Setting Up A Vivarium For Fire Bellied Toads

Fire bellied toads (Bombina bombina) are one of the best amphibians to keep in captivity. These toads are typically very attractively colored having a base color of brown or black with bright orange markings on the underside as the name suggests together with, in some specimens, fine green marbling on the back. As well as …

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Betta Fish Tank Size: How Big Should My Betta Fish Tank Be?

The perfect betta fish tank size depends on many different factors. However, at its most basic, a 5 gallon tank should be considered the bare minimum for a single fish. That said, a larger tank is almost always better if you can afford it. Misunderstandings About Betta Fish Tank Sizes There are many misunderstandings and …

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How to Lower pH in an Aquarium or Fish Tank

Getting your water chemistry right is crucial for a healthy fish tank. While there are many different factors to consider, one of the most important is the pH of your aquarium water. All too often the pH of standard tap water is far too high for many species, so in this guide we will discuss …

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Best Aquarium Heaters on Test

So you’re looking for a heater for your fish tank. Where do you even start the search, bearing in mind how many different models there are on the market? How do you figure out which will work for your current (or planned setup)? And most importantly of all, what is the best aquarium heater currently …

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