It happened so suddenly, you were watching your betta fish swimming around and one day you noticed that his fins looked a little off. Looking closer it’s apparent that your betta’s long fins are missing, frayed or maybe losing their vibrant color. If this sounds like a familiar scenario, your betta fish might be suffering from fin rot or fin loss.
When it comes to fishkeeping we hobbyists always want the very best for our precious fish. Betta fish are no exception! These intelligent and curious fish deserve the very best from us. Especially since there are a lot of betta fish tanks on the market that are not suited for bettas.
Bettas are a very poplar fish. This mostly stems from them being very hardy fish. But, do you know about the very common myths about them?
Many newbies in the fishkeeping community have problems dealing with algae. An outbreak of algae can be a scary ordeal to face. Algae can appear for a multitude of reasons: offset of nutrients, water quality issues, light exposure to name a few. While there are many ways to fight back the spread of algae, one effective way to combat an outbreak would be to enlist the help of an algae eater or two. For the most part, these animals come in many sizes and shapes. Some of them being more effective than others. While it might be nice to have some of these algae eaters in every tank, I think it would be wise to check on the requirements of the species in question before making any sudden purchases. After all, you wouldn’t want that small pleco you purchased to grow up to be a 12-inch monster in your ten-gallon aquarium. Here are my 5 Top Algae Eaters for your aquarium.