gorgeous, vibrant visual of colorful fish. This beautiful pond requires routine maintenance and commitment to keeping your outdoor pond a healthy, stable environment for your koi fish, aquatic plants, and other inhabitants in the water. Since this type of pond is…

aquarium colourful fishes in dark deep blue water
Aqua Guide

12 Attractive & Colorful Fish for Aquarium – For Any Tank Sizes

Colorful aquarium fish make excellent pets and an outstanding visual to enjoy in your home. Whether you’re looking to brighten the colors of your current aquarium or considering a new tank, you’ll find beautiful colorful fish of a wide variety of fish species. Our top picks include a fantastic collection of freshwater fish that will…

male worker in aquarium shop feeding fishes
Planted Tank

Moneywort In Your Aquarium: How To Grow & Care For It

Moneywort, also known as Bacopa Monnier, is one of the most popular aquarium plants. They are one of the easiest plants to maintain, as moneywort adapts well with other plants and fish species, which makes them fun to grow and enjoy in your fish tank. Moneywort in aquarium thrives easily in low-tech environments, though it…