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Contents of Brackish Water

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Brackish water is midway between freshwater and saltwater. It contains salt and fish are able to adapt to the slightly saline environment, but salt levels are not high enough to sustain deep sea fish. Freshwater fish such as archer fish and mollies can thrive in slightly salty water, but most brack

How to Put Wood in a Fish Tank

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Wood in a fish tank not only adds interest, it also gives your fish a place to hide. Fish such as the pleco actually eat the wood and any algae or debris that eventually grows on it. But while you may feel the urge to add an attractive piece of wood to your tank, it is important to realize that not

Tips on Red-Lipped Batfish Care

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The red-lipped batfish is definitely one of the more bizarre looking marine specimens. This species has two distinctive evolutionary traits in common with another odd looking bottom dwelling group of fish know as anglerfish or frogfish. Both are poor swimmers and rely heavily on modified fin structu

How to Repair a Pond Pump

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Keeping your pond pump working well results in your having healthy fish and water in the pond. The pond also looks beautiful because the pump removes dirt and debris from the water and circulates clean water that is better for the pond and its denizens. A malfunctioning pump can be diagnosed by foll

How to Build Exotic Aquariums

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The word 'exotic' brings to mind visions of tropical climates and rich, beautiful culture. This idea can be applied to turn a traditional aquarium into something exotic. Purchasing a number of items to enhance the color, richness and beauty of an aquarium, are just a few ways to turn your standard a

Feng Shui With Flower Horn

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Flower Horn Fish or Hua Luo Han has been declared Feng Shui Fish from year 2004 to 2024 by the experts. It is supposed to bring good health and prosperity to whoever keeps it at a designated place in his home or work place. It is believed that Flower Horn attracts positive energy and this is the rea

DIY: CO2 Aquarium

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Owning your own aquarium---and doing it right---can be expensive if you don't know some tricks, and a planted aquarium is no different. If you want your plants to flourish, you have to keep the CO2 level in the aquarium high. Consult a pet store catalog---you will pay anywhere from $40 to $400 for a

Aquarium Eye Disease

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Aquarium eye disease isn't just one specific type of fish disease, but a general term for several diseases that can affect aquarium fish. Also called fish eye disease, this is a collection of serious conditions that must be treated when they appear. Catching the symptoms early will help you save th

How to Estimate a Tank's Capacity

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One of the most important measurements you'll need for taking care of a fish tank is its capacity, or how many gallons of water it can hold. The capacity is important when determining how much of a certain chemical to add to the water or what strength of filter to used. Most new aquariums come with

How to Move to a Bigger Aquarium

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Moving to a larger aquarium can be very exciting -- for both you and your fish! They will love the added room to swim, and you will have the space to start adding more fish. It's important to be prepared before making the transition. This will benefit you and your fish, making life after the transit