Freshwater

  • Scats

    August 13, 2018 0 comment(s)
    Scat’s are found mainly around the northern coasts of Australia in estuaries and mangroves. They can also be found in similar habitats throughout the Asia-Pacific region in countries from India...
  • Australian Freshwater Moray Eel (Gymnothorax polyuranodon)

    August 6, 2018 0 comment(s)
    The Australian Freshwater Moray Eel (Gymnothorax polyuranodon) is native to the tropical Western Pacific. In Australia it is only known to inhabit a few creeks on the eastern coast of...
  • Silver Perch

    August 6, 2018 0 comment(s)
    Silver Perch are native to Australia and are found throughout the Murray-Darling River Basin. This is the largest river basin in Australia, covering a very large inland area of Australia...

Plants

  • Guide to Cryptocoryne’s

    June 11, 2018 0 comment(s)
    Crypt Melt ‘Crypt melt’ is a phenomenon wherein the leaves of a crypt develop holes and then the plant appears to dissolve. It appears to be caused by changes in...
  • Ludwigia repens

    March 5, 2018 0 comment(s)
    Ludwigia repens is a common and popular aquarium plant the world round. This is one of the easiest aquarium plants to grow and is able to grow in a wide...
  • Dosing Nutrients on the Cheap – D.I.Y Nutrients

    January 29, 2018 0 comment(s)
    Anyone who has kept planted aquariums for any length of time knows the enormous expense that bottled nutrients represent. Many a fish keeper has visibly grimaced at the bill they...

Marine

  • A Guide to Ocellaris Clownfish

    July 2, 2018 0 comment(s)
    The Clownfish is undoubtedly the most popular marine fish species, period. This iconic fish is a major pull-factor for many people joining the marine hobby. The Ocellaris clownfish is a...
  • Anemone Shrimp

    June 4, 2018 0 comment(s)
    In a similar way to Clown Fish, Anemone shrimp utilise sea anemones as a place of refuge. Biology Tropical anemone shrimp include members of the genera: Alpheus, Lysmata, Periclimenes and...
  • Dwarf Angelfish

    May 28, 2018 0 comment(s)
    Dwarf Angelfish have colours to rival any marine fish, which combined with their small size and individual behaviours make Dwarf Angelfish some of the most popular fish on the marine...

Aquariums

  • Excel Based Low Tech Tanks

    July 30, 2018 0 comment(s)
    The term ‘low tech tank’, refers to a planted aquarium that does NOT use CO2 injection (see: Non-CO2 Methods). The downside to using this method to grow aquarium plants is...
  • 10 Common Misconceptions About Goldfish

    July 23, 2018 0 comment(s)
    Who hasn’t kept goldfish at some point? For many of us, goldfish were our introduction to the aquarium hobby. Here are 10 common misconceptions about goldfish. Number 1: Goldfish Can...
  • Using Seachem Excel to Kill Black Beard/Brush Algae

    July 9, 2018 0 comment(s)
    While algae are a nuisance but some alga are worse than others. Black Beard Algae (BBA) has got to be one of the worst. Most algae problems can be avoided...

Reviews

  • Review: Hydra Internal Power Filter

    August 21, 2017 0 comment(s)
    Background The Hydra Internal Power Filter is a unique filter which claims to be an almost miraculous cure to the problem of aquarium maintenance. Upon reading the information on the...
  • Aqua One: Aquis 500 Review

    July 24, 2017 0 comment(s)
    The Aqua One Aquis 500 is a canister filter designed for a 100 litre aquarium. This filter is currently running on my 175 litre aquarium. Before purchasing this filter, I...
  • Seachem Prime

    May 8, 2017 0 comment(s)
    Seachem Prime is a well-known and respected product in the aquarium industry. Until recently I had been using Aqua One Ammonia and Chlorine Neutraliser as a water conditioner. However, when...
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