How to add Pothos to your fish tank

Pothos is a common house plant that can also be used in your aquarium. This guide at Aquarium Blueprints will explain the benefits it has on your water parameters as well as provide a tutorial on how to add it to your fish tank. Quick Navigation: The many names of Pothos Why Pothos is the … Read more

What is mulm (and how to get rid of it)

If you have a fish tank, you will eventually get mulm. This guide at Aquarium Blueprints will explain what this substance is in addition to providing the necessary steps to get rid of it. Quick Navigation: What is mulm? Disadvantages of having mulm in your fish tank Benefits of mulm in aquariums Should you keep … Read more

How to avoid overstocking your fish tank

When it comes to stocking your aquarium, it is very tempting to add as much fish as possible. However, doing so will lead to water quality issues that will negatively affect the health of your aquatic pets. This guide at Aquarium Blueprints will help you determine the right amount of fish to add to your … Read more

How to safely acclimate your new aquarium fish

If you do not properly acclimate your fish before putting them into your tank, you could end up making them sick and send them to their eventual death. This guide at Aquarium Blueprints is going to teach you the benefits of acclimation as well as the various methods. Quick Navigation: Why you should acclimate your … Read more

How to safely quarantine new aquarium fish

One of the biggest mistakes fish keepers can make is not quarantining the new fish they are planning on adding to an existing community. This could lead to an outbreak of diseases that may wipe out most, if not all, of the occupants in the fish tank. This guide at Aquarium Blueprints will disclose the … Read more

What to look out for when buying aquarium fish online

While we generally prefer buying aquarium fish from our local fish store, purchasing online does have some distinct advantages. This guide at Aquarium Blueprints will list out some of these advantages, in addition to the disadvantages, of online fish shopping while also providing tips as to what to look out for. Quick Navigation: Advantages of … Read more

Do you need a fish net?

A fish net is vitally important for fish keepers. You need it to safely move fish around without do any harm to your aquatic pets in the process. A fishing net also has other utilities such as scooping up decomposing organic matter. How to use a net to transport new fish to your tank After … Read more