It’s unfortunate that our fish get sick but it happens and sometimes for no explainable reason. The number of unexplainable questions that arise when you discover you have a sick fish can get stressful. In addition, the diagnosis of disease can, for some ailments, be difficult or wrong. Then a misdiagnosed disease and its subsequent treatment can exacerbate the problem your wildlife is experiencing. This can all be a stressful situation!
Archives for December 2017
Build up of nitrogenous waste, detritus, and impurities in an aquarium cause fish to stress and can lead directly to disease and possibly death of your aquatic wildlife. An aquarist’s understanding of the nitrogen cycle is key to maintaining a healthy aquatic environment.
Algae are a wonderful group of plants that have evolved over billions of years to adapt themselves to just about any aquatic habitat where the nutrients and sunlight are enough for proliferation. On the other hand, for aquatic hobbyists it can be a nuisance and an eyesore. So what to do?