No doubt, adding natural plants to your aquarium can add a spark of beauty to your fish tank and also provides your fish with the ideal habitat that will allow them to hideout from time to time. There are also many other benefits of having aquarium plants. However, if you are just a beginner, have [...]


The pH scale is a logarithmic one that is used to express the acidity of a solution. It runs from 0-14. The acid portion of the scale runs from 0-6.9 and the basic portion runs form 7.1 -14. A pH of 7.0 is exactly neutral. Each unit on the pH represents ten fold difference in [...]

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The nitrogen-containing amino(NH2) is strong smelling alkaline ingredient, often used in most cleaning solutions. Ammonia is very toxic to all organisms’ cells including your aquarium discus, even at low concentrations. Therefore, your discus fish must get rid of it quickly. Usually, removing nitrogenous waste is not a serious problem for fish living in a much [...]


With proper tank setup and maintenance, you can easily address some of the most common known causes of discus fish diseases. Therefore, it’s of paramount importance that you learn as much as you can about proper tank setup and maintenance, if you want your discus fish to live a long and healthy life. Alkalic and [...]