Category: fishkeeping community

Aquariadise article: Treating fin rot

Many aquarists encounter it at some point: fin rot. An annoying fish disease, but luckily definitely not the worst thing that can happen to your fish. In most cases, it should clear right up if you take the right measures!

Find out how to treat (and prevent) fin rot on Aquariadise here.

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PS.The photo was provided by the fish blogger who went by theblondeaquarist – anyone know if they left entirely or just changed their URL? I would like to credit properly.

Aquariadise article: Keeping fancy goldfish in…

Did you know fancy goldfish can be kept in ponds just like their common goldfish cousins? You might need to adapt your pond a little, but it’s a great way to give your goldies access to more space – during the summer or year-round.

You can find everything you need to know about keeping fancy goldfish in ponds on Aquariadise here.

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Photo by @goldfishgalaxy

Aquariadise article: Aquarium driftwood

Driftwood is a great addition to your aquarium: it gives a natural look and helps imitate the natural habitat of many fish species. But how do you use it? And what types are there?

You can find everything you need to know about aquarium driftwood on Aquariadise here!

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Photo: FABULOUS_FULL FRONTAL by Gergely Hideg

Aquariadise article: Aquarium filter 101 | Typ…

If you’re just setting up your first tank or want to buy a new filter, things can be slightly confusing. With all the filter types out there, which is best for your aquarium?

Find out all the different types of filters on Aquariadise here!

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Photo: Garnelenbecken: Station 3 by grafzahl

Aquariadise article: Betta food & feeding

If you’ve just gotten your first Betta, the choice in foods might be a little intimidating. There’s flakes, pellets, frozen, freeze dried… but what works best?!

Find out all about betta foods and feeding your Betta on Aquariadise here!

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Photo: betta buddy by brycegandy

Aquariadise article: Floating plants | Benefit…

When thinking of aquarium plants, floating plants might not be the first thing you think of. They can be a great addition to your tank, though! Many fish species love the extra cover and fast-growing plants also help remove nitrates.  

Find out all about floating aquarium plants on Aquariadise here

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Aquariadise article: Why Betta bowls are bad

Bettas are incredibly popular, but unfortunately their popularity has come with a LOT of misconceptions about their care. The average chain pet store will tell you they can live in bowls, don’t need a heater or filter and can feed on plant roots. Umm, no! 

Find out why Betta bowls are bad on Aquariadise here!

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Photo by @firebreathingbettas

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More footage from my LFS. They take their aquascapes seriously! 🌿

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My bf has recently taken an interest in aquariums, so naturally I gave him an old tank I had laying around to play with. I’d say this is a pretty good first set-up! 🌱

Plants: Java fern & Cryptocoryne

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Aquariadise article: Choosing an aquarium subs…

There are so many aquarium substrates out there – do you need sand? Gravel? River rocks? Maybe even a cross between sand and gravel like the caviar sand pictured below! How do you choose?!

Find out everything about choosing an aquarium substrate on Aquariadise here!

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