Fish Tank

Fish Tank information center at zootoo: learn from other fish owners how they dealt with their fish tanks in terms of filters, supplies and more.

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November 3, 2008 | By Sarah S. | 10

How do people feel about this? I have always said that birds should not be pets - that they belong in the wild. However, I have 2 large fish tanks and I feel that I might be somewhat of a hypocrite...

Sarah S.
Tali K.
Taliketeri

November 3, 2008

A: It's always been something that I wondered about. I mean, I think it would be mean if they had originally lived in a large pond or ocean and were then taken from their habitat and put into an enclosed glass case. But, if your large fish tank was all … more ›

May 8, 2008 | By Karen A. | 1

I have several freshwater tropical tanks and have been reading that salt should be added in small amounts to the water. This is confusing to me, since I thought fresh water tanks were the absence of salt. I have Bettas and Cichlids in 3 tanks, Dano… more ›

sharon d.
3devinecats

May 10, 2008

A: Hi Karen,I just want to say that I've kept tropical tanks all of my life ,and the only time that salt was ever involved was when I was treating someone for an illness or a Parasite. Salt is a very tricky product once you begin using it, because it do… more ›

April 13, 2008 | By Karen A. | 2

I have several tanks - but started wondering why we add rocks to the tanks. The only reasons I can think of is to make the habitat as close to the natural setting - or to make it look pretty.

Jill R.
DocJill

April 13, 2008

A: gravel is pretty with a purpose...it also helps trap waste so everything isn't floating around. if you ever have a fish bowl without it, you will see what I mean, its really messy without gravel

News

February 17, 2008 | By Matt V. | 1023

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon researchers say they’re finding an increasing number of aquarium fish living in the wild. It’s a problem that could push out natural inhabitants and destroy ecosystems. They say that the problem is caused by … more ›

Aquarium Fish Threaten Oregon's Wild Aquatic Life

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