Do Betta Fish Need a Water Filter?

betta fish

Bettas are usually seen in aquariums without a filter. In stores, they are sometimes kept in tiny glasses of water. So do betta fish really need a water filter? A filter is not a must for a Betta to thrive. However, it would help a lot in keeping the water quality high, removing the debris … Read more

When to Change the Filter in a Fish Tank

when to change aquarium filter

The most typical queries from first-timers are mostly related to fish tank filters. When to change the filter in your fish tank and how often? Are fish tank filters necessary at all? Which one should I use? Fear not, here is a complete guide to all your filter-related questions.  If you are a die-hard fish … Read more

Should a Fish Tank Filter Be Under Water? (Best Practice)

should fish tank filter be under water

When it comes to aquariums, who doesn’t love colorful, unique fish in a giant water tank with underwater plants and props? It looks lovely, but you must put extra care and effort into making it look that way. Your tank’s filter is extremely important as it keeps the water clean and helps maintain the balance … Read more

Sealed vs Unsealed Jarrarium: What to Choose? [Answered]

sealed vs unsealed jarrarium

Before even starting your own jarrarium, you should decide how you want it to be: a sealed jarrarium that should basically be a self-sustaining water ecosystem; or an unsealed one that allows you to do maintenance whenever needed and fix any wrongs along the way. While it might sound like an unsealed jarrarium is easier … Read more

Best Plants for a Jarrarium

best plants for jarrariums

The choice of plants you can successfully grow in a jarrarium is limited compared to a regular aquarium. In a jar you will have less space, maintenance will be more difficult and you might also have no external light. Plus, you might want to build a self-sustaining, no maintenance jarrarium or water ecosystem. The best … Read more