Camallanus worms. Even the name gives me the willies! Contagious, dangerous, and downright disgusting. They can be VERY difficult to get rid of... ... And the losses can be high if not treated early enough. So: What exactly are they? [...]
Meet the Japanese Trapdoor snail. Aka... ... JTS (abbreviation). Scientific name, Viviparus malleattus. (People sometimes call them "vivs" for short.) Some folks also refer to them as the Chinese mystery snail. Big. Useful. Cute. As far as colors go... You [...]
Swim Bladder Disorder is not actually a disease, but it is a symptom of another problem. We are going to explore what its causes are and how to "cure" it so your goldfish can right itself and get happily swimming again.
Are you looking to make your water change schedule fun and enjoyable... ... rather than a dreaded chore? Want to remove fish waste from the aquarium without hauling buckets? Tired of getting a mouth full of fish [...]
You look in your tank and think, "Something's just not right with my fish... it just lays around." It's true: Most goldfish (if they are healthy) will be swimming all over the place. So sitting at the bottom of the [...]