• 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...