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How to Set Up a Cafe on "Cafe World"

You can create your very own cafe and run it online, courtesy of the virtual game on Facebook called "Cafe World." Create dishes for your cafe visitors, add equipment like a sushi station and pizza oven and continually grow your cafe. Invite friends to play with you and send food gifts to other play

The Beautiful Kribensis

Considering adding a few Kribensis to your aquarium? Learning all you can about the care and environment...

How to Check the Compatibility of Tropical Fish for a Saltwater Tank

When considering what fish to add to your marine aquarium, you need to give careful consideration to whether the fish will be compatible. On top of environmental factors such as temperature, you need to consider the temperaments of your fish. An aggressive fish introduced into a tank full of peacefu

What Can Spoil Your Freshwater Fish Aquarium?

Of all the decoration items that you have in your home, freshwater fish aquariums are the most unique. They provide you with good activities for your leisure time. It is easy to maintain a fish aquarium but there are several threats that you need to prevent. Here are a few of the threats which can r

How to Cure Fungus on Betta

Betta fish are hardy but not invulnerable. They are highly susceptible to a range of fungal infections, especially when stressed. However, you can usually successfully treat such infections with medications available from any pet store or aquarium fish supplier.

What Is a Calcium Reactor?

If you have a marine (seawater) aquarium, it requires calcium to maintain the seawater at an alkaline level where the marine life in the aquarium can flourish. A calcium reactor is a piece of equipment that replenishes the calcium in the water.

How to Tell if a Neon Tetra Is Going to Lay Eggs?

The neon tetra (Paracheirodon innesi) has been a popular aquarium fish for decades. It's low price, vibrant red and blue coloration, innocuous nature and hardiness contribute to its popularity. Despite its hardiness, it takes intermediate skill as an aquarist to spawn neon tetras. The first step to

Everything You Need to Know About Goldfish Food

As is true with any pet, proper feeding is crucial to your goldfish's health. Overfeeding, underfeeding, or using the wrong type of goldfish food is often the reason why some goldfish don't live past several months.

How to Choose the Right Aquarium Tanks

An aquarium is considered an enclosed area that contains an ecosystem with at least one transparent side in which water-dwelling plants and/or animals are kept. In other words, an aquarium is a place where animals such as fish and plants such as corals and reefs can live in a controlled environment

Why Plants for Freshwater Aquariums Are a Good Idea

When setting up a freshwater aquarium, most people often start to wonder about plants for their freshwater aquarium. Freshwater aquarium plants have many benefits such as: they aerate the water; they are a food source; they provide protection; they filter the water; they can help to prevent algae, a

The Keys to a Great Saltwater Tank

Your new saltwater aquarium setup is complete and you have introduced your first tropical saltwater fish.What next?If you want to keep your fish happy check out this list.

How do I Convert From Freshwater to Brackish Water?

Brackish water is part freshwater and part saltwater. Some species of fish are born in freshwater but prefer brackish water as they get older. This requires the aquarium to be slowly converted from freshwater to brackish water.

Easiest Types of Freshwater Aquarium Fish to Care For

You've decided to become an aquarium enthusiast. You probably want to get out there and stock your tank with as many ichthyoidal wonders as you can cram in. But hold up! There are a lot of different types of freshwater aquarium fish, many of whom don't play nicely together. You first need

DIY Aquarium Sump Design

You can easily design a DIY sump to improve your aquarium. Although sumps aren't essential in most aquariums, they will improve the appearance of your aquarium by keeping all of the equipment separate from your fish. The sump also provides a good location for adding more water to your aquarium or fo

How to Make an Aquarium out of Plastic Bins

Plastic bins can make excellent aquariums and holding tanks. They are inexpensive and available at almost all superstores. Plastic bins come in a variety of sizes and colors. However, a clear bin will make a better aquarium. Many fish owners keep a couple of clear plastic bins on hand to use for qua

Breeding the African Long-Finned Tetra

How to sex and breed the African Long-Finned Tetra, and raise the babies. This is not one of the easiest aquarium fish to breed, but people who make a real attempt may succeed.

How to Keep Water From Freezing in a Stock Tank

Running a farm and keeping livestock is a challenging task that requires constant maintenance and upkeep for the safety and livelihood of the animals. This is especially true when the colder months of winter arrive, and you are faced with additional tasks such as keeping the water in the stock tanks

Freshwater Aquarium Snails

If your think you only need fishes, plants and substrates in your freshwater aquarium, you are wrong. There are a lot of people who are not aware that a freshwater snail in an aquarium is a very helpful one. Getting interested?